News By Month: April 2017

If you want a fun and easy way to get in shape this spring, the four-week Step To It Challenge is for you. The challenge is a casual way to connect with family, friends, and neighbors and get moving again after a long winter. The program runs May 1-28. Read More

Register for Run the Valley by Friday at 3 pm to get a discounted fee. Pre-registration closes April 28 at 3 pm, but you can also register on the day of the race from 7 to 7:45 am, April 29. Read More

Over the next few months the City of Golden Valley will be inspecting the exteriors and yards of all properties in the community. Inspections will start in May and will take about four to six weeks to complete. Read More

Learn how to create a weather resilient yard Thursday, May 4, 6-9 pm, at a workshop presented by Metro Blooms and sponsored by the West Metro Watershed Alliance and the Cities of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale. The workshop will be at the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr N, Crystal. Read More

One of the key activities for this stage of the Douglas Dr construction project is the removal and replacement of sanitary, storm, and water main pipes. Crews remain busy with this work in two areas right now: Douglas Dr between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Phoenix St, and Duluth St between Douglas Dr and Brunswick Ave. Read More

Extreme heat events in Minnesota are already occurring and expected to become more common, more severe, and longer-lasting as our climate changes. Learning how to prepare and respond will help keep you and your loved ones safe. Read More

Golden Valley needs paid, on-call firefighters. This skills-driven commitment will leave you prepared to face any number of unique challenges, both as a firefighter and a civilian. If you’re interested in learning more, the City is hosting a few informational meetings and demonstrations. Read More

Golden Valley Police Sgt Jeff Johnson cannot overstress the importance of community engagement when it comes to fighting crime. And one of the most effective ways for residents to get involved, he says, it to join a Neighborhood Watch program or start one of their own. Read More

Two statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20 at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. Outdoor warning sirens and NOAA Weather Radios will sound in a simulated tornado warning. The first drill is intended for institutions and businesses. The evening drill is intended for second shift workers and families.

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Kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to bring their bikes out to the annual Bike Rodeo May 3, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Golden Valley City Hall Campus, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More