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  1. West metro police blotter, June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Weapon. Officers responded to a report of two students walking south of Pioneer Ridge Middle School along Audubon Road near Weston Ridge with what appeared to be a gun.

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  2. Man found dead in Lake Minnetonka ID'd as Blaine doctor, 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 3 | Star Tribune

    The Hennepin County medical examiner on Saturday released the identity of a man found dead in Lake Minnetonka earlier this week. Deputies found and recovered Carlson's body Thursday afternoon from Smith Bay just off Orono, a city bordering the north side of the lake.

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  3. Hennepin County to celebrate grand opening of new Webber Park LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The last piece of unfinished business from the massive library referendum passed by Minneapolis voters is finally gaining momentum. The renovation of Webber Park library has morphed into a $15 million replacement that's tentatively set to open in 2017.

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  4. Lake Minnetonka crappie contest reaches its 49th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: A good-sport fisherman holds up his rather meager crappie at the weigh-in while taking part in the Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest, headquartered at Lord Fletcher's on Lake Minnetonka Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Spring Lake, MN. Gallery: Fishermen line the banks as fellow fisherman Tom Palm of Orono signals a good catch while taking part in the Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest.

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  5. This year's designer showcase home will be a massive new house on Lake MinnetonkaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A rite of spring, the designer showcase home, has been pushed back to October this year. But it promises to be worth the wait because it's a huge, brand-new house on Lake Minnetonka in Orono.

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  6. Minnetonka Beach removes city's Planning Commission member who sued cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Lake Minnetonka village took the rare step last week of temporarily removing an appointed city leader after he sued the city. Max Hacker, the vice chairman of the city's Planning Commission, went to court disputing a city fee and the city's approval of a new patio for his neighbor.

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  7. Winter pileup of championships line west metro prep sports landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Champions: Minnetonka coach Daniel Berve, top photo, emerged from the pool soaked after being tackled into the water by his swimmers once they'd won the Class 2A championship. The Orono girls' basketball team celebrated a Class 3A championship game victory that came as a surprise because it came a season later than expected.

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  8. A lakeside mansion in Orono, owned by Pillsbury descendants, sells for $5.1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A light-filled house with panoramic lake views that was owned by the Pillsbury family recently sold for $5.1 million - a lot of dough - without ever officially hitting the market. The 6,370 square-foot, two-story house in Orono has six bedrooms and six bathrooms.

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  9. West metro news briefs: Minnetonka is latest suburb to retrofit streetlights with LED lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Starting this month, Xcel Energy started replacing most of the streetlights in the suburb, paying all costs associated with the retrofit. It's part of a multiyear effort to replace the utility's high-pressure sodium streetlights throughout Minnesota with LED lights.

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  10. After criticism over lack of transparency, Orono starts videotaping planning meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Following a tense election in November fought partly over the issue, one of the first things Orono's new leaders have done is to start taping the city's planning meetings. The City Council last week unanimously voted to videotape Planning Commission meetings starting Tuesday, despite the fact that most commission members opposed the taping.

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  11. West metro briefs: Jan Callison reappointed as Hennepin County Board chairwomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Callison, a former Minnetonka City Council member and mayor, was appointed this month to lead the seven-member board again this year. The board chair works closely with the county's professional staff, organizes meetings and sets topics or agendas for briefings.

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  12. Gophers hockey opens Mariucci Classic with 5-1 win over MercyhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota's start to the second half began with a win at Mariucci Arena and a hat trick by Brent Gates Jr. The Gophers upheld its end as tournament hosts of the 26th annual Mariucci Classic, defeating Mercyhurst 5-1 in a semifinal Friday. Scoring the game-winning goal in his last game of the first half, Gates picked up where he left off by lighting the lamp early and often.

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  13. Orono reviews event policy after complaints about Lorie Line recitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Pianist Lorie Line is known for her elaborate concerts in theaters and auditoriums. But when she started hosting recitals this summer at her Orono home on Lake Minnetonka, some neighbors complained to the city about extra traffic in the streets and the lack of regulation.

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  14. With barrier complete, Hwy. 12 reopens Friday in Orono and Long LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The contractor building a concrete median barrier along a 3-mile segment of Hwy. 12 in Wayzata and Orono has finished its work a week early and road will reopen to motorists on Friday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.

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  15. Hwy. 12, aka 'The Corridor of Death,' will finally get a concrete median dividerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Chelsea Langhans was driving east on Hwy. 12, on her way to teach a Saturday morning yoga class in August 2015 when a westbound driver crossed the centerline and hit her head on.

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