Minnetonka

The Big Thrill Factory takes Halloween seriously but with plenty of fun. The entertainment event center – dubbed The Big “Chill” Factory for Halloween – will host several free events in October at 17585 Highway 7 in Minnetonka. Costume Contests: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25, and 10 a.m. to 11 [...]

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There wasn’t much question that this was Wayzata’s year to repeat as the state Class AA True Team girls swimming and diving champion, but there was still a high degree of suspense in the state meet Oct. 16 at the University of Minnesota. In a hot duel for second place, Minnetonka edged Edina 1,999 to [...]

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Minnetonka has announced additional closures for Hennepin County’s County Road 101 Bushaway Road project. More driving restrictions began Oct. 14 on County Road 101 with the removal of the railroad bridge north of McGinty Road and Eastman Lane in Wayzata. Local access on County Road 101 will be available from Highway 12 to north of [...]

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Resident John Piepkorn wins annual 2014 Minnetonka Photo Contest One morning this summer, John Piepkorn noticed a bright green frog in his garden area at his home near Williston Fitness Center in Minnetonka. Another morning, he noticed three or four of these frogs in the same area. As an avid photographer, Piepkorn had an inspiration. [...]

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Mandarin Yang Restuarant will celebrate its grand re-opening 4-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3412 County Road 101 S., Minnetonka. The public is invited to celebrate the Chinese and Southeast Asian restaurant’s 20th anniversary by stopping by for dinner, which includes free samples of new menu items. Giveaways include a $50 gift card. The event [...]

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Friday, Oct. 24 LIVE MUSIC: CHRIS KELLY BAND When: 9:30 p.m. Where: Mainstreet Bar & Grill, 814 Mainstreet, Hopkins Info: mainstreetbar.com   Saturday, Oct. 25 HOPKINS FARMERS’  MARKET When: 7:30 a.m. to noon Where: The parking lot on 9th Avenue one-half block south of the Mainstreet clock tower, Hopkins Info: 952-583-1930 4TH SATURDAY CAFE: FREE [...]

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On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]

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