The Golden Valley Police Department raised more than $4,000 for Golden Valley’s Shop With A Cop event. This Tuesday students and GVPD staff competed against teachers and principals in an obstacle-course relay at Noble Elementary School. The funds will be used to take 10 kids from the school on a Target shopping spree Dec 8 to buy Christmas gifts for their family members. This marks the second year of the GVPD’s outreach program, Shop With A Cop.
Santa Claus is coming to town! He will be in Golden Valley for a visit Fri, Dec 2, for Parks and Recreation’s Supper with Santa Event, from 6 to 7:15 pm. Come by the Brookview Community Center to enjoy a grilled dinner followed by a holiday show and a visit from Santa Claus! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 1 and under get in free.
Golden Hills Dr between Colorado Ave and Xenia Ave will be closed Dec 10 from 1-5:30 pm during the CP Holiday Train event in Golden Valley. Traffic will be detoured to Laurel Ave (see map below).
MnDOT will be improving Hwy 169 between Hwy 55 and Hwy 62 starting in January 2017. Both directions of Hwy 169 between Bren Rd and 7th St. (5th St, Lincoln Dr.) will be closed as the Nine Mile Creek bridge is replaced.
Work on the first phase of the Douglas Drive (County Rd 102) reconstruction project is winding down for 2016. Crews expect to have the road between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Medicine Lake Rd (County Rd 70) fully reopened to traffic around mid-December, as weather permits, including westbound lanes on Duluth St.
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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make its first stop in Golden Valley on Dec 10, at 3:35 pm. This free event will be fun for all ages and will support PRISM, our local food shelf. Attendees are encouraged to bring healthy food donations.
Crews installed the first layer of pavement on Douglas Dr between Sandburg Rd and Duluth St today. Any time a project reaches the point where pavement starts to go down, it is an important milestone; however, the road remains closed to through traffic.