Thursday, May 16, 2013
Kyle Rossow and the rest of the Saint John’s 4x800-meter relay team finished four seconds ahead of the second-place team.
A St. Louis Park native and Hopkins grad helped the Saint John's 4x800-meter relay team place first at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, according to a university news release. Sophomore Kyle Rossow and the rest of the team finished in 7:45.60 at the May 11 meet in St. Paul, four seconds faster than runner-up St. Olaf. He was joined by freshman Thomas Feichtinger, senior Eric Mann and sophomore Chris Mergens.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Golden Valley and Minnetonka Police Departments arrested Jeffrey Frank, of Richfield, at Interstate 394 and Highway 100 on Aug. 21.
The intersection of Interstate 394 and Minnesota Highway 100 was a mess Tuesday morning as multiple agencies converged to take down a fugitive wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Details of the incident are sketchy, but officers converged on the suspect around 9 a.m. this morning to apprehend the suspect. Minnesota Department of Transportation cameras captured the action as more than a half dozen marked and unmarked vehicles came to the scene. The Facebook site Police Clips stated the fugitive had a record of assaulting officers and fleeing in the past. Patch will have more on this story as it develops. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The graduates celebrated their accomplishments June 5 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
(The following announcement comes from Adult Options in Education) An enthusiastic, and proud, crowd gathered at Hopkins Center for the Arts Tuesday, June 5 for Adult Options In Education’s GED graduation ceremony. More than 50 graduates participated in the ceremony recognizing their accomplishments of passing the five GED exams. Hennepin County Commissioner Jan Callison delivered the keynote speech. Monica Hernandez, who studied in Minnetonka and Lokundo Lohese, a student from St. Louis Park, delivered the student speeches. Amanda Stadther, a Hopkins student originally from New Zealand, was awarded the Bernice Brooks Memorial Scholarship. Stadther, who has already started college courses, will use the $500 scholarship to help fund her…
Monday, March 12, 2012
A message from District 44's state senator about happenings in the Legislature.
Monday, March 12, 2012
[The following weekly update was sent out by Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-District 44).] We said good-bye to a friend this week; Senator Gary Kubly lost his year-long fight with ALS. On Monday, there was a moment of silence on the Senate floor followed by some very touching tributes. Senator Kubly was a dedicated public servant that always had the best interest of his constituents in mind and my thoughts and prayers go out to Pat and her family. The Senate cancelled all work on Wednesday and Governor Dayton proclaimed it Gary Kubly Day. Floor session on Thursday contained long and loud discussion around the Republican’s withdrawal of the “Right to Work” constitutional amendment (S.F. 1705) from the Jobs & Economic Growth Committee, which has …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Take tour with St. Michael Editor Mike Schoemer around the western suburbs.
Highlights: Meet a Hopkins student who has read his way to a local honor. Residents of Fridley's Park Plaza Cooperative, the fifth manufactured-home park in the state to become a resident-owned co-op, will celebrate buying their own park. On the lookout for a scam artist in St. Louis Park. Water wonders down at Richfield's Wood Lake Nature Center. And a weekend for some special athletes up in St. Michael.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
This is a daily video roundup of Patch stories from around the Twin Cities west metro.
Highlights: A St. Louis Park senior is making her mark both on the court and in the classroom, Minnetonka officials are on the hunt for a stranger with candy, Edina residents learn the ins and outs of conducting a traffic stop, the St. Michael American Legion prepares to open a new restaurant and a Fridley dog park is in line for some modifications.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
This is a daily video roundup of Patch stories around the Twin Cities west metro.
Tuesday's PatchCast features Edina Patch's exploration of the city's liquor laws, flooding near St. Michael and the increasing number of coyote sightings in St. Louis Park.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Take a two-minute tour of the headlines here in the west suburbs, courtesy of Minnesota Patch.
Highlights: St. Louis Park is welcoming Colorado Avalanche vet and Stanley Cup champ Shjon Podein as its new head boys’ hockey coach. Troubled Cottageville Park in Hopkins might get a boost from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. Edina is looking out for more than 100 homes and a prominent church on Nine Mile Creek as waters rise. And St. Michael is digging out from snow and digging in for a possible flood fight before crests arrive Saturday.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Your daily video roundup of stories around Patch in the Twin Cities west metro.
Highlights: St. Louis Park legislators and parents discuss budget realities facing schools, citizens get a first-hand look at what life is like for Edina police, a religious organization believes Jesus is headed to Hopkins in May and Linden Hills residents are raising funds to renovate several area tennis courts.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Your daily video roundup of Patch stories from around the Twin Cities west metro.
Highlights: Another Edina restaurant is set to close down for good, Hopkins students showcase their artistic sides at a special exhibit, the 2011 Junior Olympics feature evening events for the first time ever in Golden Valley, a Richfield task force is examining the city's bike routes and St. Louis Park residents prepare for the potential of flooding along Minnehaha Creek.