Developer buys Minnetonka's last farm for $6 million
A developer has bought more than 25 acres of Minnetonka farmland near interstates 494 and 394.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
West news briefs: Edina planning commission seeks new member
Ron Gustafson and Don Paulson of the Teddy Bear Band jammed during a concert. The band will play in Mound on July 27. The city of Edina is looking for a new member for its Planning Commission, which advises the City Council on land use.
West metro police blotter
A 26-year-old Edina man was arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at Hwy.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Transportation beat: Light rail looks big for Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie looks to be the big winner in ridership on the future Southwest Corridor light-rail line.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Steel Domain Wrestling Report 7.19.14 - Hopkins, Minnesota
Steel Domain Wrestling Report 7.19.14 - Hopkins, Minnesota Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.20.2014 Cabana vs. Pierce and more... Credit: Cory Strode & PWInsider I was planning on going to the Steel Domain Wrestling show in Hopkins, MN, but with a pretty brutal work schedule tossed at me at the last minute, I was happy to be able to watch it at home.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Hot Property: At Home Apartments, Minnetonka
Details: St. Paul-based At Home Apartments is floating plans for a new multifamily housing complex in Minnetonka on a site once slated for a senior housing co-op project.
Finance and Commerce
School district: No child labor violations occurred
The Minnetonka Public Schools said Thursday that allegations of child labor law violations on a school construction project are without merit.
The Hartford Courant
UnitedHealth Group Reports Second Quarter Growth
UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, reported Thursday financial growth driven by its expansion of medical benefits sold to state and federal governments, Medicare related products and its international health care business.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Opus starts work on Shattuck-St. Mary's oldest building
Opus Group is renovating and expanding a 147-year-old infirmary building on the Shattuck-St.
With Windvane, Bad Weather brews a distinct Minnesota Red Ale
After a bad weather-filled Home Run Derby, we're turning our attention to a kind of bad weather we like to have around: Minnetonka's Bad Weather Brewing Company and specifically, its flagship brew, Windvane.
The Dirt: Water gardens on parade
Want to incorporate more native plants into your landscape? There are good reasons to go native: Native plants, with their deep root systems, require minimal watering and provide habitat for birds, bees and other creatures.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Union reports minor worked on Minnetonka school project
For the second time this month, a local construction union is alleging that a minor was observed working on a school construction project in the Twin Cities.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie approve Southwest light rail
St. Louis Park unanimously approved plans Monday night for the $1.6 billion Southwest light-rail project, having successfully resisted sending freight trains through its community to make room for the transit line in Minneapolis .
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Kinston Free Press
$1 million study reveals cost savings for cancer patients
The results of a study released on July 8 show significant savings are possible through a new payment model for cancer health care costs.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Local woman finds relatives linked to 1878 Bible
A Julian woman made an amazing discovery after trying to track down the owners of a Bible from the 1870s.
Mound Man Leads Police On Boat Chase
A Mound man has been taken into custody after allegedly leading police on a high speed boat chase with an infant in his lap.
Lily show, garden tours and more
Lilies will be in the spotlight this weekend when the North American Lily Society's show and convention come to town.
Summer Cycling 2014: A road trip for intermediates
If you're looking for more of a challenge than our beginners' road trip is able to offer, consider taking our intermediate trip out to Summit Brewing Company in St. Paul.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Posh restaurant to debut at Old Log Theater
From the test kitchen at Cast & Cru, a new restaurant at Old Log Theater in Excelsior: Seared scallops with purple potato puree, black truffles, basil and crispy leeks.