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.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The new mural will showcase they city's history and future.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Warden
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The lone propane heater doesn't do much to warm up the old Best Liquor business space, but Christopher Bowman was nonetheless there, hard at work this past Tuesday, painting a series of panels. Bowman can't wait for warmer climates. He's an elementary art teacher in St. Michael and an instructor at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. So he must finish the mural over the winter break. The task is a big one. The mural will be a wall-hogging piece up to nine panels wide, each about the size of a kitchen table. This project began when a Hopkins marketing committee asked itself, "What can we do with the sad look of vacant store fronts?" says Hopkins Community Development Coordinator Tara Beard. Members decided that a mural was the best way to go…