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Incumbent Patty Acomb and newcomer Brian Grogan have advanced to the Nov. 5 general election after finishing in the top two of the only primary race on the Aug. 13 Minnetonka election ballot. Council member Acomb received 638 of 953 votes cast for the four-candidate Minnetonka At Large, Seat B Race – good for nearly [...]

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Quick strikes early in the first half boosted the Plymouth Soccer Association’s Under-12 boys team to a 5-0 win over Gitchi Gummi in the state-championship match in Lakeville July 23. Coach Wayne Bellamy’s team scored three goals in the first 15 minutes and then added two insurance goals in the second half to defeat their [...]

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  Brewery takes third for its Minnesota Special Bitter at U.S. Open Beer Championship Broc Krekelberg could have been upset with his wife Brittany for forgetting to turn her phone off. On the morning of July 4, Brittany’s phone buzzed when she received an email at 4 a.m. The email turned out to be great [...]

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When an infant died in St. Louis Park in 2009, authorities listed the cause of death as undetermined. After an 8-month-old child stopped breathing this spring, police and authorities now say the child’s mother admitted to smothering the child – her daughter – as well as smothering her infant son in St. Louis Park in [...]

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About 800 workers evacuated the Metropoint Tower in St. Louis Park after an explosion in an electrical room in the building’s attached parking garage at about 10:40 a.m. Thursday, July 18. No injuries were reported as a result of the explosion, St. Louis Park Communications Coordinator Jamie Zwilling said. One firefighter was treated on scene [...]

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