Local News

  • Partners in Play - 04.20.2018
    Long Lake resident Jerry Bolte has been named a recipient of the 2018 Community Partner Award for his volunteer efforts with Hammer Residences. Since 2007, Bolte has volunteered with James, Hammer’s longest-served individual, on a weekly basis.> <>
  • County shares future plans - 04.20.2018
    Hennepin County Commissioner Jan Callison shared many things with the Mound City Council at their April 10 meeting, but the item that seemed to perk up most local ears was a promise of a future reconstruction of the Westonka Library.> <>
  • Medina man struck by car, killed during weekend snowstorm - 04.20.2018
    A Medina man was struck by a car at the intersection of Highway 55 and County Road 116 at the beginning of the snowstorm on Saturday, April 14 and pronounced dead at the scene.> <>
  • Hometown heroes earn honor - 04.20.2018
    The Mound Fire Department’s Fire Rescue team joined efforts with Orono Officers Reyes, Datwyler, and Schultz to save a Mound resident’s life on March 12. Orono Police Chief Correy Farniok presented officers and a representative from the Mound Fire Department…> <>
  • DNR, REI team up to provide planning assistance - 04.19.2018
    Wondering where to break in those new hiking boots? Looking for tips on where to pitch that new tent? Stop by the new Adventure Station at REI’s flagship store in Bloomington for some advice from the pros.> <>
  • Interfaith Outreach’s fundraiser slated for April - 04.19.2018
    Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners invites women out 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, for a night of fashion and philanthropy.> <>
  • Read Indeed slates fundraising gala - 04.19.2018
    Read Indeed, a 501c3 nonprofit literacy organization, was founded by Plymouth resident and Orono High School senior Maria Keller when she was 8-years-old. Read Indeed is hosting a fundraising “Once Upon a Time” gala on May 19.> <>
  • Fake spring greets bald eagles - 04.18.2018
    Bald eagles are diurnal, active during the day and resting at night. A good share of them depart from Minnesota in the fall for the southern states. But hundreds winter over and can be found around areas of open water…> <>
  • Sheriff highlights community policing efforts - 04.18.2018
    The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, members of the sheriff’s community advisory board and national police-community experts representing the U.S. Department of Justice - Community Oriented Policing Services Office, highlighted the community oriented policing efforts April 5 in Minneapolis.> <>
  • Orono Spartan plaza pavers on sale for a limited time - 04.18.2018
    In conjunction with the construction of the new Indoor Activities Center adjacent to Orono High School, Orono Schools is creating a new plaza. It will be located between the new center and the existing Pesonen Stadium. The plaza will offer…> <>
  • Jubilee is helping the hungry - 04.17.2018
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  • County grants funds to prevent invasives - 04.17.2018
    On March 27, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners awarded 11 aquatic invasive species prevention grants totaling nearly $200,000 to numerous groups and cities around the metro, including the city of Eden Prairie, the city of Long Lake, the Lake…> <>
  • Snowboarders compete among nation’s elite - 04.17.2018
    Two locals, Mound snowboarder Leo Leyva, and Minnetrista snowboarder Luke Allen placed amongst the Nation’s top competitors at this year’s USASA Nationals (United States of America Snowboard Association) snowboard competition held at Copper Mountain, CO April 1 – April 6.> <>
  • Gymnasts compete in men’s state tourney - 04.17.2018
    North Shore Gymnastics competed in the Minnesota Men’s State Gymnastics Championship on March 24-25, hosted by Classic Gymnastics at the Minneapolis Convention Center. There were over 300 gymnasts representing 18 teams in Levels 4-10. North Shore’s Head Coach Dale Bullivant…> <>
  • Wayzata Show Gets Hammer'd - 04.16.2018
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