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

Dispute over Medicine Lake dock continues

Plymouth Planning Commission denies request by owner to use a strip of shore on Medicine Lake as a boat dock.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Man killed by Minnetonka police had empty revolver he wouldn’t put down

Michael Tray had an empty revolver, but was intoxicated and ignored Minnetonka police’s repeated orders to put down his gun.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 09:59 PM

Robbinsdale revising policy after chief arrested in prostitution sting

Police Chief Steven Smith’s resignation came more than a month after he was arrested in a prostitution sting.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Minnetonka townhouses approved to replace office building

A Minnetonka office building at the center of a redevelopment dispute for more than a year is headed for demolition...

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 02:12 PM

17-year-old killed in Randall, Minn., car crash

A 17-year-old boy died Saturday at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale after a car crash two days earlier in...

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 06:28 PM

Wayzata approves lakefront concept plan

City Council members emphasized that the approval is for a broader vision, not specific spending or plans.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 01:16 PM

Minnetonka officers cleared of wrongdoing in shooting death of man

A Hennepin County grand jury decided Thursday not to file charges against two Minnetonka police officers in the shooting death...

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

Maple Plain censures mayor for ‘extreme anger,’ misconduct allegation

Leaders of the west-metro city of Maple Plain have stripped their mayor of most of his public duties due to...

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 10:59 PM

Anoka-Hennepin teachers to discuss strike authorization vote

On Monday, the teachers union will recommend its members vote on whether to authorize a strike after months of negotiating.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 07:18 PM

Wayzata City Council to vote on lakefront redevelopment concept plan

The council will vote on the 10-year vision for how the lakefront area could be transformed to boost revenue, tourism and access to the lake.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 05:01 PM

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