MEDINA — The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota is hosting a “Down the Rabbit Hole” event to benefit the center on Saturday, Aug. 10 at a private polo field Medina.
MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka Rotary Foundation spent $30,000 supporting several organizations and students this year, according to a news release from the rotary.
A few weeks ago, Southwest News Media reported on the "Legend of Lou," a giant fish spotted in Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka.
PLYMOUTH — Parkers Lake beach in Plymouth is closed and a water ski show planned for July 16 has been canceled due to water quality concerns.
Preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) show a decline in drug overdose deaths between 2017 and 2018.
WAYZATA — Preservation of the Section Foreman House in Wayzata for future generations is gaining momentum. At a ceremony on Monday, July 15, the Wayzata Heritage Preservation Board and the Wayzata Historical Society unveiled a plaque highlighting the history of the historic home that sits be…
MINNETONKA — State Rep. Patty Acomb, DFL-Minnetonka, is serving her first term in the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 44B.
WAYZATA — With braces-covered teeth and painted grey hair, the young actors of Blue Water Theatre Company take on the roles of businessmen, bureaucrats and beggars in “Urinetown.”
HAMEL — Cowboys and cowgirls took to the arena for the 39th annual Hamel Rodeo, competing for prizes in bareback riding, bull riding, roping and more.
WAYZATA — A factor other than E. coli caused illness to more than 100 people who spent time in the Big Island area of Lake Minnetonka on the Fourth of July, said Dave Johnson, an epidemiology manager with Hennepin County Public Health.
PLYMOUTH — The Rockford Road/County Road 9 bridge over Interstate 494 in Plymouth will close Friday night, and remain closed for about 100 days.
ORONO — The city of Orono took patriotic steps at a recent City Council meeting resolving to recite the Pledge of Allegiance before all public meetings.
WAYZATA — Health officials say more than 100 people have reported getting sick after spending time near Lake Minnetonka's Big Island over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen restored a “hunk of aluminum parts” back into a modern work of art.
The “Oregon Trail” video game is famous for its matter-of-fact portrayal of the harsh conditions travelers faced on a journey across the U.S., from Missouri to Oregon. It was a popular educational game in the 1990s and early 2000s and is well-known for blunt phrases like “You have died of dy…
HOPKINS — Drawing fruit lovers from all over the metro, the Hopkins Raspberry Festival is returning to the streets of downtown Hopkins Saturday, July 13.
WAYZATA — A landscaper hit a two-inch gas main at the intersection of Rice Street and Widsten Circle in Wayzata the morning of Tuesday, July 9, Wayzata Fire Chief Kevin Klapprich told Lakeshore Weekly News.
WAYZATA — Blue Water Theatre Company, a theater for young actors in Wayzata, is presenting the satirical musical “Urinetown” July 12 through July 21.
ORONO — Multiple reports of people getting sick may be linked to spending time near Lake Minnetonka’s Big Island over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Boatworks building redevelopment is on hold after the developers decided to resubmit revised plans to the city.
It’s peak summer, and there should be stalls of colorful produce lining the farmers’ markets of the southwest metro.
BIG ISLAND — More than 20 volunteers joined the Tonka Bay Marina for its annual post-Fourth of July cleanup of Lake Minnetonka’s Big Island on Monday, July 8.
PLYMOUTH — A group of local middle school students learned what it takes to run a restaurant all while raising money for a good cause.
When strawberry season arrives in Minnesota, area residents flock to local farms to handpick the berries during their brief growing season.
PLYMOUTH — Quincy Grabau and Matt Gliniany have quite a bit in common. They both love dogs, they love their jobs and they both have had the opportunity to combine those two things to become part of a K9 officer team with the Plymouth Police Department.
TONKA BAY — Three couples with a passion for boating came together to buy the Caribbean Marina and Restaurant in Tonka Bay earlier this summer.
NAVARRE — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Navarre recently took 44 high school students and 10 adults on a week-long mission trip to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, according to a news release.
Last week’s where the heck is it photo was taken of the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail behind the library in Excelsior. The trail stretches 15 miles between Hopkins and Carver Park Reserve, passing through Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Excelsior, Shorewood and Victoria.
PLYMOUTH — U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips held a roundtable on June 17 at the Medicine Lake City Hall on the topic of aquatic invasive species.
WAYZATA — In an adorable rescue, the Wayzata Fire Department saved several ducklings from an eight-foot-deep storm sewer on Monday, June 24.
SHOREWOOD — Former Hopkins Firefighter Curtis Mackey is taking the helm of the Excelsior Fire District as the 22nd fire chief.
EXCELSIOR — Old Log Theatre is giving theater-lovers a sneak peek of the new musical “Chasing Rainbow: The Road to Oz.”
Trending Now in Lake Minnetonka
- The legend of Lou the big fish continues. Is Lou on the loose?
- Jake O'Connor's in Excelsior is 'closed for good'
- Counting snowbirds: Census 2020 efforts are already underway to ensure this group isn’t missed
- Minnetonka Rotary donates $30,000 to support several organizations
- Commentary: A broken brain
- Orono police: Investigators have identified burglary suspect
- Spirit of the Lakes Festival delayed
- E. coli was not the cause of the Big Island illness outbreak, experts say there's no ongoing risk to the public
- Minnetonka High School class of 1979's 40th reunion is Aug. 17
- Legacy Toys to open first location in Minnetonka