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

Suspect apparently kills self in Jordan home after earlier shootout

Authorities surrounded the house for hours, part of a pursuit for a gunman that led to a home in Hopkins, the Byerly’s in St. Louis Park and a closure of northbound Hwy. 169 in Edina.

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 09:39 AM

Minnetonka approves new senior co-op, the final phase of decade-long project

One Two One will house 54 senior units in a cooperative building.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 03:00 PM

Family of woman shot on Hwy. 212 sues officer, city of Chaska

The family of a woman shot and killed by police officers on Hwy. 212 in Eden Prairie last year filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the Chaska officer who shot her, accusing him of improperly using deadly force.

Updated: February 03, 2015, - 10:33 AM

Eden Prairie to start first cultural unit for emergency response

Trained residents would assist police, firefighters.

Updated: February 02, 2015, - 11:09 PM

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

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