The Vintage Loft, which has been open in Navarre since 2015, recently expanded to Excelsior. Mary Hagen-Deschamps, the owner and a resident of Excelsior, said she wasn’t looking to expand her business. Full Story: https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_sailor/community/excelsior_southlake/the-vintage-loft-turns-antiques-into-cherished-treasures/article_3b4e079c-c267-11e8-9e8c-ebeb8fafb810.html
The 13th annual Tour de Tonka is right around the corner as the area gears up for the massive bike-ride fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 4. In just over a decade’s time, the bike ride has become a staple of the west metro community, growing from 819 riders in 2006 to nearly 3,500 riders in 2017. Riders … Continue reading Tour de Tonka riders will pedal the west metro Aug. 4
The Orono Police Department will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. You are invited to register your block party or neighborhood gathering and receive a visit from the Orono Police Department and the Mound and Long Lake Fire Departments. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime, … Continue reading Orono Police Department hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Forty-three high-schoolers and 11 adults from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Navarre recently returned from a week long mission trip to Brooklyn, New York. This is an annual event for youth from Good Shepherd, previous trips going to such places as the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, the Gulf coast of Alabama, and Washington, DC. … Continue reading Navarre students mission trip serves needy in Brooklyn
The darlings of recently opened The Cookie Cups are buttery cookies baked in mini-cupcake liners, finished with a dot of icing in the center. However, the punch of the fuschia-colored storefront is its savory menu, including the minnetaco, mac and cheese and mom’s cornbread. Full Story: http://www.swnewsmedia.com/lakeshore_weekly/news/business/the-cookie-cups-in-navarre-introduces-sweet-and-savory-to/article_64cda047-1856-5244-b466-3e70cf5ab196.html
The Lake Minnetonka Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has completed the renovation of the 1929 memorial “Honoring Minnesota Pioneer Women 1840-1860” at the Sibley House Historic Site in Mendota. Full Story: https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_sailor/community/wayzata/historical-group-honors-minnesota-pioneer-women/article_ff8f9722-62dd-11e8-9848-d74f102c0dc9.html
Craving a new spot in Westonka to satisfy your sweet tooth? On Thursday, April 26, The Cookie Cups celebrated their grand opening in Navarre. The Westonka Chamber of Commerce, Orono mayor, the owner’s family, and several members of the community turned up for the business’ ribbon cutting event and, admittedly, to sample a few of … Continue reading New In Navarre: The Cookie Cups
We’re celebrating the Lake Minnetonka “neighborhood”—the businesses you voted for, all around these pure waters, that represent the best of the best. Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Best of Lake Minnetonka awards! We’re happy to be your neighbors. Full Story: http://lakeminnetonkamag.com/meet-your-best-lake-minnetonka-2018-winners
The Facebook page, Lake Minnetonka Area Events, Headlines & Happenings resumes publishing tomorrow morning with the news. It will be live today after 5:00 PM Central, and I will have a post or two up shortly after that. The events feed will be updated some time on Friday.