Monthly Archives: September 2014

West school briefs: Legislative hopefuls to speak at Hopkins forum

Fourteen Minnesota House candidates have been invited to take part in a forum on education on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The forum – hosted by Hopkins Public Schools’ Legislative Action Coalition, in partnership with the Special Education Advisory Committee and … Continue reading

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DNR seeks federal approval to use potash on Christmas Lake to kill off zebra mussels

If federal and state officials give the OK, Christmas Lake will be the first in Minnesota to use potash to kill off zebra mussels. David Hillstrom treated an area on Christmas Lake for zebra mussels as federal and state crews tested a product called Ze… Continue reading

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Edna Goranson

Edna May Elizabeth Goranson, of Shafer, passed peacefully into God’s hands September 19, 2014 at the age of 101. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Goranson; parents Arvid and Emily Nordeen; siblings Walter, Albert, Archie, Roger, Hazel Mag… Continue reading

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Homecoming: Minnetonka Faces Edina Sept. 26

Individuals are calling residents and telling them there is a warrant out for their arrest because of unpaid court fees or unpaid fines. “Once we brought out the food and blankets their tails started wagging. Continue reading

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Minnehaha Creek Watershed District OKs largest levy increase in six years

The nearly 5 percent increase to manage the creek’s watershed will affect homeowners in parts of Hennepin and Carver counties in 2015. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is expected to have its largest levy increase in the past six years, citing in… Continue reading

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New Construction in Minnetonka Creating Detours, Closures

Along Bushaway Road there are construction signs, equipment and workers. Drivers must stay alert in order to avoid any costly accidents. Continue reading

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New Construction in Minnetonka Creating Detours, Closures

Along Bushaway Road there are construction signs, equipment and workers. Drivers must stay alert in order to avoid any costly accidents. Continue reading

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Tonka Trot Race is Sept. 27

Join us for the 5th Annual Tonka Trot to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27. This great event features a 10K, 5K, and 1.5K Family Fun Run. Continue reading

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Series of motorcycle crashes claims 4 lives

A motorcycle crash killed a man and woman riding on Interstate 394 Sunday afternoon, the latest in a series of fatal crashes.. Sunday’s wreck happened about 1:40 p.m. as the motorcycle was heading from Hwy. Continue reading

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Met Council’s ‘Thrive’ plan has a bullying effect

The people of the Twin Cities area have many different dreams about the kind of home they want to live in. Local elected officials, too, have well-considered visions of how they want their communities to develop. Continue reading

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