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Student Recycling Saves Elementary School Thousands

One local school has done such a good job recycling that it has saved almost $10,000 in garbage bills in the past year-and-a-half.

09/13/2012

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City Pages Faces Boycott For Sex Trafficking Allegations

A national movement is calling for advertisers to boycott City Pages in response to adult classifieds. The controversy is over the website Backpage.com, which, along with City Pages, is owned by Village Voice Media.

09/08/2012

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Minn. Business Owner Goes Green, Gets Paid By Energy Company

One business owner is reaping the benefits of going green.

07/13/2012

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Charges: Man Drank Heavily, Broke Into Several Cars

A 23-year-old Excelsior man is accused of breaking into several cars and causing extensive damage after a night of heavy drinking, according to charges filed Thursday in Hennepin County Court.

03/22/2012

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Marshal: Heating Lamp For Puppies Caused Tonka Bay Fire

Excelsior Fire officials and the State Fire Marshal’s office concluded Tuesday that a house explosion and fire that destroyed a Tonka Bay home was likely caused by a heating lamp being used for newborn puppies.

01/03/2012

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Authorities: Explosion Rocks Excelsior House

Multiple explosions blasted inside an Excelsior home Monday afternoon, engulfing the home in flames, authorities said.

01/02/2012

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New Charity Chosen For 2012 Ice Dive In Excelsior

A new major charity is joining the New Year’s Day ice dive in Excelsior.

12/30/2011

Lost Ring Found By Metal Detector

Craigslist Post Helps Couple Recover Lost Wedding Ring

A trip to the beach for some newlyweds took an ugly turn when one of them lost their wedding ring.

07/12/2011

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2 Snowmobiles Collide On Lake Minnetonka

A 56-year-old man was taken to the hospital after two snowmobiles collided on Lake Minnetonka Thursday afternoon, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

02/25/2011

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More Than 1,000 Expected To Take Polar Plunge

More than 1,000 people are expected to take a freezing plunge on New Year’s Day in Excelsior.

12/28/2010

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Boiler Room Explosion Leaves Apt. Residents Without Heat

Police say an explosion in the boiler room of an apartment building has left residents without heat.

12/25/2010

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Minn. Man On Roof Forced Down By Storm Returning

High winds and blizzard conditions forced a Minnesota hospital executive off the roof of an Excelsior coffee shop where he was camped as a fundraiser for his daughter’s school, but he’s heading back up there.

12/12/2010

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