The news cycle around the COVID-19 pandemic can feel like it's nonstop.
"Prince was known for his secretive 'pop-up' concerts at Paisley Park. He would slyly announce the concert with just hours-notice and welcome all who arrived," states a Paisley Park press release.
This confident, friendly, gray, male kitten gets along with respectful kids and dogs and most cats. He was bottle fed after being found at one week of age. Tory likes to be held, gives kitty kisses, face and ankle rubs, door greets, follows you, jumps into your lap or lets you place him ther…
Local organizations across the Twin Cities are finding creative ways to connect the community to art, learning and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PLYMOUTH – The city of Plymouth will sweep streets citywide ahead of its annual water main flushing, set to begin the week of April 13.
Pandemics are scary enough without the isolation that comes along with social distancing, economic turmoil and quarantine.
Saying that life as we know it has changed is an understatement. We are at the beginning of a marathon here in Minnesota when it comes to COVID-19. Where the finish line is remains unclear.
With the tune of “You Are My Sunshine” drifting over the parking lot of The Waters of Excelsior senior living community, under a bright blue sky, it was easy to forget the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic for a moment.
One of the things that I am constantly reminding (and reassuring) my newer students is: "Tennis is not rocket science, it's about striking a ball and clearing a net."
Long Lake Fire Department Chief James Van Eyll received an interesting comment when recently exiting a distillery and loading two 5-gallon containers into his vehicle.
On March 11, the world changed. That was the day the novel coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic. I never dreamed that in my lifetime we would be facing a pandemic. It is terrifying. I don’t know about you, but I am frightened. None of the movies, TV shows or books in the world coul…
HOPKINS — Hopkins-based Stages Theatre Company launched Stages Beyond the Stage on March 19, according to a news release.
There are a total of 398 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota – up 52 cases from March 26, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Arrests have been made in connection with catalytic converter thefts, including thefts in Minnetonka, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said on March 27.
After spending nearly two years focusing on ensuring Minnesota gets an accurate census count to prevent the loss of a district, state Director of Census Operations and Engagement Andrew Virden was supposed to be getting ready for game time come April.
PLYMOUTH — The city of Plymouth launched a free app called myPlymouth powered by SeeClickFix where residents can connect with the city, according to a news release.
HOPKINS — Hopkins West Junior High Principal Leanne Kampfe was awarded the brand-new Minnesota Association of IB World Schools (MNIB) Leadership Award on March 12, according to a news release from the school district.
Tam Meuwissen has been known as "Five Feet of Fury" throughout her athletic career. An appropriate nickname for the Chanhassen native who played three sports in high school, three sports in college, and now skates down ice, and is a member of the USA Women's National Bandy Team.
Rain fell on the first day of spring March 19. A kindergarten boy, a week removed from never wanting to go back to school, looked out the window. He'd do anything to see his school bus. To be in class with his friends. To eat school lunch, to go outside for recess.
Jackson is friendly and does well with everyone: cats, other dogs, kids and strangers. He is a Basset Griffon Vendeen born November 2011 and has an outgoing, happy demeanor. He reaches a paw up for attention, lays his head in your lap, leans against you, gives dog kisses, enjoys sleeping wit…
TONKA BAY — Families across the Lake Minnetonka area are stuck at home as schools across the state of Minnesota have closed and businesses and organizations order employees to work from home due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday ordered Minnesotans to stay home except for essential needs like food and health care for two weeks beginning Friday, March 27, to buy time to prepare for a wave of COVID-19 cases likely on the way.
Minnetonka-based CANVIVA’s products are typically CBD-based sleep aids, stress relievers and muscle balms. But when owner Jim Zimmerman tried to buy hand sanitizer for his employees in reaction to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and found that even Amazon was sold out, he realized he had…
Sen. Scott Jensen (R-Chaska) issued a Facebook video and an accompanying statement Tuesday, voicing concerns regarding efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
You probably know Gov. Tim Walz has proclaimed a peacetime emergency and ordered K-12 public schools, restaurants and other businesses to close or limit their services during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the other temporary changes state government has made.
Churches have quickly joined other organizations in closing their buildings and moving everything online in response to health officials’ advice to stay home when possible and practice social distancing amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic.
MINNETONKA BEACH — When Steve Schussler and Sunhi Ryan-Schussler bought their home on Minnetonka Beach’s Huntington Point Road in 2017, it was meant to be their forever home. The couple quickly discovered an issue that threatened that notion, and it’s something former property owners had com…
MINNETONKA — Food shelves and emergency service providers in the Lake Minnetonka area have seen an increase in people reaching out for help as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak causes people to lose work and has children home from school.
WAYZATA — The city of Wayzata is looking to better enforce its parking regulations by adding language that specifies how far a vehicle must be moved after the parking limit has expired.
The winter sports season was cut short for many collegiate athletes due to COVID-19 concerns, but many alumni from Lake Minnetonka area high schools still had outstanding seasons. While not a complete list of area alumni competing in collegiate athletics this winter, here are some notable pe…
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