The multi-platinum rock band the Barenaked Ladies is returning to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 26 for the sixth edition of their “Last Summer On Earth Tour.”
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Art Experience is taking a break this year due to road construction in downtown Wayzata, according to a Jan. 20 news release from the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce.
At this time of year, I get a lot of emails and texts from people reporting they are hearing an owl hooting outside their windows at night. While many enjoy the sound, others complain they can’t get to sleep. Either way, the chances are a great horned owl is the culprit. The great horned owl…
WAYZATA — Wayzata band alumni and friends are hosting a fundraising concert on March 14 for the Woody Budnick/Chip Williams Scholarship Fund, which provides an annual college scholarship to a Wayzata High School band senior, according to a news release.
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Marty Doll believes his communications background will be a vital attribute as he soon begins his position as Victoria’s community and economic development director.
Schools in the area are closing early and canceling or postponing afternoon and evening activities due to the pending snowstorm.
Football teams watch game films, baseball hitters study opposing pitchers, hockey and other coaches scout the competition, so it's really no surprise that video learning advanced the game of tennis more so than anything else in the last decade.
When Kit Avery was hired in 2012 to lead the Southwest Christian boys basketball program, wins or losses was never the first priority. It was instilling "an eagerness to wholeheartedly excel in every endeavor, going above and beyond the call of duty.
MINNETONKA — Former Minnetonka football coach Dave Nelson was recently honored with the Power of Influence Award.
EXCELSIOR — Earlier in the school year, a second-grader at Excelsior Elementary School approached principal Stacy DeCorsey with an idea — students should have reusable water bottles so they don’t use the plastic ones that get tossed after one use.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth's Skate the Garden event has been postponed until Thursday, Jan. 23, due to "frigid cold temperatures," the city said on Thursday, Jan. 16.
WAYZATA — Gov. Tim Walz recommended $10 million be granted to the city of Wayzata for the Lake Effect project, according to a Jan. 10 news release from the governor’s office.
This affectionate, puppy-active, male golden retriever was rescued from the meat trade in China. Rocky was born around March 2019. He is crate trained, house trained and knows how to sit. Rocky likes to hang out with his people, is eager to please and is food motivated. He follows you, gives…
MINNETONKA — Kimberly Wilburn, a longtime Minnetonka resident, has announced she’s running for Hennepin County Commissioner in District 6, according to a Jan. 15 news release.
PLYMOUTH — The city of Plymouth is seeking public feedback on playground designs for two parks, according to a news release from the city.
On some of the coldest nights of the year, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get out of the house. However, hopping onto a bright purple shuttle bus that transports you to breweries in the southwest metro may do the trick.
MINNETONKA — For anyone who has dreamed of being surrounded by puppies — or more specifically corgis — Boom Island Brewing in Minnetonka hosted an event on Sunday, Jan. 12, catered toward you.
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association named St. Cloud State University junior goaltender Emma Polusny as Goalie of the Week for Jan. 6-12.
Mara McCollor, a 2019 Wayzata graduate and current Dartmouth College freshman, has been named to the U.S. team that will compete at the Cross Country Skiing World Junior Championships in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, Feb 28-March 8.
With four individual champions and 10 top-five finishes, the Wayzata wrestling team captured the team title at the Elk River Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Trojans amassed 175.5 points to beat out 10 other teams including Princeton (156.5), Prior Lake (133), Annandale-Maple Lake (125…
Almost four years ago, on Jan. 30, my daughter took her own life. I tell this story not to elicit sympathy or for dramatic effect. I tell this story in the hopes that someone struggling with suicidal thoughts will see the devastating pain caused by suicide loss and seek help to avoid it. I a…
EXCELSIOR — Ann Woodbeck and her husband Dale's goal after purchasing Excelsior Bay Books is "just not to wreck it," she told Lakeshore Weekly News.
Minnesotans are all too familiar with the gloominess that comes along with the long winters. The days are short and there's not much sunlight to soak up, which can leave people feeling sluggish.
MINNETONKA BEACH — Cities in the Lake Minnetonka area have approved their 2020 budgets and finalized their property tax levies.
The new year is a great time to make new goals, but often resolutions get a bad rap. Ask someone what their New Year’s resolution is and you’ll probably hear some groans. Here are some pointers for making and keeping your resolutions.
PLYMOUTH — The 10th annual Fire & Ice festival medallion hunt started on Jan. 9 with the first clue posted on plymouthmn.gov, according to a news release from the city of Plymouth.
Update: The program on the Equal Rights Amendment in Minnesota scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, has been postponed due to weather. It will be rescheduled to a later date.
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