Interfaith Outreach’s Sleep Out deemed a success, raises $2.4 million

Interfaith Outreach’s annual Sleep Out was deemed a success this year, raising $2.4 million for the nonprofit’s fight to end homelessness. “This is a community that never looks away from the struggle of our neighbors, or the often daunting, complex and systemic issues that keep them in that struggle,” LaDonna Hoy, executive director of Interfaith …

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Lake Minnetonka Pet Wellness Center opens

When you first walk into the new Lake Minnetonka Wellness Center, you can expect to be greeted by two feline friends, Tom and Huck. The cats take turns spending weekends with different employees at the center, but otherwise make themselves at home at the center. The pair even have their own Instagram account, aptly named …

Vehicle falls through the ice on the upper lake side of the Narrows

The ice is never 100 percent safe, especially in the channels of Lake Minnetonka. That was evident Sunday afternoon when a vehicle broke through the ice on the Carman Bay side of the Narrows Bridge in Navarre, according to David Rice, who took a photo of the incident which is shown above. The channel that …

MN Dept. of Commerce Report Rips Frontier Communications

Minnesota regulators say a major telecommunications company has failed to provide “adequate or reliable service” and needs to fix its problems and refund money to some customers. The Minnesota Department of Commerce report released Friday says Frontier Communications may have violated at least 35 Minnesota laws and regulations, citing shoddy service, lax record-keeping and inadequate …

Cookie Cups introduces new cooking classes

Since opening their doors in April, The Cookie Cups has been busy making plans to continue to expand their business and create a place for themselves within the community. As a result, The Cookie Cup will now be offering cooking classes, including Baking 101 classes, Holiday Appetizer classes, Date Night classes, Mommy and Me classes, …