News By Month: December 2016

Why do cops do what they do? Go behind the scenes at the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) during the 2017 Citizen’s Police Academy, which runs every Tuesday for eight weeks starting Jan 17. Classes are held from 6-9 pm in the GVPD at 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

Starting Tuesday, Jan 3, Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) will close to through traffic between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Golden Valley Rd for winter construction activities.  Read More

Golden Valley’s outdoor skating rinks and warming houses have re-opened. Read More

Due to poor ice conditions, Golden Valley’s outdoor skating rinks and warming houses will be closed Monday, Dec 26. They will remain closed until further notice. Read More

Snow and cold temps are bringing winter fun to Golden Valley. The recreation trails at Brookview are scheduled to open Dec 20, and City skating rinks and warming houses are scheduled to open Dec 21. Read More

At its Dec 6 meeting, the Golden Valley City Council unanimously adopted the City’s proposed 2017-2018 biennial budget and 2017 tax levy (payable 2017). The 2017 tax levy will be $21,531,403, a reduction of $131,700 from the preliminary levy of $21,663,103 adopted by the City Council Sept 20. Read More

Golden Valley Park & Recreation offers several programming options for kids over winter break, including active play, art, theater, and a snow tubing field trip. Read More

On Dec 13, Douglas Dr reopened to traffic between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Medicine Lake Rd (County Rd 70). Work is now complete for the year on this stage of the project. Read More

This year’s Toys for Tots collection runs through Thurs, Dec 15, and ends with a sound-and-light parade. If you want to help, bring new, unwrapped toys to the Golden Valley Police Department at 7800 Golden Valley Road (open 24 hours a day) through 3 pm, Thurs. Don’t forget gifts for older kids and teens.

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The Golden Valley Fire Department encourages residents to keep themselves and their neighbors safe by shoveling out fire hydrants on their block. This prevents fire fighters from having to dig out the hydrants when responding to a fire, saving vital time. Read More