Minnetonka Police Reports
A portion of Minnetonka Boulevard that runs through Deephaven, from Chowen’s Corner to Vine Hill Road, will be resurfaced this year.
Ken Prillaman, former chief of the Brooklyn Park Fire Department, has been appointed as interim chief of the Excelsior Fire District, which also serves Shorewood, Deephaven, Tonka Bay and Greenwood.
Hopkins and Lakeville North will match 27-4 season records when they play for the state Class 4A boys basketball championship at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Target Center.
Gray’s Bay Dam, which controls water levels on Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Creek, opened early this season on Thursday. There is still more than a foot of ice on the lake, but the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District officials took proactive measures to moderate the amount of water flowing i…
It goes without saying that the ice castles in the Excelsior Commons profited the city—but by how much, exactly?
After 12 years with the Excelsior Fire District, Chief Scott Gerber is leaving to become chief of the Eden Prairie Fire Department.
Elected representatives and community members of Brooklyn Park and beyond came together to highlight a looming crisis for the country’s Liberian population at a March 10 press conference at Brooklyn Park City Hall.
Cool, crisp autumn Friday nights in Bloomington used to be for enjoying the evening’s high school football game at Bloomington Stadium.
The developer of the proposed apartments at Tonka Village Shopping Center on County Road 19 in Tonka Bay will rework the design in an effort to blend in better with the community.
The next meeting of the Excelsior City Council, 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, will be at Excelsior Brewing Co., 421 Third St., instead of city hall, and the public is invited to attend.
The newly-remodeled Shorewood Community and Event Center (previously the Southshore Center) will offer half-price rental space between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 31.
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society will offer two summer programs for students in grades 1-8 at Excelsior Elementary School.
Father Jacques Philippe, a Catholic writer on spiritual life, will visit on the evening of Thursday, March 21, at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, 680 Mill St., Excelsior, .
The annual South Lake Minnetonka mayors’ forum was Feb. 28 at Southshore Center, with Deephaven Mayor Paul Skrede, Excelsior Mayor Todd Carlson, Greenwood Mayor Deb Kind, Tonka Bay Mayor Gerry De La Vega, Woodland Mayor Jim Doak and Shorewood Councilmember Jennifer Labadie filling in for May…
The Hopkins and Minnetonka High wrestling teams each sent four qualifiers to the State Class AAA Meet at Xcel Energy Center last week.
The Minnetonka High boys basketball team has had a high winning percentage in non-conference games this winter with a 13-5 record.
After winning all of the bronze medals at the State Alpine Skiing Meets at Giant’s Ridge this year, the Minnetonka High boys and girls teams would love to turn bronze to gold next year.
Four wrestlers from Hopkins and four from Minnetonka will advance to the State Class AAA Meet Friday, March 1, at Xcel Energy Center, thanks to their success in the Section 6AAA Tournament last weekend.
With playoff basketball arriving, the Minnetonka High boys and girls basketball teams will be looking for some upsets.
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church’s Theatre 301 will present “Annie” the musical the weekends of March 8-10 and March 15-17. Shows begin 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays at the church, 301 County Rd. 19., Excelsior.
The last day to visit the ice castles in the Excelsior Commons is Sunday, March 10. Closing day is dependent on weather and subject to change.
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society will present “Peter Gideon: The Apple Wizard,” a free presentation on the namesake of Lake Minnetonka’s Gideon’s Bay, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Excelsior Brewing, 421 Third Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Hopkins Mayor Molly Cummings, Plymouth City Councilmember Judy Johnson and Brooklyn Park resident Reva Chamblis are among the 16 appointees to the Metropolitan Council.
The Minnesota Streetcar Museum, a living history museum in the Twin Cities, needs volunteers to operate the historic streetcars at its two lines. The Excelsior Streetcar Line is in downtown Excelsior. The Como-Harriet Streetcar Line is in the Linden Hills neighborhood near the Lake Harriet B…
When Minnetonka High girls cross country and track coach Jane Reimer-Morgan found out she would receive a 2019 Breaking Barriers award at National Girls and Women’s Sports Day in St. Paul, she was excited.