Kelly Smith

Reporter | West Metro
Phone: 612-673-4141
Kelly Smith covers west metro suburban cities including Plymouth, Eden Prairie, Wayzata, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Excelsior, Osseo and Robbinsdale.

Recent content from Kelly Smith

Sale of country club near Lake Minnetonka disputed in family feud

Lawsuit could stall deal to turn a Minnetonka facility into a housing development

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 04:40 PM

Aquatic Invaders Summit aims to protect Minnesota lakes

For the first time, local and state conservation leaders, scientists, boaters, marina owners, tourism leaders and others concerned about growing...

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 09:35 PM

Eden Prairie WWII vet honored with French Legion of Honor

William “Bud” Schwartz will receive France’s highest honor for helping liberate the country.

Updated: January 18, 2015, - 12:19 AM

Plymouth residents raise stink over odor from growing roses

Len Busch Roses isn’t popular right now with some of its neighbors, who are raising a stink over the stench coming from wood chips burned to warm greenhouses.

Updated: January 16, 2015, - 01:25 PM

Golf courses sold for redevelopment in Blaine, Shorewood

KateHaven Golf Course in Blaine has closed, with townhouses rising on the site. It's one of several courses making this kind of transition.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 01:08 AM

Developer plans to turn Minnetonka Country Club into 121-home development

Minnetonka Country Club will become a housing development after owner Bill Witrak declared the facility too expensive to operate in October.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 03:10 PM

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District hires new top leader

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District has picked a new leader.The district’s board of managers offered the district administrator job Wednesday...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 09:21 PM

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District looks to move forward with new leader

The board will interview four candidates on Wednesday.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 11:22 AM

Minnesota to lead national summit on boat design

Industry experts will discuss if changing the way watercraft is designed could help to slow down invaders like the zebra...

Updated: January 01, 2015, - 07:01 AM

More Twin Cities suburbs are opting for smaller home lots

Minnetonka, where the city’s last farm is being turned into its largest subdivision of single-family homes since the 1990s, is among cities now allowing smaller lots.

Updated: December 28, 2014, - 06:44 AM

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