Sunday, January 20, 2013
This week's compilation includes a woman's death in a car crash, a catholic school closing, a woman's fight against eviction, an angry bar customer and several new businesses.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. 13 Maple Grove Boys Hockey Players Reportedly Suspended for Several Games Osseo School District: "The off-campus incident that was reported to school officials this week took place in mid-December." A Resident of Minnetonka, 'Dear Abby' Dies at 94 Famous advice columnist Pauline Esther Phillips, better known as 'Dear Abby,' lived in Minnetonka. UPDATE: Name Released of Otsego Woman who Died in Crash A 26-year-old Otsego woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash when her car …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Two "Be The Match" bone marrow drives take place today in Minnetonka and Eden Prairie for Jodi Heyman. Her husband, Bill, has advanced melanoma.
By getting a painless mouth swab today, you might be able to help save a local married couple down the road. Both parents of a sixth-grade Minnetonka Middle School East student are facing months of hospitalization for aggressive chemotherapy treatments; one in Minneapolis and the other in Washington. Two bone marrow drives are scheduled today, Sunday, Oct. 7, for Bill and Jodi Heyman of Eden Prairie who are simultaneously battling cancer. Jodi successfully beat breast cancer five years ago, but on Aug. 14, 2012, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. It is a rare but known side effect of the chemotherapy that was used to treat her breast cancer. At the same time, Bill was treated for his advanced melanoma in a month-long trial at …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Also in this week's update: A couple cancer clowns; Cheerios gone up in flames and a Hammerin' Sen. Franken.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael Minnetonka Schools Top on State Tests Minnetonka students continue to excel academically by scoring among the top districts in the state on the MCA-II (Minnesota Comprehension Assessment) reading test and the MCA-III math test. Overall, 92 percent of Minnetonka students are proficient in reading and 85 percent are proficient in math. In Metro area rankings, Minnetonka students are #1 in math and a close second to Edina in reading. Scores exceeded the state totals of 76 percent proficiency in reading and 62 percent …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Minnetonka High School football head coach Dave Nelson heard three words people don't want to hear, "you have cancer."
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Friday, October 7, 2011