EXCELSIOR — The Suburban restaurant in Excelsior never expected to be in the business of babies, but a special spicy burger has purportedly sent two women into labor unexpectedly and brought two babies into the world.
MINNETONKA — The Lone Lake Park mountain biking trails project will pedal forward as Minnesota Supreme Court denied a petition for review that was holding up the project.
WAYZATA — The Central Avenue/County Road 101 Bridge over Highway 12 in Wayzata will open later than originally planned.
WAYZATA — With butter and syrup on top, the city of Wayzata hosted its fifth annual Pancake Breakfast for the Wayzata Fire Department on Sunday, Sept. 15.
Tyler Stewart, Victoria resident and Chanhassen High School junior, recently competed at the World Wake Surfing Championship. He finished first in the men’s outlaw skim category and earned the world champion title, according to a press release.
MINNETONKA — The Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. home in Minnetonka called Birdwing — facing demolition due to a multi-home development — has been saved and is being moved to Polymath Park in Acme, Pennsylvania, according to Tom Papinashak, CEO of the park.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth City Council narrowly passed a resolution to approve the schematic design plan and authorize design and construction plans for the Plymouth Creek Center renovation and expansion project.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior Apple Day, a festival celebrating community and the fruit that helped put Excelsior on the map, will be held Sept. 21 in downtown Excelsior.
JazzMN Orchestra returns to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres with a new artistic director, JC Sanford, for its 2019-20 season.
As the Feltman brothers talk about the state of the dairy farming, they remember how different Carver County looked during their childhood, populated with dairy farms.
The parents of a teenager killed in Chanhassen by sheriff’s deputies last summer are taking two Carver County offices and a public official to court.
PLYMOUTH — Elizabeth Aseltine started making films in Sacramento, California, creating trailers and industrial films. After taking 10 years off from her film career to raise her children, Aseltine has returned with her award-winning short film, “Good & Truly.”
EXCELSIOR — Quinn Hughes and Tyler Clair, who are both seventh-graders at Minnetonka Middle School West, care a lot about the environment.
Students are invited to create an app and submit it to the 3rd Congressional District's Congressional App Challenge, a news release from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office says.
SHOREWOOD — State Rep. Kelly Morrison, D-Deephaven, is hosting a community listening session from 7:15-8:45 p.m. on Sept. 23.
The body found in the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine on Sept. 5 was that of 62-year-old Watertown resident Bruce Copenhaver, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said late Sunday.
MINNETONKA — Minnetonka City Council candidates will face off during a candidate forum at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept 15, in the City Council chambers.
MINNETONKA — The League of Women Voters Minnetonka-Eden Prairie-Hopkins is hosting several candidate forums in the Lake Minnetonka area in September and October.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth residents looking to make energy-efficient changes in their homes may be eligible for financing from the Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority, a news release from the city says.
WAYZATA — Brookley Wofford has collected quite a few titles in her time on the pageant circuit — Miss Mississippi, Mrs. Minnesota, Ms. Royalty International and more.
WAYZATA — A black bear killed the daughter of a Lake Minnetonka-area family near the border of Minnesota and Canada over Labor Day weekend.
WAYZATA — Art Mason, a longtime facet at the Wayzata McDonald’s drive-through window, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the James J. Hill Days parade, leading the parade down Wayzata’s Lake Street on Sunday.
MINNETRISTA — A tornado touched down in the Minnetrista area on Monday, Sept. 2, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.
Peter Gideon, the creator of Minnesota’s first cold-hardy apple, was so much a hidden gem of Lake Minnetonka’s history that when the Gideon home was sold in the 1960s, the buyer was entirely unfamiliar with the home’s history, said researcher Sharon Dana.
ORONO — Combining sports and philanthropy, Orono soccer held its annual Kick Cancer game Thursday, Aug. 29, to raise money for a local family.
MINNETONKA — After a marathon meeting, the Minnetonka City Council agreed to move forward with a plan to add hotly contested mountain biking trails to Lone Lake Park.
WAYZATA — Dozens of boats crowded Wayzata Bay the evening of Monday, Aug. 26, to listen to the music of Jake Owen and donate money to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit providing scholarships to spouses and children of the U.S. military.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society is bringing history to life on Sept. 9, presenting “End of the Road” through its Tapping History series.
WAYZATA — A road construction project on Lake Street in downtown Wayzata won't happen this fall as planned, the city said in an Aug. 23 update.
Management of the Paisley Park museum in Chanhassen is transferring from Memphis-based Graceland Holdings to the Prince estate on Oct. 1.
SHOREWOOD — The Shorewood City Council voted at its Monday, Aug. 26, meeting to adopt a new ordinance amending three chapters of city code.
MOUND — A bagger from Jubilee Foods in Mound won an award at the 31st annual Best Bagger contest held by the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA), according to an Aug. 20 news release.
Last week’s where the heck is it photo was taken of The Andrews Sisters Trail in downtown Mound. The trail is named after the Andrews Sisters singing group. LaVerne, Maxene and Patty Andrews grew up in Mound, spending all of their summers in the city from 1917 through 1931, living in a house…
PLYMOUTH — The Luce Line State Trail is known for its horseback riders. Even to bikers and hikers, part of the joy of the trail is the opportunity to see those on horseback.
EXCELSIOR — The Maker’s Studio in Excelsior has been selected for the 2019 Best of Excelsior Award, according to an Aug. 11 news release. The store was recognized in the home goods store category.
EXCELSIOR — The Lake Minnetonka area rallied around the family of Maddison Mertz on Saturday, Aug. 17, raising money for Children’s Cancer Research Fund through the Maddison Mertz’s Miracles Race for Research.
MINNETONKA — Old National Bank donated $10,000 to ICA Food Shelf in early August, according to an Aug. 8 news release from the bank.
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