Excelsior
Teen Seth Bredael has been building more than 30 rock cairns at Excelsior Commons Beach this past week with his friends Owen Wallace, Nate Kusar and Bobby Dorchert on June 18 and by himself on June 24. Cairns are a man-made pile of rocks stacked on top of each other. Cairns have been used as [...]...Read More
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Excelsior Commons Beach was closed briefly along with 11 other Lake Minnetonka public beaches June 22-25 after E. coli was detected by Hennepin County Public Health during routine testing. It reopened June 26 Hennepin County Public Health conducted testing at Excelsior Commons Beach on June 22 durin...Read More
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This year’s 4th of July celebration on Lake Minnetonka will include a day full of activity. The day begins early with the Firecracker Run featuring a 1-mile, 5K and 10K race. All races start at Excelsior Elementary and end in the Excelsior Commons. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female...Read More
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The kick-off of Concerts in the Commons featured the Celtic rock band the Wild Colonial Bhoys June 17 at the Excelsior Commons Amphitheater. Lead guitar and singer Adam Coolong said it was a dream of his as a kid to sing at the bandstand and “now I am.” The band that has been on the [...]...Read More
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Gearheads from across the region flocked to Excelsior’s Commons’ third- annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance June 7 to see vintage cars from as far back as the turn of the century. Regional participants from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa entered 111 cars and 26 boats at this year’s event....Read More
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On June 11, downtown Excelsior celebrated Girl’s Night Out 10th Anniversary Party. A Tiara, a special anniversary tote bag, cake and flowers were given as gifts to those who participated. Live music, store and drink specials were also be available. All proceeds went to support Meals on Wheels. Gir...Read More
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The St. Alban’s Bay Lake Improvement District in Excelsior and Greenwood is working to finalize its 2015 budget for combating the aquatic invasive species plaguing the bay. St. Alban’s Bay residents of Excelsior and Greenwood has had difficulties controlling the aquatic invasive species Eurasian...Read More
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