Minnesota’s emergence from shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic inched forward Wednesday, as Gov. Tim Walz announced limited openings of a number of sectors of society and the economy, but not until June 1.
This handsome, easy-going, young male orange tabby was found with his littermates. He plays with cat toys, enjoys window watching, hunting real mice, uses scratching posts and playing with his water bowl. In unfamiliar situations he is nervous and curiously investigates strangers, but is fri…
Do you know where the heck this is? Each week we publish a detail of a local landmark, and the next week we identify it. But because this is the final issue of the Lakeshore Weekly News, we won't be able to publish the answer and the names of those who guessed it correctly in next week's paper.
LONG LAKE — Alice Rancour said she and “a bunch of neighbors and friends” got together to make creations for the statewide homemade mask drive last weekend.
If Nibir Sarma’s neighbors hear the soft strains of a saxophone from his windows in the coming months, they can thank Alex Trebek for the music.
EXCELSIOR — Paul and Rachelle Taunton of Chanhassen sat at the rear of their boat, enjoying a meal and enjoying Lake Minnetonka.
The state of Minnesota on Friday launched a new website for people to find locations to get tested for the coronavirus, with two locations in the Lake Minnetonka area.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata City Council is scheduled to review the Boatworks redevelopment application on May 5.
Distance learning will continue at schools across Minnesota for the remainder of the school year due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Gov. Tim Walz said on April 23.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced Thursday (April 23) afternoon that students will remain at home for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.
Celebrating the birth of cute farm critters is a springtime tradition at the Minnesota Zoo that goes back years, but this year marks the first time the Farm Babies program is a virtual experience.
We have appreciated the long-time support shown by residents and businesses in the city of Eden Prairie and communities surrounding Lake Minnetonka. We developed many partnerships over the years with our loyal advertisers and readers who turned to us as their primary source for local news an…
The Minnesota Golf Association has cancelled or rescheduled all events through May 31 including Member Days, Senior Tour, and men’s, women’s and junior competitions.
We have transformed Minnesota. Each of its 87,000 square miles in some way bears the effects of humanity's development and its leftovers, according to researchers and advocates around the state.
EXCELSIOR — Edy Peterson stood on her fourth-floor balcony, smiling and vigorously waving.
Some area schools ranked highly on U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best High Schools in Minnesota list, released April 21.
After careful consideration, Special Olympics Minnesota has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Summer Games, one of the organization’s biggest events of the year.
Annual physicals; eyeglass prescription renewals; dental cleanings. All of these non-essential healthcare services have been put on hold as doctors from optometrists to dentists struggle to stay socially distanced from the few patients who require emergency services unrelated to the COVID-19…
DEEPHAVEN — Ruth Stricker, the founder of The Marsh, a center for balance and fitness in Minnetonka, died on Tuesday, April 14. She was 85.
Orono Police Chief Correy Farniok and other area law enforcement leaders said they, along with other emergency response units, have altered their approaches when responding to calls for assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic.
PLYMOUTH — For the first time in its 40-year history, Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners has a new executive director.
PLYMOUTH — Hidden cultural and historic gems in the Twin Cities area, including several in the Lake Minnetonka area, are not hidden anymore, thanks to a recently released book.
For Cheryle Gannaway of Prior Lake, there really was no way of maintaining the grass on hill on the side of her home. The grass was becoming the "pet" she didn't want — taking a lot of time and money to upkeep and feed.
Not being able to find a hitting partner or get outdoors due to weather or get into your health club because of current COVID-19 restrictions is certainly no fun for anyone.
WAYZATA – More than 40 residents of Meridian Manor in Wayzata have been moved out after 19 residents and seven staff members tested positive for the coronavirus, Laurie Sykes, regional director of operations with Transforming Age, which owns Meridian Manor, told Lakeshore Weekly News on April 18.
In 2020, there is a plethora of new technology to turn your regular, old home into a smart home. Forget about vacuuming, using light switches and security systems of the past — your new “smarter” home is waiting for you.
The annual step to it challenge begins May 1, and cities are encouraging residents to participate.
It seems simple enough. If I’m going to a store or restaurant, why not see if my neighbors want something too?
MOUND — Efforts to allow backyard chickens in the city of Mound have laid an egg at least twice before, but proponents are flocking together to try it again.
MOUND — Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Foundation has awarded $3,000 to Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) in Mound, the foundation said in a news release.
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