A few years ago, Minnetonka Community Education Executive Director Tim Litfin had the idea to organize the MCE Hall of Fame.
A fifth-grader at Deephaven Elementary, has celebrated her 10th birthday by collecting food and cash donations for the ICA Food Shelf, a tradition her parents Sandy Dostal and Darin Busch began on her first birthday. It started as a way for her parents to reduce the number of toys she would …
In addition to the presidential election, there are a number of local, state and federal races on this year’s ballot. Below is information on voting this year and local and state races on the ballot. For more information and find your precinct polling location, visit pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us.
The Glenn Minnetonka has been named an Outstanding Disability Employer by the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation, MOHR, for its senior dining facility operated by Unidine Corporation.
In a time of crisis after the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in 2018, a mix of Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist leaders came together in a vigil in St. Louis Park. Amid the turbulence of this year’s election season, many of those leaders will mark a vigil again.
Hennepin County Board of Commissioner District 6 candidates Chris LaTondresse of Hopkins and Dario Anselmo of Edina discussed key issues facing the county during a virtual League of Women Voters forum.
We have had years now of people seeking public office and promising to work across the aisle. We know it’s not true and we are in a state of permanent gridlock. In order to get true compromise to happen, we must reduce the negative and libelous attacks in the campaign process. The only way w…
In the race for Minnesota House District 48A, incumbent DFL Rep. Laurie Pryor will face GOP challenger Eric Wessels. The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 3.
The League of Women Voters chapter for Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Hopkins hosted a forum for the candidates for Senate District 48 Oct. 1 at Eden Prairie City Hall.
With 25 years of restaurant experience and 10 years in wine distributing, Minnetonka resident Michael Bouchard was ready to take the risk of launching his own brand of wine.
Senate 44 candidates Greg Pulles (R-Plymouth) and Ann Johnson Stewart (DFL-Wayzata) discussed the key issues facing the Minnesota Legislature during a virtual forum hosted by the League of Women Voters. Senate 44 represents parts of Plymouth, Minnetonka and Woodland.
The League of Women Voters hosted a forum Oct. 1 with the candidates running for Minnesota House District 48A. The candidates are incumbent DFL Rep. Laurie Pryor and GOP challenger Eric Wessels.
Ridgedale Center will host The Great Pumpkin Experience, a special Halloween event featuring Twin Cities artist Alicia Danzig creating custom painted pumpkins, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18, in the mall’s center court. Attendees can capture photos in front of huge, hand-pain…
The COVID-19 pandemic has left people isolated and stressed, but for victims of domestic violence, the impact of this crisis has been uniquely harsh.
St. Luke Presbyterian Church in Minnetonka and the Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis are conducting a donation drive through December.
A group of students led a march Sept. 25 from Minnetonka High School to the district’s headquarters to advocate for more equitable education for all students in Minnetonka Schools and to speak out against racism.
The Minnetonka City Council unanimously approved the preliminary 2021 budget and tax levy, which includes a 3.5% increase from 2020, and set the public hearing for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7.
The Minnetonka Fire Department responded to reports of smoke around 6:44 p.m. Sept. 22 in an apartment building on the 10000 block of West 34th Street.
The City of Minnetonka has reached an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity in an effort to protect the rusty patched bumble bee, an endangered species, and its habitat in Lone Lake Park.
Minnetonka voters will decide the fate of future city elections as this year’s ballot includes a question on whether the city charter should be changed to allow ranked-choice voting.
After being closed since mid-March, the Hopkins Activity Center will slowly begin to reopen to senior programming starting in October.
Three Rivers Park District will conduct deer hunts intended to keep deer herds in balance with available habitat. This will necessitate the closing or partial closing of some parks during the hunts.
Natalie Yarbrough of Minnetonka is a finalist in the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council’s Get Wild with Wild Rice Recipe Contest. Yarbrough has experience in this contest and was named the 2018 Grand Prize winner and a finalist several years in a row.