Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reasons to Participate: Expansion, County Government and Enrollment

See how Shady Oak Road progress is coming along: Hopkins’ City Council and staff are meeting with those from Minnetonka to discuss the proposed Shady Oak expansion and other issues in the area that the straddles the border between the communities. Continue reading

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Wayzata PD Will be Testing Local Liquor Servers

The Wayzata Police Department has been awarded a grant to conduct alcohol compliance checks on all licensed retailers in Wayzata and Long Lake. Continue reading

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College-tuition calculators have their drawbacks

Parents of future college students have a new planning tool in their arsenal: Colleges are now required to have a “net price calculator” on their websites. Continue reading

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Minnetonka Residents Get a ‘Shoot, Don’t Shoot’ Lesson

On Tuesday nights this fall, 18 Minnetonka residents gather at city hall to get hands-on experience inside the Minnetonka Police Department. Continue reading

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A Referral Fee is Often Exchanged for an Agent Referral

Sometimes, real estate agents sell their friends in exchange for a referral fee. They might not refer a friend to the best agent, either. They might look for the agent who is willing to give them the most money, and that might not be the best agent for… Continue reading

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Minnetonka Experiences Election Speed Dating

If you’ve ever been to a speed dating event, you know they can get pretty intense. Continue reading

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City Sends Hampton Inn to Planning Stage

Hampton Inn and Suites in Minnetonka is one more step closer to reality. Cities Edge Architects is proposing construction of a five-story, 100-room Hampton Inn and Suites hotel at 10600 Wayzata Boulevard, the former Cattle Company restaurant site. Continue reading

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Visitation Team Advances To State Doubles Semifinals

Junior Meredith Lawrence and senior Morgan Morrison of Visitation advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA girls state tennis tournament with two doubles wins Thursday in the University of Minnesota Baseline Tennis Center. Continue reading

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Edina’s Poverty Rate Among Lowest in Metro

Edina has one of the lowest poverty rates among southwest metro suburbs, according to a recent MinnPost report . Continue reading

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Pumpkins Promote Reading at Scenic Heights

You can create many things from a pumpkin- even a character out of a book to use as a reading tool. Continue reading

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