At the end of two weeks of voting, one Golden Valley business rose to the top.
Golden Valley residents say ACE Hardware has the best lawn and garden center. The store off Highway 55 received the most votes in the Readers' Choice poll that began April 16. It is the fifth Readers' Choice winner, since Golden Valley Patch began running polls in late February. Check back Monday for a new Readers' Choice poll.
Here is a small sampling of the stories we featured from Nov. 28 - Dec. 4
One local hardware store faces a temporary winter supply shortage on the eve of rough winter weather.
"For hardware stores, bad weather gives you business. You're there to help people in the bad times, whether it's in an ice storm or snowstorm, you're there to help them out." But what happens when a hardware store faces a shipment snafu? That's what Dale Hoffmann, Manager of Kuiper's Ace Hardware Store in Golden Valley is facing after a shipment of approximately $3,000 worth of winter supplies is several days late. And with a wet wintry mix quickly moving into the Twin Cities overnight, it's a race against time for this small, local business. "You're relying on your regular supplier and when something like this happens, it hurts." It hurts the bottom line and being a much smaller business competing with area big box stores like Menards, …
People don't have to travel to one of the "Dales" to save money on their holiday shopping.
Golden Valley may not be home to large shopping malls, but that doesn't mean local retailers won't be offering Black Friday deals. Here are some of the places you can go to within the city limits: Mainstream Boutique: Down in the Valley: Ace Hardware: O'Reilly Auto Parts: Menards: Walgreens: