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.
EXCELSIOR — The South Lake Minnetonka Police Department is searching for a thief who stole cash out of a cash register at the Kowalski’s Market in Excelsior the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 4.
WAYZATA — A black bear killed the daughter of a Lake Minnetonka-area family near the border of Minnesota and Canada over Labor Day weekend.
ORONO — Two boats collided in Lake Minnetonka’s Lower Lake North on Friday, Aug. 30, according to Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Edgar Linares.
An animal spotted by a trail camera near Purgatory Creek is probably a coyote, not a cougar, according to an email from the Eden Prairie Police Department.
A possible cougar was caught on a trail camera near Purgatory Creek in Eden Prairie on Aug. 26, according to a Facebook post by the Eden Prairie police department.
PLYMOUTH — Police in Plymouth will be adding extra enforcement at crosswalks in an effort to remind drivers and pedestrians to be cautious at intersections, especially as the hours of daylight dwindle.
MINNETONKA — A Crystal man is accused of pulling out a gun on another driver following a traffic incident at a Minnetonka intersection.
MEDINA — Police are reminding drivers not to drink and drive after they say a drunk driver hit the center median on Highway 55 on Aug. 26.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Police Department and Minnetonka Police Department are teaming up to put the mental health of their citizens first. The departments started a joint pilot program on July 8 to connect those experiencing mental health crises to a social worker and other important resources.
WATERTOWN — An empty field in Watertown is surrounded by farmland and a golf course. It’s fenced off — warding off trespassers — but the land looks abandoned.
Four adults have been charged after a Minneapolis motorcyclist traveling on a rural road west of Carver was hit by a bullet on June 25.
If a Hennepin County resident asked to see what the supply of prescription painkillers looked like, per person, in their county between 2006 and 2012, they would have 168 pills laid out in front of them for that seven-year period.
PLYMOUTH — No one will be charged in the 2018 death of 7-year-old Keyaris Samuels, an Aug. 18 news release from the Plymouth Police Department says.
Under rainy skies, around 150 people came to Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie to run, walk and remember those who lost their lives to distracted driving at the 12th annual Raksha Vigil and 5K Run, held by the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation on Aug. 10.
WAYZATA — The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding motorists not to try to rescue animals on a busy road.
ROGERS — A Hopkins police officer was killed while riding his bike in Rogers over the weekend, the Hopkins Police Department said in a news release, noting he was off-duty at the time of his death.
ORONO — The case against a woman who was charged with illegally renting out her Lake Minnetonka dock and Orono home has been resolved.
James Charles Erickson, 40, of St. Paul, has been identified by the Minnesota State Patrol as the man who died in a Tuesday afternoon crash after fleeing from authorities.
The driver who died in a Tuesday afternoon car crash was fleeing a deputy, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office.
A major multi-vehicle crash resulted in at least one fatality on Highway 41, at the Highway 212 intersection in Chaska.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Police Department is looking for new Police Reserve volunteer officers to make the Plymouth community a safer place.
PLYMOUTH — A man who plead guilty to faking his own death for $2 million in life insurance money has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
PLYMOUTH — A Medina woman was sentenced to one year in the Hennepin County Workhouse and five years probation for causing the death of a pedestrian in Plymouth in 2017.
ORONO — Investigators have identified a suspect who is believed to be involved in a string of burglaries in the Orono area, according to the city of Orono’s Summer Newsletter released on July 12.
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.
Eden Prairie police are investigating three similar residential burglaries, according to a news release from the department.
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.
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.
Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of a gun-pointing incident at 9:03 a.m. Sunday at the 7400 block of Chanhassen Road in Chanhassen.
Emergency crews responded to a house fire on the 400 block of Main Street in Waconia at 6:32 p.m. Thursday, July 4.
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.
MINNETONKA — An unsuspecting Minnetonka couple found dozens of officers outside of their home the evening of Saturday, June 29.
WAYZATA — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and other local agencies are increasing patrols on Lake Minnetonka and other lakes in Minnesota over the holiday weekend in an effort to crackdown on drunk boaters.
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.
MINNETONKA — Proposed controversial bike trails in Minnetonka’s Lone Lake Park can move forward following a recent court decision on a lawsuit that threatened the project.
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PLYMOUTH — A crime spree has hit the west metro, with burglaries being reported in cities from Big Lake to Prior Lake, according to officials.
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