Monthly Archives: April 2015

Metformin is inexpensive and effective, but underused by diabetics

Few doctors are prescribing a low-cost drug that has been proven effective in preventing the onset of diabetes, according to a UCLA study. The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine , found that only 3.7 percent of U…. Continue reading

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Restaurant news: Former Sofitel Hotel lands new restaurant, Lela, in Bloomington

A new restaurant is going into the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel – it’s the 1970s landmark formerly known as the Hotel Sofitel, anchoring the northwest corner of Interstate 494 and Hwy. 100 – but let’s get one thing straight right from the start: It’s not… Continue reading

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Minnetonka Swim Club Monday Drawing Winners

Congratulations to our Monday Drawing winners: $25 Adele’s gift card- Quinci Wheeler $25 Davanni’s gift card- Evan Freed Starbucks Tumbler – Lorrie Salz Seylar Next Monday for everyone who has a donation of $75 or more will be in the drawing for: 4 con… Continue reading

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Minnetonka Rotary Open House

Have fun, meet interesting people and learn about Rotary, one of the oldest and most effective service organizations in the world. The Minnetonka Rotary is holding an open house / mixer, which is open to all that live or work in the Hopkins or Minneton… Continue reading

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Debut novel by Catherine Dehdashti brings together Iranian matriarch, Minnesota waitress

A story about family, Roseheart is set in the 1990s, and told through the sardonic voice of Valerie Kjos. She’s a young Midwestern Gen X’er whose life is just barely coming together with her boyfriend when his Iranian mother, Goli, comes for a visit th… Continue reading

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Types of Light Fixtures

There’s a lighting fixture for every need and every room. From sleek track lights to elegant chandeliers, here are 12 options for your remodeling project. Continue reading

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Site of former sewage plant restored to wetland near Long Lake

As if supervising the work, Canada geese could be seen near heavy machinery at the site of a former sewage pond near Long Lake. Soon it will be difficult to tell that a 10-acre site in the west metro was once a sewage plant. Continue reading

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Debut novel by Catherine Dehdashti brings together Iranian matriarch, Minnesota waitress

Minnesota writer Catherine Dehdashti has released her debut novel, Roseheart . A story about family, Roseheart is set in the 1990s, and told through the sardonic voice of Valerie Kjos. Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka

On Thursday , NDA’s 4th graders took a field trip to the Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis! They were able to tour the exhibits in the gallery, take a ride in the Flour Tower elevator, and learn about Minneapolis’s history in the video, “Minneap… Continue reading

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Martha Allen Joins Munich Re as Client Executive for Managed Care and Reinsurance Solutions Unit

With over 25 years of experienced leadership in the managed care reinsurance space, Martha’s expertise in business development, underwriting and risk transfer, and large claim management, will add tremendous value to the team. She has worked with many … Continue reading

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