DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In Christmas Lake
Staff from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District discovered eight zebra mussels in Christmas Lake, which is just south of Lake Minnetonka in Shorewood.
My first locally designed garment was a white silk and cotton dress with an orange and black zigzag hem, festooned with a black county fairstyle silk ribbon.
West news briefs: Eden Prairie police collecting unused medications
The city's open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening will take place at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the park, 15455 55th Av.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Kenneth E. Brick, 66, of Minnetonka; Steven D. Kanatz, 59, of Brooklyn Center; Sean P. Quinn, 42, of Brookfield, Wis.; James W. Schuhrke, 44, of Hammond, Ind.; each fined $120.
Deephaven woman who lived in mansion, owned yacht pleads guilty to welfare fraud
Deephaven resident Andrea Chisholm, who with her husband was charged with illegally receiving welfare and other benefits while living in a mansion and owning a yacht, pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to a year behind bars.
West school briefs: Minnetonka science teacher honored
Joe Cossette, who will begin his first year of teaching science at Minnetonka High School this fall, has been chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a member of its 2014 cohort of Teaching Fellows.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Will the new Eagan outlet mall weaken Albertville Premium Outlets?
From merchandising and advertising to real estate and technology, business reporters offer insight into the latest trends and people that define today's top retailers.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Excelsior library closes its doors Saturday before new one opens
After nearly 50 years serving south Lake Minnetonka communities, Excelsior's library is closing this weekend to make way for a new Hennepin County Library .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
KARE11's Tim McNiff ready to move on
TV morning anchor Tim McNiff, right, shares a laugh with chief editor Ray Wells III at the station in Golden Valley, Minn., on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2104.
Finance and Commerce
Top Transactions: Wayzata market 'hotter than a pistol'
A panoramic view of Lake Minnetonka, maintenance free living and easy access to downtown shops and restaurants helped Julia and Michael Fink decide to trade their single family home for this $1.55 million townhome at 716 Widsten Circle in Wayzata.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
CoV Wayzata channels a casual Nantucket style with oysters, crab cakes, and burgers
Wayzata's culinary landscape has witnessed some dramatic shifts this year. Sunsets Wayzata, a spacious lakefront restaurant that served the western suburbs for 25 years, closed in February.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Restaurant news: Openings and celebrations
On the subject of Pizza Luce, don't miss the chain's 11th-annual block party on Saturday at the original Luce .
TCA announces 2014-15 academic scholarship winners
Thirty college students will receive scholarships from the Truckload Carriers Association's Scholarship Fund for the 2014-15 academic year.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Writes GopherLink of Dresser
Writes GopherLink of Dresser, Wis.: "In the '70s, before entering the mess hall, cadets at the Minnesota Military Academy were required to spell 'lieutenant' using the military phonetic alphabet.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Shorewood passes state's first 'bee-safe' policy
In the growing movement to better protect honeybees , Shorewood has become the first city in Minnesota - and, leaders say, the third city in the nation - to pass a policy encouraging planting bee-friendly flowers and restricting certain pesticides.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
4-year sentence for speeding Corvette driver who killed nephew on along for ride
One year after killing his nephew in a high-speed drunken-driving crash, an Eden Prairie man was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for criminal vehicular homicide.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
COV Wayzata restaurant opens Thursday in former Sunsets space
A sampling of the offerings at COV Wayzata, which opens on Thursday. The new restaurant on Lake Minnetonka will offer classy but casual coastal cuisine.
Mother-daughter team opening boutique near Lake Minnetonka
House of 365 was founded by Kathy Bryan and her daughter, Annalise Bryan . They're planning a late August opening at 750 E. Lake St. The store will sell clothing, accessories and footwear.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
West news briefs: Excelsior library closes, to relocate
Ever wondered what a family heirloom or garage sale find is worth? Find out at the seventh annual Edina Historical Society Antique Appraisal Event on Saturday, Sept.