Wednesday Mar 5
Mpls. City Council Committee Passes SWLRT Resolution
The Minneapolis City Council Committee of the Whole approved a resolution Wednesday on a controversial topic that affects two communities.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Minnetonka Family Fights to Legalize Medical Marijuana
For many people the fight to legalize medical marijuana is a political matter . For some families in Minnesota, it's a matter of life and death.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Bill would require drivers to stop after any collision
Minnesota drivers involved in collisions would be required by law to stop and investigate what they struck, cutting off an "ignorance" defense commonly used in hit-and-run cases.
Finance and Commerce
Sustainable: A look at recertifying LEED existing buildings
In 2009 the Crescent Ridge Corporate Center I in Minnetonka became the first property in the state to earn LEED in the category of "Existing Buildings Operation and Maintenance."
St. Cloud Times
Pet column: Minnesota woman's efforts to save dogs in India is inspiring
When news broke that the Tri-County Humane Society had just received three puppies from India, I felt both fear and an immediate sense of joy.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
5-foot strip of land on Medicine Lake provokes two-year war
Dan Gustafson bought a 5-foot strip of land, about as wide as his arms are stretched, between two homes on the shoreline of Medicine Lake.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Wayzata restaurant plans to double in size
The Irish pub, located at 331 S. Broadway Avenue, will take over 1,900 square feet from neighbor Blanc de Blanc, which will reopen in a new space down the block in April.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Counterpoint: No room for tourists on Lake Minnetonka? Surely you jest
The Feb. 22 counterpoint by Jim Fuller was long on opinion and devoid of facts, other than that he parked illegally and got a ticket.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Woman's efforts bring stray dogs from India to Minnesota
Heather Bruhn-Worm had a hard time returning to Minnesota when her heart was in India with the stray puppies that adopted her.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Minneapolis man duped girlfriends' parents of more than $200K, charges say
The romance began with a chance encounter between a man and a woman at a Minnetonka gas station in 2005.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
New Player in Enhanced PLA Compounds, Additives
Yesterday, I wrote in this space about Innovation Takes Root 2014, the biennial international biopolymers conference and exhibit hosted by NatureWorks LLC , Minnetonka, Minn., the maker of Ingeo poly lactic acid and the world's largest producer of bioplastics.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Western suburbs evaluate city ordinances on breweries
Breweries have been popping up left and right in the west metro. That's because brewpubs and taprooms are wildly popular - and because city ordinances are being changed to allow them.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Artist David Holmes creates a replica of Mount Rushmore out of snow in his front yard Sunday in Minnetonka, Minn.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Lake Minnetonka cities band together to rebrand, revamp lakefronts
That's what leaders of the 14 west metro cities on Lake Minnetonka want to entice more people to do, boosting tourism by rebranding the area as a year-round regional destination and revamping lakefront attractions.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
American Bass Anglers
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Minnetonka, MN, February 13, 2014 Scout, the American media company specializing in membership clubs and related publications operating over 300 outdoor enthusiast and sports web properties, announced today its partnership with the American Bass Anglers and Scout's North American Fishing Club .
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Minn. Tax Preparer Faces 28 Tax-Related Felonies
A 64-year-old Minnetonka man has been accused of stealing clients' refund money and committing other crimes while working as a tax preparer, the Minnesota Department of Revenue announced Wednesday.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Minnesota Twins take credit card companies to court
The Minnesota Twins and other companies owned by the Pohlad family filed an antitrust lawsuit against credit card companies Visa and MasterCard.