Excelsior

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), in partnership with the Freshwater Society, has declared an “Ice Out” for 2014. Over the past few weeks, HCSO has routinely patrolled areas of Lake Minnetonka to monitor ice thickness.  Today, at 7:30 a.m., HCSO and the Freshwater Society determined the Ice Out to be official. The declaration is [...]

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Minnetonka High pitcher Ryan Helgeson didn’t do anything fancy in a 10-0 victory over Lakeville South under the lights April 18 at Minnetonka’s Veterans Field. The senior right-hander threw a high percentage of strikes in boosting his record to 2-0. “We have scored a lot of runs in each of Ryan’s wins,” said Skipper head [...]

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Met Council is installing a second sanitary sewer force main to service the Excelsior area Frequent travelers of Excelsior Boulevard between Minnetonka Boulevard and Christmas Lake Road have been experiencing the effects of construction for several weeks thanks to a $16 million improvement project to the area’s sanitary sewer system. The project is managed by [...]

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Friday, April 25 PERSON OF THE YEAR PARTY Where: The Commons, An Uncommon Workplace, 540 Lake St., Excelsior When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: tinyurl.com/2014POY   GALA DINNER Where: Bayview Event Center, 687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior When: 6 to 10 p.m. Info: lionscrappiecontest.org   EVITA Where: Arts Center, 18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka When: 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Minnetonka Middle School students took a stand by being silent during We are Silent Day April 17 Students are often taught to speak up for what they believe in. Last Thursday, Minnetonka Middle School East students demonstrated how to stand up for their beliefs by remaining completely silent. The school was quieter than usual April [...]

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