Wednesday May 15
Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce Moves into New HQ
Paint is still drying and boxes waiting to be unpacked line the walls, but the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce has officially moved into its new headquarters on Water Street.
Tue May 14, 2013
15 Lake Minnetonka College Students Excelling at St. Olaf College
The following local residents were among nearly 900 St. Olaf College students who were recognized for academic achievement at the college's annual Honors Day convocation on May 3. Honors Day recognizes students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
A Night at the Port: The Start of Summer on Lake Minnetonka?
After a prolonged winter and frustratingly delayed spring, Monday evening gave area residents one of their first real chances of the season to get outdoors and enjoy Lake Minnetonka.
Fri May 10, 2013
Golden Valley Residents to Show Classic Cars at Concours d'Elegance
There's nothing like a classic car, and the inaugural 10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance promises to gather plenty of beautiful specimens for enthusiasts to marvel over.
Lake Minnetonka State Reps Vote Against Bill Allowing Same-Sex Marriage
Both Republican state representatives who represent communities surrounding Lake Minnetonka voted no Thursday on a bill that would effectively legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hopkins Fights Back Against Southwest LRT Maintenance Facility
Hopkins leaders are mounting an effort to keep out the Southwest Light Rail Transit operation and maintenance facility that will service trains along the corridor.
Two Minnetonka Students Win $2,500 National Merit Scholarships
Two Minnetonka students are among the winners of $2,500 National Merit Scholarships released Wednesday, the organization announced.
Tue May 07, 2013
Tonight: Lake Minnetonka Historical Society Screens Civil War Documentary
Tonight is the rescheduled free screening of "From Wasioja to Washington," a film that follows the "boys of Wasioja" as they are recruited from Northwestern College Seminary to muster at Fort Snelling, fight the battles of Mill Springs and Chickamauga, march to Atlanta and to the sea with General Sherman, fight in the routing of South Carolina, ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Fri May 03, 2013
Four Hopkins Sites Shortlisted for Southwest LRT Maintenance Facility
Hopkins accounts for nearly half the sites on a short list of possible locations for a Southwest Light Rail Transit operation and maintenance facility that will service trains along the corridor, according to a list the Metropolitan Council released to Patch on Thursday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Everything You Need to Know About the New and Improved Excelsior Farmers' Market
After these endless winter and spring seasons, who isn't ready for a little fresh produce, live music, stores open wide and some good family fun? The vendors of the Excelsior Farmers' Market have been getting ready to open in the new location, right down the center of Water Street.
Wed May 01, 2013
Ice-out for Lake Minnetonka? It depends on who you ask
For the first time in nearly half a century, the ice is out on Lake Minnetonka in May.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce Names 2013 'Person of the Year'
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce community gathered last week to celebrate and honor five finalists for the 2013 Person of the Year.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
'Ice Breaker Social' on Lake Minnetonka Raises $52k for Autism
More than $52,000 in donations were collected Sunday evening at the Fifth Annual Metro Friendship Foundation Ice Breaker Social Scholarship Benefit for Autism.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Debate over proposed hotel continues in Excelsior, Minnesota
The debate continues in Excelsior over a controversial hotel for which a final plan will be voted on by the City Council this summer or early fall.