Excellent Educator: Mary Cates From St. John's In ExcelsiorThis week's Excellent Educator is loved so much, the entire school wanted to be in on the surprise.
Excelsior Principal Sleeps On Roof After Students Reach Reading GoalsStudents at Minnewashta Elementary School in Excelsior spent a lot of time last month with their noses in books. Principal Cindy Andress challenged them to read 500,000 minutes in February. She told the kids if they met their goal, she would sleep on the school's roof.
Excellent Educator: Fred Limmel Of Our Savior Lutheran SchoolFred Limmel has dedicated the last 27 years to Our Savior Lutheran School in Excelsior. He plays a big role in the small school of only 90 students, and that's why he is this week's Excellent Educator.
4 Things To Do: Krueger's Christmas Tree Farm, Shrine Circus, Holidazzle & MoreFrom a Christmas market in Excelsior to a Christmas tree farm in Lake Elmo, here’s a look at the four things to do this weekend in Minnesota!
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 17)Tap Dancing, Sherlock Holmes, ski slopes and hayrides took over this week's edition of WCCO Saturday Morning. Missed it? No problem! Check out the links and recap for all of the show's highlights.
Police: West Metro Communities Seeing Rise In Mail TheftThe South Lake Minnetonka Police Department is telling residents in the area to be on alert as mail thefts are on the rise in the community. Authorities said the South Lake Minnetonka communities of Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood and Tonka Bay have had an increase in mail thefts.
DeRusha Eats: Victor's On Water West suburban Excelsior almost had it all: quaint downtown, Lake Minnetonka views, but not a lot of great restaurants. But in part thanks to Paulson and his daughter, diners in Excelsior have many more voices, including their spot, Victor’s on Water.
Best Places To Rent A Boat In MinnesotaWith well over 10,000 lakes, rivers and waterways to explore in our great state, you'd be hard-pressed to not find a boat to rent nearby. Check out our list of five of the best places for boat rentals in Minnesota.
Working For The Weekend: Oktoberfest, ValleySCARE & MoreIt is a big weekend for Germans! Or anybody who likes to polka, drink beer and eat brats. This weekend is the first weekend of Oktoberfest and there are a couple ways to celebrate.
2 Dead In 2 Crashes Thursday AfternoonTwo people are dead in two separate fatal car crashes late Thursday afternoon.
Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer EndsGet out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.
Best Fish Tacos In MinnesotaThese places are taking tacos to another level.