MINNETONKA — Minnetonka resident Nerita Hughes was appointed to Gov. Tim Walz’s Workforce Development Board on Dec. 9, according to a news release from the governor’s office.
MINNETRISTA — Long-time Minnetrista resident Ann MacGregor announced she is running for a seat on the Minnetrista City Council in the 2020 election, according to a Dec. 4 news release.
WOODLAND — After 11 years as mayor of Woodland, Jim Doak stepped down as the leader of the 480-person community on Dec. 9.
WAYZATA — Turning right on red won’t be allowed on the ramp from westbound U.S. Highway 12 to Central Avenue/County Road 101 in Wayzata between 3-6 p.m., the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced Tuesday, Dec. 10.
SPRING PARK — Spring Park City Council member Megan Pavot died Nov. 16, 2019, at the age of 38, according to her obituary from Hamilton Funeral Home.
LONG LAKE — The Long Lake City Council presented Gina and Scott Davis of Dog Threads with the “You Make Long Lake Proud” award at the Nov. 21 City Council meeting.
MINNETONKA — Learn about wildlife, forestry and water quality with the Three Rivers Park District on Dec. 12 at a presentation by John Moriarty, senior manager of wildlife with the district.
WAYZATA — The city of Wayzata is looking for high school students interested in clean energy and the environment for its Energy and Environment Committee, according to a news release from the city.
MINNETONKA — Don Amorosi was only going to run for a seat on the Minnetonka School Board for one month.
PLYMOUTH — For several neighborhoods in Plymouth, Hollydale Golf Course is more than a golf course. It is a place to walk, a green preserve and a scenic outlook from their backyards.
WAYZATA — Something is missing from one of the stoplights on the new Central Avenue/County Road 101 bridge in Wayzata, and some residents in the area have noticed.
ORONO — The Orono Golf Course is facing a $1,000 fine and three-day suspension after selling alcohol to a minor in July 2019.
MINNETONKA — Bradley Schaeppi’s narrow Nov. 5 election to the Minnetonka City Council was confirmed in a Nov. 26 recount.
The southwest metro could see up to a foot of snow Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
MOUND — The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District is hoping a new marine toilets ordinance will help reduce the risk of people getting sick on Lake Minnetonka in the wake of last summer’s Fourth of July outbreak.
"Holiday travel could be significantly impacted Tuesday night and Wednesday due to heavy snow and blowing snow," according to a Nov. 24 alert from the National Weather Service.
MINNETONKA — A caregiver from Augustana Emerald Crest in Minnetonka was found to be negligent in the injury and death of a resident.
If you ever feel like no matter which way you drive in Eden Prairie, you always run into Highway 212; or if you’ve realized you can turn left or right on the same road and still find yourself at Eden Prairie Center, you’re not alone. Eden Prairie is a thriving second-ring suburb, a hub of bu…
The stretch of Flying Cloud Drive between Highway 101 and Spring Road will open to traffic on Nov. 26, according to Hennepin County project staff.
PLYMOUTH — Local and regional artists will gather at the Plymouth Creek Center Nov. 23-24 for the Plymouth Arts Fair, according to a release from the city.
Citizen voices were a mix of cautious and positive at Eden Prairie’s Be Heard on Cannabis town hall on Nov. 18.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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