News By Month: May 2014

To support their residents in the military and their families at home, the Cities of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale will officially become Yellow Ribbon Communities at a proclamation ceremony Sunday, June 15, 10:30 am, at the Crystal Airport (5800 Crystal Airport Road, Crystal, MN). Read More

Golden Valley citizens and organizations that serve the community are encouraged to participate in the spring Bridge Builders event set for Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10 am-noon, at the Golden Valley Historical Society, 6731 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley. Read More

A new type of left turn indication, the flashing yellow arrow, is now operating at Xenia Ave and Golden Hills Dr, replacing the more traditional left turn indication. The Xenia Ave/Golden Hills Dr intersection will be the second in Golden Valley to have flashing yellow arrows (Winnetka Ave/Golden Valley Rd was the first in 2012). Read More

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, recycling collection for residents in the gray service area will occur Saturday, May 31, instead of the usual Friday collection. Residents who live in the blue service area will not see any service changes.

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Starting the week before Memorial Day, Golden Valley’s Flag Row extends along Golden Valley Rd from Hwy 100 to Winnetka Ave. Hundreds of US flags, interspersed with POW-MIA flags, line the road in a tribute to those who have fallen. Over the years, dozens of Golden Valley residents have rallied to the cause. This is their story.

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Westbound Golden Valley  Rd is closed between Douglas Dr (CSAH 102) and Rhode Island Ave due to excavation necessary for Centerpoint Energy’s Pipeline Integrity Project. Traffic is being detoured onto Country Club Dr and Hwy 55. Read More

Today’s grand opening of Wildwood Park’s new playground featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony by officials from the City of Golden Valley, Hennepin County, and the Robbinsdale School District 281/SEA School, after which the SEA School kids enjoyed their first recess with the new playground equipment. Read More

Hennepin County is selling compost bins to help you get started with backyard composting, a great way to turn food and yard waste into a nutrient-rich resource. The bins are 3’ x 3’ x 3’, made of cedar and wire mesh, and cost $45. Read More

More than 100 vehicles will be auctioned by Hennepin County and local municipalities on Saturday, May 31, 9:30 a.m. The auction is open to the public, and all types of vehicles will be sold. Read More

Dispose of your household hazardous waste June 12-14, 9 am–4 pm, at Hennepin County’s collection event at St Louis Park Jr High School, 2025 Texas Ave S, St Louis Park. Hennepin County organizes collection events throughout the year to give residents convenient, local disposal options for household hazardous waste. Read More