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South Lake Minnetonka hosts National Night Out parties
Published August 4, 2017 at 4:19 pm
St. Louis Park police reports
Published August 4, 2017 at 3:10 pm
Included in the St. Louis Park Police reports July 16-22 were the following incidents: July 16 – A stove fire was reported on the 4500 block of West 36 1/2 Street. A tenant had been boiling water on the stove before falling asleep, causing liquid to evaporate and the pan to overheat. A smoke...
Crash on Highway 55 claims two lives in Plymouth
Published August 4, 2017 at 11:59 am
UPDATE: 10:57 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7 Leigh Roger Wold, 86, of Golden Valley, and Cecilia J. Wold, 15, of Plymouth, were killed in a multiple vehicle crash Aug. 3 when the vehicle they were riding in collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 55 and Xenium Lane/Northwest Boulevard in...
South Lake Minnetonka Public Safety Report: July 6-23
Published August 4, 2017 at 9:03 am
South Lake Police reports Included in the South Lake Police July 6 to 12 reports were the following incidents: July 6 – An individual reported that her teen son had ran away from their home at Waseca Avenue in Tonka Bay. The son returned home a few hours later. July 6 – Two vehicles...
St. Louis Park man charged in sex trafficking case tied to Maple Grove restaurant
Published August 4, 2017 at 8:57 am
By Megan Hopps and Mike Hanks
Townhouse fire reported in Plymouth
Published August 3, 2017 at 11:03 am
The Plymouth Fire Department responded to a house fire on the north side of Plymouth just after 2 p.m. Aug. 2. The fire involved a multi-unit townhouse on the 13800 block of 54th Avenue North, according to the report. The fire reportedly started as a vehicle fire and spread to the deck and the...
Construction to widen, restripe and repave Minnetonka Boulevard begins
Published August 2, 2017 at 4:16 pm
Construction has begun for the upcoming repaving and restriping of Minnetonka Boulevard from Larchwood Drive to the northbound Interstate 494 on-ramps. Hennepin County construction crews have started to widen the road in key areas for the addition of extra turn lanes. This may include the...
Hopkins, Minnetonka police reports
Published August 2, 2017 at 1:40 pm
Hopkins Police reports Included in the Hopkins Police July 21-28 reports were the following incidents: July 21 – Theft reported at the intersection of Blake Road and Excelsior Boulevard. July 21 – Theft from a business reported along the 1400 block of Mainstreet. July 22 – Theft...
New St. Louis Park police chief seeks to diversify the department
Published August 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm
A series of changes Mike Harcey has taken since becoming St. Louis Park police chief last spring may ultimately help diversify the department. Longtime former Police Chief John Luse and Deputy Chief Kirk DiLorenzo retired at the end of 2016, leaving what Harcey called an “institutional...
Excelsior Beach and Wychwood Beach closed for E. Coli
Published August 1, 2017 at 2:42 pm
Higher levels of E. coli were detected by Hennepin County Public Health during routine testing at Excelsior Beach this week, so that area has now been closed. Excelsior Beach also closed last week and reopened July 27 before being closed again Aug. 1. Wychwood Beach in Mound on Lake Minnetonka is...