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Thanks to $10 million from the state, counties are ramping up work to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species like zebra mussels.
The battle continues to keep a west-metro lake free of zebra mussels. After costly and groundbreaking efforts to kill off zebra mussels on Christmas Lake…
Projects on Lake Minnetonka expected to be approved soon in Wayzata and Excelsior.
Treatment to rid the waterway of zebra mussels is forcing the shutdown until June 8.
From a first distillery to a face-lift at City Hall, Excelsior is gearing up for possible changes this year.
The discovery of ancient remains recently halted work on County Road 101 in Minnetonka.
Glass, metal panels now giving shape to giant metal skeleton.
As the center enters its third year, it’s expanding with new hires and new projects slated to start this summer. But some critics say it’s not doing enough to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Despite record flooding last year, more than half of west metro area lakes, bays and ponds got a passing grade in an annual report. The…
After Plymouth put a citizens advisory group on indefinite hold, some residents are criticizing the city for a lack of public input and transparency.The City…
Developer says house will need to be moved or razed by mid-summer.
Watershed District’s project also repairs, restores meandering Long Lake Creek near Orono.
Community members agreed that the delay would create an opportunity for Barway’s birth mother to attend.
LeAnn Sargent cited health, but she faced possible felony conviction.
A family feud over Shorewood’s largest parcel of land, home to the former Minnetonka Country Club, is now spurring dueling development plans from the children of its deceased owner. The siblings, both doctors, are entangled in a lawsuit over the land.
Undercover officers found that New Glarus Spotted Cow was being sold at the Maple Tavern.
Undercover officers found that New Glarus Spotted Cow was being sold at the Maple Tavern.
Sgt. Thomas Rothfork has been with the department since 1995.
A small west metro lake has successfully gotten rid of zebra mussels in a small area of the lake — a feat few lakes have been able to accomplish in the fight against aquatic invasive species. The success story could also provide lessons for other infested Minnesota lakes and rivers.
Thieves are targeting boats in storage near Lake Minnetonka, stealing stereo equipment and other items as well as air bags out of cars, prompting Orono…
Wayzata and Excelsior are facing the same trouble from the droves of lake tourists, especially as it warms up.
Tania Harris, 18, is at North Memorial Medical Center, and protesters marched there so her family would be allowed to see her.
Hennepin County commissioners reappointed one incumbent and ousted another Tuesday when filling two spots on the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s board. The commissioners appointed incumbent…
Orono police are investigating a spree of thefts from cars parked outside day-care centers in the Lake Minnetonka town, with the latest one happening Friday…
A judicial panel cleared him to be moved to a West St. Paul facility as soon as next week.
The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office finished its investigation Thursday into the death of a 3-year-old boy after a parked ATV tipped over on top of…
The 1-mile portion of the Northwest Greenway is expected to open this fall.
Minnetonka residents filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Metropolitan Council, arguing the agency didn’t take adequate steps to review the environmental impact of the proposed 16-mile Southwest Light Rail line in the west metro suburb.
Family suffers second accidental death since late December.
Ice is retreating from lakes, which are low, and most of the state is bone dry.
Several west metro cities are at the Minnesota State Capitol this year asking for state aid for several projects — everything from a Lake Minnetonka pier to ice arena renovations in Plymouth.
Condos will replace offices in final development, which includes hotel.
Saturday's effort comes after authorities again focused by the Mississippi River, east of Crystal from Interstate 694 south to Minneapolis.
Three weeks ago, Samantha Richardson saw her brother drown in a swimming pool at a Plymouth apartment building. On Saturday, the 8-year-old was back at…
Conservation district grant will allow Sheriff’s Office to have deputy patrolling at peak times.
More police officers are getting special training to approach mental health crises with calm, not force.
To cope with stressful and often sedentary jobs, more police departments are emphasizing physical fitness for their officers.
Suit accused Minnetonka condo association of discriminating against families with children.
After a line broke twice in Robbinsdale, affected communities want to ensure it doesn’t happen again.
Eden Prairie works to stabilize the banks of Purgatory Creek after storm-drain woes and erosion threatened homes.
In a sign of spring for Twin Cities bicyclists, Nice Ride Minnesota announced Friday that it will launch April 1 — and with more bikes…
Starting Saturday, the suburb will step up education on pet-waste law.
Police are still investigating how a 15-year-old Coon Rapids boy got a handgun Monday, fatally shooting himself after he accidentally shot and wounded his girlfriend.…
Hennepin County commissioners interviewed applicants for Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s board Tuesday, and are expected to appoint two board members March 17 from the 11…
For much of the state, Monday was the last day for permanent shelters on the waterways.
The development will allow the golf course to remain open.
Some suburban park leaders say plan gives the council too much control over spending.
Adrian Peterson and his wife, Ashley, were present in the packed courtroom at U.S. District Court in downtown Minneapolis for the hearing, which lasted just over an hour. No ruling was made.
The tussle over Adrian Peterson’s suspension from the National Football League will play out Friday for the first time in a Minneapolis courtroom.
David M. Winters, 41, was prohibited from possessing firearms because he was a convicted felon and a gang member with a long history of criminal behavior. He killed himself after a daylong manhunt that started with an exchange of gunfire in St. Louis Park and ended at a house in Jordan.
One Two One will house 54 senior units in a cooperative building.
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.
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.
Trained residents would assist police, firefighters.
Lawsuit could stall deal to turn a Minnetonka facility into a housing development
For the first time, local and state conservation leaders, scientists, boaters, marina owners, tourism leaders and others concerned about growing zebra mussels and other invasive species are meeting this week in St. Cloud.
William “Bud” Schwartz will receive France’s highest honor for helping liberate the country.
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.
KateHaven Golf Course in Blaine has closed, with townhouses rising on the site. It's one of several courses making this kind of transition.
Minnetonka Country Club will become a housing development after owner Bill Witrak declared the facility too expensive to operate in October.
The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District has picked a new leader. The district’s board of managers offered the district administrator job Wednesday to Lars Erdahl, who…
The board will interview four candidates on Wednesday.
Industry experts will discuss if changing the way watercraft is designed could help to slow down invaders like the zebra mussel.
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.
Work on six-story apartment complex will start in the spring, with a summer 2016 opening.
New documents and dash camera videos show the confusion and tension before police killed a couple.
The series of dramatic events that led to gunshots started during the morning rush hour and led to the shutdown of Hwy. 212 until 5 p.m. Friday.
The six-story apartment complex will be built next spring, opening in 2016.
A grand jury has cleared the four police officers involved in the deadly shooting that killed a couple nearly a year ago on Hwy. 212 in Eden Prairie. The decision comes more than 10 months after the Feb. 7 shooting.
Authorities said the suspected murderer emerged from his crashed vehicle, began stabbing himself and then charged at officers.
The men killed at a rest stop and on Interstate 694 were from Washington state and were ages 18 and 23.
Brooklyn Park man faces murder charge; older son is placed in protective custody.
A proposed controversial new rule to slow boaters on two popular Lake Minnetonka bays was unanimously rejected Wednesday after dozens of residents opposed it. The…
Families and friends of the couple shot and killed by police are increasingly frustrated as they await answers.
Just 10 percent of city’s offerings fit that bill, causing trouble for some.
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