Best Spring 2016 Races In MinnesotaBeing one of the fittest states in the nation, Minnesota has no shortage of races to participate in. Get your feet moving and blood pumping with our sampling of some of the most interesting races of the spring.
DeRusha Eats: Birch's On The Lake In Long LakeIt was a beloved spot on Long Lake just West of Ridgedale Mall: Billy's Lighthouse. But Billy's sat vacant for almost 10 years until another Long Lake restaurant owner spent huge money bringing it back to life. And it is gorgeous.
Tap Talk: Birch's On The LakeFifteen minutes west of Minneapolis, there's something quite special going on at Birch's On The Lake in Long Lake.
Best Craft Beer Shops In MinnesotaThe craft beer scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities. Check out our list of the top five stores that carry great beer from small, independent breweries.
Two Teens Honored For Long Lake Ice RescueWith just a shovel and a strap from their fish house, two teenagers became heroes in a west metro town. On Nov. 23, Alex Stark and Cody Clements were ice fishing on Long Lake when the two men next to them went through the ice.
5 Minnesotans Make Forbes 400 List Of Richest AmericansFive Minnesotans are among the 400 richest people in America, according to the Forbes 400 list which was released Monday morning. The highest-ranking Minnesotan is former Cargill CEO Whitney MacMillian, who is number 133. The Minneapolis resident and great-grandson of William Cargill is worth $3.9 billion.
Storm Winds Damage Sewer Line In New BrightonResidents of New Brighton are waiting to find out how a broken sewer near Long Lake will affect their homes. Monday's severe winds toppled a tree that uprooted the top of a sewer line just off 16th Terrace Avenue.
Wind Storm Rips Through New BrightonThe storms that moved through the metro area Monday night were quick, but they caused a lot of damage in some areas. In New Brighton, winds up to 50 miles per hour blew through. Trees were uprooted, leaving a large hole in the ground.
Pedestrian Killed By Truck In Long Lake ID'dAuthorities identified the 78-year-old man who died Friday afternoon in an accident in Long Lake, Minn. James Thomas Parry, 82, died after being struck by a pickup truck. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at 2:56 p.m. at Brown Road and Wayzata Boulevard.
Pedestrian, 78, Killed By Truck In Long LakeA 78-year-old man has died after being struck by a pickup truck Friday afternoon in Long Lake, Minn. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. at Brown Road and Wayzata Boulevard, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
Gilbert Gains GOP Nod To Take On Otto For AuditorFormer Long Lake Mayor Randy Gilbert has won Republican backing in his second bid for the state auditor's post. Gilbert has an accounting background and was the only candidate for the Republican endorsement awarded Friday at the Minnesota GOP convention in Rochester.
Police Hunt For Armed Robbers In Long Lake Home InvasionAuthorities are investigating a violent home invasion and armed robbery in Long Lake Saturday afternoon. According to Wayzata Police, the robbery was reported at 3:38 p.m. on the 200 block of Glenmoor Lane. Karen and John Davis were restrained by duct taped in their basement by three men, who entered their home at approximately 2 p.m.