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.
EXCELSIOR — Edy Peterson stood on her fourth-floor balcony, smiling and vigorously waving.
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.
WAYZATA — Wayzata police are again reminding people not to leave valuables or keys in their vehicle and lock the doors.
The Wayzata Police Department has teamed up with the Wayzata and Long Lake fire departments to offer birthday patrols to help kids celebrate their birthdays when they can't have a typical party.
EXCELSIOR — Lake Minnetonka-area police and fire departments will help wish residents a happy birthday during the stay-at-home order.
MOUND – Two people were injured, one with serious burns, in a fire at the Lakewinds Yacht and Sport Condominiums in Mound on Saturday, April 11.
Long Lake Fire Department Chief James Van Eyll received an interesting comment when recently exiting a distillery and loading two 5-gallon containers into his vehicle.
Arrests have been made in connection with catalytic converter thefts, including thefts in Minnetonka, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said on March 27.
Rural Chaska resident James Howard Klein, 32, has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault, and one count of possessing a firearm as a felon, following a Brooklyn Park officer-involved shooting March 16.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is preparing to respond to challenges related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, it said in a March 11 news release.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Patrol Sgt. Drew Gilmore pulls a u-turn and speeds up to catch up with a driver who he just saw run a stop sign on the afternoon of Friday, March 6.
On March 10, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed a third person is presumed positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota. The individual resides in Anoka County and sought medical care on March 9, they are in their 30s and were likely exposed via international travelers, according to MDH.
The novel coronavirus spreading around the world is in the same family of viruses as your typical cold. Its symptoms could often be mistaken for the seasonal flu.
PLYMOUTH — A jury trial for the Wayzata Public Schools staff member who is accused of exposing himself to students starts on Monday, March 9.
A drug sale led to the killing of a Burnsville teen in Savage last week, police said Thursday.
MINNETONKA — Police are investigating the death of a man found in a wooded area near Interstate 494 and Whitewater Drive the morning of Wednesday, March 4, Minnetonka Communications and Marketing Manager Kari Spreeman told Lakeshore Weekly News.
MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka Police Department is investigating an incident at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest hotel at 5801 Opus Parkway around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, according to a statement from the Minnetonka Police Department.
The first riders won’t come down the rails of Metro Transit’s Green Line extension until 2023, but Eden Prairie’s public safety divisions are already training for the new scenarios the light rail will provide.
MINNETONKA — The 55+ Driver Discount Program announced five driver discount courses in Minnetonka, Hopkins and Wayzata in a Feb. 11 news release.
A Wayzata woman was charged with felony deprivation of parental rights after three children were found in Wisconsin a day after they were reported missing from their Savage home.
MINNETONKA — Hundreds of Minnetonka residents spent their Sunday morning at Minnetonka Community Center to support Minnetonka Police Explorers.
WOODLAND — A home that was under construction on Lake Minnetonka's Lower Lake was completely destroyed in a fire the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 12.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Police Department on Feb. 5 rescued a barred owl and brought it to the University of Minnesota’s The Raptor Center to be checked out.
PLYMOUTH — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a crash in Plymouth, according to a Feb. 10 post its Twitter account.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Police Department is hosting a few upcoming Coffee with Cops events where residents can get to know police officers.
MINNETONKA — A Minnetonka lawyer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud, according to a news release from United States Attorney’s Office.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior Fire District has been awarded a $500 grant for its work to promote fire prevention and education, a news release said.
PLYMOUTH — One of Wayzata High School Science Bowl teams took first place in the Minnesota 2020 Science Bowl Championship for the third year in a row, according to a news release from the Minnesota Academy of Science.
WAYZATA — The hours of the no-right-turn-on-red sign at U.S. Highway 12 and Central Avenue/County Road 101 are being extended to include the morning rush hour.
SPRING PARK — A snowmobile went through the ice on Lake Minnetonka on Sunday, Jan. 19, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said.
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.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Public Safety Department is looking for applicants for volunteers interested in helping Plymouth prepare for emergencies by joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), according to a news release from the city.
Sent on Friday and received at the start of the week, a special letter made its way to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka City Council in December awarded Kraus-Anderson Construction the bid to build a new fire station and redesign the city’s police and fire facility, a news release from the city says.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Police Department K9 Odie retired and was laid to rest on Jan. 2, according to a Facebook post from the city of Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH — A Maple Grove man has been identified as the driver who was killed in a crash between a semi-truck and a Jeep at the intersection of Highway 55 and Highway 101 in Plymouth on Dec. 31.
INDEPENDENCE — West Hennepin Public Safety announced the dates for the 2020 Citizens Police Academy, which will start Feb. 13 with graduation on April 2, according to a news release.
PLYMOUTH — A driver was killed in a crash between a Jeep and a semi-truck near Highway 55 and County Road 101 in Plymouth the morning of Dec. 31, police told Lakeshore Weekly News.
MINNETONKA — A 43-year-old Minnetonka man was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison on Dec. 19 after pleading guilty to creating hundreds of videos and images of himself abusing a child under the age of 10, a Dec. 20 news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office says.
EXCELSIOR — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about ice conditions after two people broke through the ice while riding an ATV that was pulling a portable fish house on Lake Minnetonka on Dec. 27.
PLYMOUTH — Firefighters in Plymouth helped rescue a dog who broke through the ice on Christmas Eve, and now the family is calling the rescue a “Christmas miracle.”
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