EXCELSIOR — The Minnesota Streetcar Museum is looking for volunteers to operate the historic Excelsior Streetcar Line in downtown Excelsior, according to a news release from the museum.
PLYMOUTH — The city of Plymouth decided to take on a bit of extra work on Tuesday, Feb. 11, when the City Council passed a resolution to adopt a joint powers agreement to conduct the permitting process for the city of Medicine Lake.
WAYZATA — Trying for a third time, a developer has submitted a new development plan for the Boatworks building to the city of Wayzata, according to the Feb. 14 city newsletter.
WAYZATA — Assistant Hennepin County Attorney Cheri Sudit is running for the Hennepin County Commissioner seat in District 6, according to a news release.
PLYMOUTH — State Sen. Paul Anderson, R-Plymouth, will not be seeking re-election this year, he announced in a news release on Feb. 14.
PLYMOUTH — The city of Plymouth once again faced a decision and a long evening of testimony about the GreenStep Cities Program at its Jan. 28 City Council meeting.
MINNETONKA — Friends of the Ridgedale Library is holding a book sale on Saturday, Feb. 15, and Sunday, Feb. 16, according to a news release from the group.
MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka Mayor Brad Wiersum gave his State of City address on Wednesday, Feb. 5, to discuss current happenings in the city and what he’s looking forward to in 2020.
Carver County Parks has issued a warning to dog owners at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park's Off Leash Dog Park in Chanhassen.
EXCELSIOR — The steamboat Minnehaha is still in search of a solution to its launch site predicament. Members of the Museum of Lake Minnetonka board, which owns the Minnehaha, plan to address the Excelsior City Council at its meeting on March 2.
EXCELSIOR — The first Klondike Dog Derby is kicking off in Excelsior this Saturday morning, Feb. 8, with some opening events ahead of the race on Sunday, Feb. 9, when 320 dogs and their owners will race around Lake Minnetonka.
PLYMOUTH — Three events in the next several weeks will take a look at the future of the Hollydale Golf Course, which faces a proposed 319-home development.
MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka Charter Commission met on Jan. 28 to hear from experts on ranked choice voting after a group of residents asked the city to look at a different approach for Minnetonka municipal elections.
PLYMOUTH — For Plymouth’s 31st Fire and Ice Festival, the warm weather made all the difference as around 5,000 people trekked out to Parkers Lake Park on Saturday, Feb. 1, to have all kinds of winter fun on Parkers Lake.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society has been awarded a $6,000 grant, the Minnesota Historical Society said in a Jan. 23 news release.
MINNETRISTA — Discussions about energy affordability for customers and utility companies is expected to continue as the Minnesota Legislature considers the proposed Clean Energy First Act.
HOPKINS — Several Lake Minnetonka-area educators are nominated for Minnesota’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, according to a news release from Education Minnesota.
EXCELSIOR — A small boat is strategically packed with SCUBA gear — oxygen tanks line the stern — folding chairs, coolers and other bags of gear; some items shoved into every nook and cranny of the vessel.
PLYMOUTH — The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee will visit the Plymouth Creek Center as part of its Senate Bonding Tour on Jan. 28 to learn about the city’s bonding request, according to a news release from the city.
MOUND — More than 100 people lined up on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Surfside Park in Mound to jump into freezing cold water for the Lake Minnetonka Polar Plunge, which benefits Special Olympics Minnesota.
ORONO — Lake Minnetonka’s Big Island Nature Park is slated for improvements if the city of Orono can raise the $400,000 needed to complete several projects.
MINNETONKA — Colorful dancers twirled and dipped on the stage at Hopkins High School while the halls filled with the language of Tamil on Saturday, Jan. 18, for the Pongal Harvest Festival.
WAYZATA — Barb Carey says there is a big problem with the media’s representation of ice fishers, and she’s working on the solution.
MOUND — Fifteen-year-old Ryder Zwolinski wasn’t thinking when he busted open the door and pulled his father out of the burning garage — he just acted, he told Lakeshore Weekly News.
EXCELSIOR — The cold, snow and wind did not stop the eighth annual North American Pond Hockey Championship from being played on Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay Jan. 16-19.
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.
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.
PLYMOUTH — The city of Plymouth is seeking public feedback on playground designs for two parks, according to a news release from the city.
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.
MINNETONKA BEACH — Cities in the Lake Minnetonka area have approved their 2020 budgets and finalized their property tax levies.
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.
EXCELSIOR — The steamboat Minnehaha is still in search of a new home. Members of the board of directors of the Museum of Lake Minnetonka planned to present at the Jan. 6 Excelsior City Council meeting but instead will present at the Feb. 3 meeting, according to board member Jeff Lambert.
PLYMOUTH — Aging infrastructure is an ongoing issue across the United States and the cities around Lake Minnetonka are no different. This winter, many cities around the lake have seen water main breaks causing water to be shut off for hours at a time.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners voted to continue allowing refugee resettlement in its borders at its Jan. 7 meeting.
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