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Golden Valley Man Treasures 102-Year-Old Fruitcake

When it comes to holiday desserts, fruitcake is one of the treats that people either love or hate. It is a bit of an oddity with its decorative colors and aroma. But a Golden Valley man’s fruitcake is the talk of the neighborhood and not because the way it tastes – it’s 102 years old.

12/24/2013

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Local Veteran Receives Purple Heart After 44-Year Delay

A Golden Valley veteran just received a military honor after a decades-long delay. Fred Jenness was a Navy Seabee who was wounded in Vietnam in 1969. On Monday afternoon, he finally received a Purple Heart medal. The award was delayed for decades because his mission was classified, which made access to records difficult. Senator Amy Klobuchar, whose office helped Jenness get the medal, spoke at his ceremony.

12/23/2013

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Concern For Minn. Horses Grows As Price Of Hay Triples

After a difficult summer, Minnesota farmers are confronting a new challenge as colder weather moves in. The price of hay has more than tripled in the past six months, fueled by a shortage caused by a drought-plagued autumn and wet spring that diminished yield.

12/19/2013

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Man, 88, Dies After Being Pulled From Indoor Pool

An 88-year-old man died Thursday after being pulled from an indoor pool in Golden Valley, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says.

12/12/2013

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Dogs Rescued From Filthy Breeding Facility Ready For Adoption

An adoption event for 133 dogs rescued this summer from a filthy breeding facility in northern Minnesota is slated for this weekend.

10/10/2013

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Adrian Peterson Wants You To Eat Your Wheaties

Adrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box.
The Vikings star was all smiles after practice on Tuesday when asked about his latest endorsement deal. He called it “probably one of my greatest accomplishments.”

08/13/2013

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Golden Valley Business A Part Of Disc Golf Evolution

A sport born in the 1970s, the first Frisbee golf targets were telephone poles and fire hydrants. But, today, the sport is not only growing, it is changing.

07/13/2013

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Storms Disrupt Metro With Power Outages, Debris

It was a stressful morning for patients and staff at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center in North Minneapolis. NorthPoint CEO Stella Whitney-West says a call to the utility company proved futile. “We immediately tried to call in to Xcel,” Whitney-West said. “Of course, we couldn’t get through.” But the phone calls didn’t stop there.

06/21/2013

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State Patrol Says 10 Squads Struck This Year

The Minnesota State Patrol says March has been a particularly dangerous month for troopers.

04/03/2013

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3 Rescued From Fire At Golden Valley Restaurant

Authorities said there were no serious injuries but three people had to be rescued after a fire at a Golden Valley restaurant Friday morning.

03/29/2013

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WCHA Tourney Bittersweet For MN-ND Fans

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five tournament is underway in St. Paul and thousands of fans at the Xcel Energy Center came to see some teams that will be leaving the conference next year.

03/22/2013

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Good Question: What Happens When A Car Falls Through Ice?

Andrea Good in Golden Valley, Minn., asked: What happens to cars that fall through? Are they towed out in spring, or do they stay there?

02/15/2013

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High-Risk Sex Offender To Move From Golden Valley To Mpls.

A level 3 sex offender will relocate from Golden Valley to Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis Police.

11/30/2012

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Hennepin Co. Reports Voter Turnout Of 84 Percent

Election results show that Hennepin County had a voter turnout of 84 percent, officials say.

11/15/2012

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Warmer Weather Extending Minn. Golfing Season

A lot of Minnesota golfers get through the winter by circling April on the calendar. This season, however, they got a pleasant surprise.

11/08/2012

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