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Blue Line Extension flyover video released
Published March 21, 2017 at 11:50 am
Blue Line Extension open houses begin March 20
Published March 15, 2017 at 10:00 am
A video visualizing the Golden Valley Road station. (Video courtesy of Blue Line Extension Project Office) The Blue Line Extension project staff members are gearing up for a round of open houses beginning March 20 in Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, Crystal, Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. The light...
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison falls short in DNC chair bid
Published March 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm
Although U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison lost his quest to become chair of the Democratic National Convention, he called Americans winners based on the selection of former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez for the job. “The American people have won today,” said Ellison, DFL-Minneapolis, after the...
New Hope moves forward with 2017 Northwood North infrastructure project
Published February 2, 2017 at 12:39 pm
The New Hope City Council approved plans and specifications Jan. 23 for the Northwood North area infrastructure project. The 2017 street reconstruction project will improve 2.4 miles of city streets north of Northwood Lake. Of those 2.4 miles, 1.4 miles of streets will be fully reconstructed. Full...
District 45 town hall meeting set for Feb. 4
Published January 31, 2017 at 12:41 pm
Rep. Lyndon Carlson, Rep. Mike Freiberg and Sen. Ann Rest will host a town hall meeting 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N., to discuss the 2017 legislative session. These legislators represent Senate District 45 which includes Crystal, New Hope,...
New Hope lays framework for 2040 comprehensive plan
Published January 28, 2017 at 8:00 am
The New Hope City Council and staff members are preparing to update the city’s 2040 comprehensive plan. The plan, updated every 10 years, includes the community’s natural environment, land use, transportation and infrastructure goals which defines New Hope’s future growth, development and...
Two committees to address New Hope pool, park needs
Published January 27, 2017 at 8:00 am
The City of New Hope is creating two committees to address master planning for the community’s outdoor pool and Civic Center Park, in conjunction with the design phase of the new police department and city hall. The city council discussed the committees and schedules at a Jan. 17 work session...
A childhood dream comes true for New Hope officer
Published January 21, 2017 at 8:00 am
Anthony Gust knew at a young age he wanted to become a police officer. On Jan. 9, that dream came true as Gust swore to protect and serve the city of New Hope. “I can’t think of a better guy to swear in,” said Chief Tim Fournier. Gust’s family and fellow officers were in attendance...
New Hope resident, workers acknowledged for life-saving actions
Published January 20, 2017 at 8:00 am
Heroism (her·o·ism) n. – heroic conduct especially as exhibited in fulfilling a high purpose or attaining a noble end. Three citizens and nine police officers were awarded commendations for heroic conduct by New Hope Police Chief Tim Fournier during the Jan. 9 city council meeting. “We...
The Blue Line Extension receives approval to begin engineering phase
Published January 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm
The Blue Line Extension, a light rail transitway connecting Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Golden Valley with downtown Minneapolis, received approval today to begin the engineering phase from the Federal Transit Administration. This action comes a month after the Southwest Light Rail...