How Should Twin Cities Suburbs Respond to Increasing Poverty?
If the stressed food banks and increasing demand for social services weren't enough proof, Twin Cities residents now have further evidence that poverty is part of the suburban landscape.
Sun May 19, 2013
Hopkins Considers Revoking Two More Massage Licenses
Hopkins officials want to revoke two more massage licenses because of alleged business violations, according to the packet for Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Fri May 17, 2013
What's the Going Rate For Lawn Service in Hopkins?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover-just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below-we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Thu May 16, 2013
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SLP Native, Hopkins Grad Helps Johnnies Relay Team Win MIAC Title
A St. Louis Park native and Hopkins grad helped the Saint John's 4x800-meter relay team place first at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, according to a university news release .
Tue May 14, 2013
Hennepin County seeks community insight during preparation for north Minneapolis human services 'hub'
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department will host a series of community conversations about a proposal to create a more convenient location for north Minneapolis residents to access services including medical, emergency, child care and food assistance, child support and homeless services.
Mon May 13, 2013
Golden Valley Police Arrests: Speeding, Improper License Use and More
The following people were arrested by Golden Valley police between April 29 and May 5. : a€¢ A 25-year-old Chaska man was arrested April 29 in Golden Valley for speeding, improper lane use and a DWI.
Sun May 12, 2013
MAP: Hopkins Helps Minnesota to 3rd Place Voter Turnout Rates
Hopkins had a high voter turnout in the 2012 election for a state that is itself already well above the national average.
Sat May 11, 2013
Blogger Roundup: Senior Spotlight, Mother's Day Recipes and Mainstreet Days
Each week, Minnetonka community members turn to Patch's Local Voices section to share information, insight and opinions about what matters to them.
Fri May 10, 2013
Main Street Craft Fair Needs Vendors
The Hopkins Area Jaycees are proud to announce the Annual Mainstreet Days Arts and Crafts Fair, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in downtown Hopkins.
Thu May 09, 2013
Gay marriage clears Minnesota House; Senate set to vote Monday
Rep. Karen Clark, DFL- Minneapolis, left, and her partner Jacquelyn Zita wave to supporters as they leave the House chambers at the state Capitol on Thursday, May 9, 2013, after winning the House floor vote on a bill allowing same-sex couples to marry.
Simon: Don't Remove Marriage from State Law
Unlike so many other same-sex marriage supporters, Hopkins and St. Louis Park Rep.
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Hopkins Fights Back Against Southwest LRT Maintenance Facility
Hopkins leaders are mounting an effort to keep out the Southwest Light Rail Transit operation and maintenance facility that will service trains along the corridor.
Police: Burglar Broke Into Home of Woman Who'd Dated Same Man as Her
A Long Lake woman is accused of breaking into a Hopkins home and destroying pictures of a woman who had dated the same man as her, according to court documents released Tuesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Eisenhower Student Makes Half-Court Buzzer Beater
Move over Blake Hoffarber . Hopkins has a new buzzer beater in town. An E isenhower Elementary School sixth grader Dlayla Chakolis sank a half-court shot Sunday during the state AAU qualifying tournament at Bloomington Jefferson High School, the Pioneer Press reported .
Simon Helps Gay Marriage Bill Through Committee
Hopkins and St. Louis Park Rep. Steve Simon was among the legislators who helped a same-sex marriage bill cleared the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday night.
Fri May 03, 2013
Four Hopkins Sites Shortlisted for Southwest LRT Maintenance Facility
Hopkins accounts for nearly half the sites on a short list of possible locations for a Southwest Light Rail Transit operation and maintenance facility that will service trains along the corridor, according to a list the Metropolitan Council released to Patch on Thursday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Minnetonka, Hopkins Players Chosen for Volleyball Guide Cover
Hopkins volleyball player Sam Seliger-Swenson and Minnetonka's Hannah Weidner have been selected as two of 21 players to appear on the cover of Breakdown Sports USA's Volleyball Guidebook.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Hopkins Students Perform in Annual Spring Concert
Hopkins students wowed music lovers at the annual spring concert Thursday. Those who attended got to hear pieces performed by the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony.