MINNETONKA — The residents of Ward 3 in Minnetonka are still waiting to hear who will represent them for the next two years on the City Council as the Ward 3 race faces a recount.
MINNETONKA — Gov. Tim Walz awarded five Minnesota companies for global excellence on Nov. 7, including three local companies — Fireaway Inc. in Minnetonka, Tolomatic Inc. in Hamel and Dailin Applied in Plymouth/Faribault.
Penelope Helm stood on the blocks, the second of four legs into the pool in the 400-yard freestyle relay in the Class AA State Girls Swimming and Diving Meet Nov. 16.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No gifts means very little stress. Just time with your family and your own traditions. I’m sure some people’s traditions revolve around watching football, playing games or eating certain foods. My family had those, sure, but our best tradition was the “tu…
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PLYMOUTH — A Level 3 predatory offender has moved to Plymouth, according to a Nov. 15 news release from the Plymouth Police Department.
WAYZATA — The Central Avenue/County Road 101 bridge over U.S. Highway 12 will be open by Sunday, Nov. 17, David Aeikens, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in an email on Friday, Nov. 15.
PLYMOUTH — The Foursome Fine Menswear, a clothing and footwear store for men, is celebrating 10 years in Plymouth. The store moved from Wayzata 10 years ago but has been operating for 84 years total, according to a news release from the company. The Foursome is located at 3570 Vicksburg Lane…
BROOKLYN PARK — A 31-year-old Plymouth man was biking in Brooklyn Park on Wednesday, Nov. 13, when he was hit and killed by a school bus, according to officials.
The Pride Institute, in its small brick building on Martin Drive and Mitchell Road, is easy to miss from the road. But despite its “subdued presence” in Eden Prairie, as its Director of Utilization Review Ann Lieble describes it, the substance use disorder treatment and recovery center is th…
I would like to take this opportunity to thank our community for re-electing me to the Wayzata School Board. I look forward to continuing my service and am excited for the opportunity.
This confident, outgoing boy is friendly with folks he knows and strangers. Ned is house trained, and is calm and quiet when in his crate. He gets along with most dogs, hasn’t met cats, and should be OK with kids over age 8, but hasn’t met them. Ned will eagerly meet you at the door, reach u…
MINNETONKA — Xcel Energy awarded six businesses for their outstanding energy efficiency achievements at its annual Energy Solutions Expo, including Minnetonka company, Cargill, according to a news release from Xcel Energy.
EXCELSIOR — John Browne is a 17-year-old and a junior at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria. This October he also became a published author, when his children’s book “Quacky, Smacky & Tacky” was published.
PLYMOUTH — The Rockford Road/County Road 9 bridge over Interstate 494 and all the ramps at the intersection are open to traffic, the city of Plymouth said in a Nov. 7 news release.
LONG LAKE — Honoring veterans from all chapters of the United States military and all U.S. wars with a special focus on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted a Veterans Day program at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Lake.
A punishing ground game, consistent quarterback play, and an opportunistic defense allowed the Wayzata Trojans to record a 38-21 victory over the Centennial Cougars on Friday, Nov. 9, in a Class 6A state quarterfinal matchup at Chanhassen High School.
Anxiety, stress, depression, suicide, isolation; the physical health of students has always been taken seriously in schools, but mental health is often overlooked. Excused absences from schools across the nation require “legitimate excuses,” and this list rarely acknowledges mental breaks.
Jojo Jorgenson has moved around a bunch. After living in Minnetonka for nine years when she was younger, her family returned for her senior year of high school.
MOUND — The Mound Fire Department added $125,121 in grants and donations to bolster its budget in 2019, according to a news release from the department.
Scott Jackson thought about all the past teams that came so close. The past players that came up one match short in 2009 and 2010. He wished they could have experienced what he and the Wayzata team felt Nov. 9.
Wayzata and Eagan, just how Trojans head coach Scott Jackson drew it up on the first day of practice on Aug. 11. No. 1 vs No. 2 for the Class 3A State Volleyball title.
Just two points from the unthinkable, Minnetonka players, arms around one another, with very few tears, thanked the crowd for their support.
MOUND — Almost exactly a year after releasing her first children’s book, Mound native Mikaela Casey has published the second in her “Lenny the Loon” series, titled “Lenny the Loon: A Tour of the Twin Cities.”
GREENWOOD — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) says a hate crime occurred against a Muslim DoorDash driver in the southern Lake Minnetonka area the morning of Sunday, Oct. 27.
WAYZATA — While people have been composting for a while — dumping organic waste into compost piles or backyard bins — the emergence of trash companies hauling away organic waste is fairly new. Randy’s Environmental Services is among the trash haulers that serves Hennepin County, offering gar…
PLYMOUTH — After an embroiled conversation followed by several months of silence, the Plymouth City Council has decided not to enroll the city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities program. GreenStep Cities is a voluntary program run by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that is designed to …
Scarlet is an outgoing, mellow, friendly petite female orange tabby born around October 2018. She really likes people and immediately accepts strangers and kids over age 4. She’ll entertain you with interactive toys or plays by herself with toy mice. She’s affectionate and likes to sit in yo…
The halls are decked at the historic Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, with lighted Christmas trees throughout the mansion to get people in the holiday spirit.
On paper, not many expected Minnetonka Volleyball to repeat the kind of success that came in 2018. Twenty-four wins, a Lake Conference title, and a Section 2AAA championship appearance.
MOUND — Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, a nonprofit helping homeless and hungry youth in the Twin Cities, granted the Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) with $6,421 on Oct. 29 to provide more meals to those facing food insecurity in western Hennepin County, according to a…
MINNETONKA — When Brent Sass graduated from Minnetonka High School in 1998 he didn’t see himself winning the Yukon Quest — twice.
MINNETRISTA — The Westonka School Board will not see any changes this election cycle as all four incumbents were re-elected to the School Board after running unopposed, according to unofficial election results.
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