Mound Westonka fires tournament-record 73 shots in win over Mankato East

Bob Kuehl, co-head coach of Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian, summed up his team’s Class 1A quarterfinal pretty well. “When’s the last time you had 73 shots on goal,’’ he said, “and you were still worried about the outcome?” The White Hawks peppered Mankato East/Loyola goaltender Andrea Schreiber with 73 shots, with four of them finding the …

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Shipwreck enthusiast creates 3-D model of streetcar boat, Hopkins, in Lake Minnetonka

With the technology Ken Merryman uses, you can examine a sunken ship from all sides without getting wet. You can even create your own mini-version of the shipwreck to hold in your hands or display on your mantel. But Merryman has considerably higher goals than living-room décor. The co-founder of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation …

Dishing out community support

Thanks to generous community support, WeCAN raised $2,500 at the Omelet Breakfast Fundraiser on Feb. 10 at the Mound American Legion. Pictured, from left, are Associate Director Sami Smetana, Meals on Wheels Coordinator Heather Helm and Executive Director Christie Larson. For more information about WeCAN and ways you can help, visit wecanmn.org or call 952-472-0742. …

City Council remembers Officer Mathews, presents memorial highway sign to his family

The family of fallen Officer William “Bill” Mathews was presented with a replica sign that designates Officer Bill Mathews Memorial Highway at a recent Wayzata City Council meeting. Officer Mathews was killed by a distracted and impaired driver after being hit by a car while clearing debris from U.S. Highway 12 on Sept. 8, 2017. …

Vehicle access to Lake Minnetonka closed at Wayzata Beach

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has closed motor vehicle access to Lake Minnetonka at Wayzata Beach until further notice. The closure, announced on Feb. 8 by the Sheriff’s Office, is due to a dangerous pressure ridge that makes it unsafe for vehicles to access the lake at that location. An alternative access onto Wayzata Bay …

MWHS Rotary Interact Club spreads warmth at Mary’s Place

The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club partnered with the Mound Westonka Rotary on a service project in January at Mary’s Place (Sharing and Caring Hands) in Minneapolis. The high school students delivered caps and mittens to Mary’s Place to be distributed to the residents there as needed. Mary’s Place is a transitional living …

Wayzata’s ninetwentyfive restaurant launches new menu

Wayzata’s ninetwentyfive restaurant, located inside Hotel Landing, has announced a new menu inspired by local Midwest cuisine. The new menu offers new options made from organic and local ingredients across breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Full Story: https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_sailor/free/wayzata-s-ninetwentyfive-restaurant-launches-new-menu/article_9788e4de-33c1-11e9-827e-a34de58961c7.html

Tonka Bay housing development goes back to the drawing board

A development proposal for Manitou Road in Tonka Bay was tabled during a public hearing Feb. 12, after property owner Phillip Jaffe withdrew the building concept to revise and resubmit the plans following comments during the hearing. Residents packed the council chambers to voice opinions on a proposed 126-unit, market-rate apartment and townhouse building at …