The state Department of Natural Resources will postpone a new aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program that was due to launch at the end of the month while legislators consider changes to the program, according to a DNR news release.
In the last five years, the Minnetonka girls’ basketball team has established itself as one of the top programs in the state by winning 75 percent of its games since the 2010-11 season. The one team that the Skippers haven’t been able to figure out is Hopkins. Minnetonka is just 2-11 against them during that same five-year span.
The site of the seventh annual North American Pond Hockey Championship on Lake Minnetonka, otherwise teeming with activity throughout the weekend, was silent for a moment Saturday morning as participants, spectators and volunteers remembered Greg Riebe, a young, athletic father of two who collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack after his team’s second game Friday.
Average retail gasoline prices in the Twin Cities have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,106 gas outlets in the Twin Cities. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.02 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.