Jeanna Simonson, a Chanhassen resident, was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016. The diagnosis came out of nowhere. She knew she was in for the long haul with not working, having to get surgery and go through chemotherapy treatments. She wondered how she was going to get through it.
The City of Shorewood is collecting political signs through November. Signs can be dropped off at City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road, or at the Shorewood Community Center, 5735 Country Club Road, in the collection container on the west side of the building.
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society and the Wayzata Historical Society teamed up to host an online event Nov. 9 on the history of West Big Island.
There has been a lot of brainstorming by the crew at Excelsior Brewing Company, 421 Third St., about how they could extend the patio during the winter and keep customers warm. The patio is a large part of the brewery in the summertime, said Tony Filippi, the taproom’s business manager.
The unofficial results from the Secretary of State for the South Lake Minnetonka city elections Nov. 3 include:
Six Lake Minnetonka historical organizations have selected a consulting firm to help the groups evaluate a range of alliance opportunities.
The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing about the 2021 general fund budget and operating levy. The public hearing will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. While social distancing measures are in place due to COVID-19, the board is meeting remotely to …
The award-winning documentary film “Stalag Luft III - One Man’s Story” will air on Twin Cities PBS at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9. Louise Woehrle, a Deephaven resident, directed the documentary telling the story of her uncle, World War II U.S. Eighth Air Force Bombardier Lt. Charles Woehrle.
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka and Wayzata historical societies will present a virtual program about the “forgotten” side of Lake Minnetonka’s Big Island.
In Senate District 33, incumbent GOP Sen. David Osmek, of Mound, was re-elected to serve a third term. He won out over DFL challenger Gretchen Piper, of Wayzata.
The Excelsior City Council voted 5-0 at the Oct. 19 regular meeting to continue hosting special events with the requirement of a COVID-19 preparedness plan.
Excelsior has received funding from a Hennepin County initiative, the Business District Recovery Program, to support local business districts through the winter and COVID-19, according to Ryan Kelley, a transit-oriented development program manager for the county.
People should mark their calendars and check them twice. The Excelsior Christkindlsmarkt will be two weekends this year. From Friday to Sunday, Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 4-6, visitors can stop by the Excelsior Commons to attend the German-inspired market.
Kay Reichert of Excelsior and Betty Gust of Minnetonka knew each other from The Marsh fitness center in Minnetonka. Neither expected that running into the other in late June at a grocery store would lead to a friendship.
Halloween will be a week-long celebration in downtown Excelsior this year. There will be activities every day to spread out the fun and allow for social distancing.
Emily Tani-Winegarden, a Deephaven resident, realized the typical 9-to-5 work world wasn’t for her. The work was soul-sucking and draining every day. About two and a half years ago, Tani-Winegarden decided to take a leap of faith and turn her passion for pottery into a business.
Red Sauce Rebellion Executive Chef and Owner Eli Wollenzien always knew downtown Excelsior needed an establishment that serves hot breakfast. The restaurant, which was focused on traditional Italian fare, events and cocktails, is about to do just that.
The AIA Minnesota Homes by Architects Tour, which showcases the work of members of the American Institute of Architects Minnesota, is going virtual this year. Tours began online Sept. 26 and will go through Oct. 10.
“Virginia Was a Spy” is a true story about Virginia Hall, an American woman who risked her life working as a spy in occupied France during World War II.