Monday, August 6, 2012
Have pictures to share from your 2012 National Night Out and Night to Unite community gathering? Upload them to Patch and you could win a prize!
Events are happening throughout the week as many communities gather to recognize National Night Out and Night to Unite. Why not share the photos you took and possibly win a prize! It’s pretty simple. Here’s all you have to do: And, some of the legal details: See attached PDF for complete Official Rules. Please share the link with your friends and family and brag about your great photo. Then tell Patch and community members something awesome about your photograph in comments section below.
Friday, October 14, 2011
A public servant and the "godmother" of the city of St. Michael's summer celebration as we now know it, Cindy Weston is leaving the community she helped change.
In August, Cindy Weston sat at a table and chairs with her husband as her grandchildren enjoyed the food, fun and frivolity of St. Michael Daze and Knights on a picture perfect day. In a sense, it was fitting. Weston, who years ago helped get the ball rolling for the annual event, had stepped back a bit this year, knowing that, soon, she would be leaving St. Michael behind. "It's what makes a community special," Weston said of events like Daze and Knights. "People love that spirit here. They like the small town feeling. Things like that event are what help you kind of hang on to that, and more than just a suburb." Weston moved here in 1997, about the time St. Michael was looking at major changes to its comprehensive plan. She studied the …
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.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Your daily video roundup of Patch stories from around the Twin Cities west metro.
Highlights: The Edina boys hockey team secures a state tournament berth, a St. Louis Park bar and grill deals with liquor license concerns, Hopkins students gather to build school spirit, a Minnetonka mom has turned her love of children's dance into a thriving business and Golden Valley officials debate dog licensing changes.