News By Month: July 2014

For the second consecutive year, Golden Valley is hosting a Battle of the Badges community blood drive Wednesday, Aug 20, 1- 5 pm, at 7800 Golden Valley Rd (check in at the Public Safety Building). Read More

The July 24 grand opening of the new playground at Gearty Park featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony planned by City Parks and Recreations staff and kids from the Gearty Park Afternoon Playground Group. The celebration included City officials and area residents.

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Due to rain, the 17th annual Golden Valley Golf Classic, sponsored by the Golden Valley Human Services Fund (GVHSF), has been rescheduled to Friday, Sept 19, at Brookview Golf Course, 200 Brookview Parkway. Read More

Enjoy interacting with youth and playing carnival games? Then sign on to help at Golden Valley’s annual Penny Carnival, set for Friday, July 25, at the Brookview Park large picnic shelter. Read More

Go behind the scenes at the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) during the 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy, which runs every Tuesday for seven weeks starting Sept 16. Classes are held from 6-9 pm in the GVPD at 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

Bring your family, a chair or blanket, and your love of ice cream and join the celebration Monday, July 14, 7 pm at Brookview Park. Read More

Minnesota’s Night To Unite is Tuesday, Aug 5, and now is the time to start planning your neighborhood’s celebration.

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has removed Wirth Lake in Golden Valley from the state’s Impaired Waters List and has submitted the action, termed “delisting,” to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for final approval. Wirth Lake has been on the list since 2002 due to excess nutrients, specifically phosphorous. Read More

Construction begins Wed, July 9 on the first segment of Golden Valley’s asphalt overlay project, which includes Rhode Island Ave N and 10th Ave from Golden Valley Rd to Winnetka Ave. The first phase of work is scheduled to take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting, and may cause some minor traffic impacts. Read More

Pennsylvania Ave will be closed to traffic at Golden Valley Rd starting today, Mon, July 7. The road is anticipated to be open by Sat, July 12, weather permitting. A marked detour will be provided on Golden Valley Rd, Rhode Island Ave, 10th Ave, Winnetka Ave, and Knoll St.

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