Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why Agents Might Discourage a Backup Offer

It’s not unusual for a real estate agent to discourage a buyer from making a backup offer.

The reason why has nothing to do with the fact that today is April 1, so if you’re looking for an April Fool’s joke, I don’t have one available at the moment. … Continue reading

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Geocaching in the Three Rivers Park District

Whether you go solo or as a family, geocaching is one way to get outdoors at local parks – and find a small prize at the end. Continue reading

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Water Main Break in Wayzata to Close Part of CR 101 Monday

A water main break will close part of County Road 101 in Wayzata on Monday. It happened on Hennepin County Road 101 at 655 Bushaway Road, according to the city. Continue reading

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Water main break to close well-traveled Lake Minnetonka road

A water main break in Wayzata is forcing the closure Monday of a well-traveled road along the northeastern edge of Lake Minnetonka, a Hennepin County official said Sunday. Continue reading

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Be on the Lookout for Emerald Ash Borers

The emerald ash borer is no longer a distant threat. It’s been found in Shoreview, two separate areas in Minneapolis and other Minnesota locations since it was first spotted in 2009. Continue reading

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Slow start to spring affecting local businesses

“We need that consistent weather,” says Allen Roath, manager at Penn Cycle and Fitness in Minnetonka. Continue reading

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Lost Dog: Patch Reader from Excelsior Seeks Help Finding ‘Jack’

A Lake Minnetonka Patch reader is requesting the community’s help in locating the family’s lost dog “Jack.” Jack was lost March 30 in Excelsior and is a 6-year-old miniature rat terrier. Continue reading

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Share Your Photos of Saturday’s Lake Minnetonka Easter Egg Hunts

Kids raced to collect Easter eggs Saturday morning at several hunts around Lake Minnetonka-including two of the bigger ones in the Metro area. Continue reading

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Five Ways to Protect Minnetonka Water Quality

The following was released by the city of Minnetonka: Follow these five quick and easy tips to protect water quality in your neighborhood. Continue reading

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Cabinet 53 Art Exhibit Showcases Westonka Seniors

By Laura Hensley and Becca Heistad Cabinet 53, the Mound Westonka High School A.P. art show, is presented now through April 5 at Your Art’s Desire Gallery of Art & Framing in Minnetonka. Continue reading

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