A portion of Minnetonka Boulevard that runs through Deephaven, from Chowen’s Corner to Vine Hill Road, will be resurfaced this year.
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…
The prominent Venezuelan theater where St. Louis Park resident Maylu Peña began her ballet training is struggling amid political turmoil, but she has brought what she learned through dancing with professionals during her teenage years to Minnesota.
It goes without saying that the ice castles in the Excelsior Commons profited the city—but by how much, exactly?
Brian Freeman, a Twin Cities author of psychological thrillers, will be in Plymouth next month as the featured author of this year’s Plymouth READS selection, “Marathon.”
Pianist Steven C. Anderson has performed with Mannheim Steamroller on the Today Show, recorded with the London Symphony Strings at Abbey Road Studios and filled the Cathedral of Saint Paul for a Christmas concert. But his most pivotal experiences came as a child at Westwood Lutheran Church.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz greeted the children of Sonja Jacobsen’s preschool class at Meadow Lake Elementary School in New Hope March 12 for his final stop of five-day statewide school tour where he highlighted his proposals for a beefed up education budget. After a conversation with the child…
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, .
Wayzata residents and business members are invited to attend the State of the City luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Wayzata Country Club, 200 Wayzata Blvd. The program will begin at noon.
Therapy dog volunteers John and Ardie Arko will be the guest storytellers 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the St. Louis Park Library, 3240 Library Lane.
Ceramic bowls have been fired and glazed in preparation for the 21st annual Empty Bowls Community Event and Fundraiser, which will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins.
The City of Plymouth and Hennepin County are studying the County Road 47 corridor in Plymouth. The public is invited to share input at an open house 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Wayzata Meadow Ridge Elementary School, 17905 County Road 47, in Plymouth.
Economist and University of Minnesota professor Jay Coggins will present “The Favorable Economics of Solving Climate Change” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 3121 Groveland School Rd., Minnetonka. The event is free.
In the coming years, Ridgedale Center’s most underutilized parking lot, near the J.C. Penney anchor store, will be transformed into a 2-acre park.
The City of Plymouth will host an informational open house regarding the Peony Lane trailhead on the Northwest Greenway 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Medicine Lake Room of Plymouth City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Blvd.
St. Louis Park has banned parking on the even-numbered side of some streets in the city until Monday, April 1, unless city officials lift the ban sooner.
The ninth annual Robbinsdale Area Schools Empty Bowls event will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Robbinsdale Cooper High School, 8230 47th Ave. N., New Hope.
Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners will soon kick off its annual Prevent Hunger campaign, which aims to raise $200,000 and collect 100,000 pounds of food and household goods before the end of March.
Homelessness is often viewed as an urban issue; however, the leaders of faith communities and local nonprofits are seeing a rising trend in the number of homeless people in the suburbs due to the lack of affordable housing.
Registration for the community garden site in Valley Park in the Westbrooke/Nine Mile Creek area of Hopkins begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, for residents and Tuesday, March 12, for nonresidents. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The JazzMN Orchestra will make a stop at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Hopkins High School auditorium, 2400 Lindbergh Dr., Minnetonka.
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.
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…
The upcoming St. Louis Park Empty Bowls event will help fill plates, cups and bowls in the city by raising funds for the St. Louis Park Emergency Program.
Wayzata Troop 283 has officially welcomed its first group of girls after the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to lift the rule that the youth organization was exclusively for boys.
Or Emet will host MinnPost journalist Eric Black for a presentation on U.S. politics 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, March 8, in Room M-28 of the Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake Road S. in St. Louis Park.
Excelsior is on its way to becoming the Christmas capital of Minnesota. With an already extensive lineup of holiday festivities, including the annual Christkindlsmarkt festival and this year’s addition of the ice castles, a new campaign is underway to bring an event called The Parade of Ligh…
When Evonne Carlson began experiencing fatigue and weakness, she attributed it to the side effects of a benign brain tumor that was discovered and treated 12 years earlier.