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Man Who Allegedly Police On High-Speed Boat Chase Charged

A Twin Cities father accused of leading police on a boat chase with a baby in tow has been charged Monday. Thirty-three-year-old Ryan Krueger, of Mound, was charged with one count each of fleeing a police officer, terroristic threats or reckless disregard, child endangerment and operating a motorboat under the influence of alcohol. According to authorities, around 8:30 p.m. on the Fourth of July, Krueger led police on a high-speed boat chase on Lake Minnetonka.

07/07/2014

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06/03/2014

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Some Mound Residents Deal With Unpleasant Sewer Backups

The Twin Cities metro area was hit by so much rain over the weekend, the City of Mound is worried that sewage could back up into about 1,000 homes. So to try to keep that from happening, the city is pumping untreated sewage onto land.

06/02/2014

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Blog Highlights Positivity At West Metro HS

There are several stories out there about students using the internet to tease and bully, but one west metro school is hoping to change that trend. Mound Westonka High School is using the internet to promote all the positive activities and accomplishments of its students through a blog called.” Every day, the demands of high school bring Alex Riffle and Courtney Simonson to the computer. But one assignment is getting most of their attention. “Today’s post is from a student that transferred from Minnetonka,” Riffle said. The blog is teaching these two seniors the importance of the written word, a lesson that’s also shared by the entire Mound Westonka community.

10/25/2013

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Mound Man Found Guilty Of Fraud With Petters Company

A 59-year-old Mound, Minn., man was found guilty by a jury Wednesday in federal court for fraudulently raising money for investment in Petters Company, Inc. James Nathan Fry, a hedge fund manager, was convicted of five counts of securities fraud, four counts of wire fraud, and three counts of making false statements to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

06/12/2013

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Anger Surrounds ‘Harlem Shake’ Hockey Suspensions

The section game for Mound Westonka Whitehawks fell short of expectations with a season-ending loss – due in part because the team itself was short players.

02/23/2013

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Mound Firefighters Hailed For Lake Minnetonka Ice Rescue

For firefighters at the Mound Volunteer Department, winter is a busy time of year. Calls for help come in not just for fire, but also ice rescue.

01/19/2013

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Mound Man, 70, Faces Child Porn Charges

A 70-year-old Mound man faces charges related to child pornography after police arrested him earlier this week while executing a search warrant.

08/31/2012

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Longtime GOP Lawmaker Knocked Out In Minn. Primary

Minnesota’s current longest-serving House Republican lost to a tea party challenger in Tuesday’s primary as voters in 44 legislative primaries picked candidates for a big November fight to control the Minnesota Legislature. But a GOP Senate leader easily turned back a conservative primary foe.

08/14/2012

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Police: 2 Arrested After Series Of Lake Minnetonka Boat Thefts

Authorities said Thursday that two people have been arrested in connection with a series of thefts from boats on Lake Minnetonka.

08/02/2012

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Motorcyclist Crashes During High-Speed Chase With Police

A police chase ended with a crash in Mound, Minn. early Sunday morning.

06/10/2012

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Mound Church Helps Low-Income Families Grow Food

A newspaper advertisment called Tami Clark Pehrson to Mound’s Bethel United Methodist church, but she unexpectedly found nourishment outside, among the rows of lettuce, onions and asparagus.

03/31/2012

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Rep. Smith Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Staffer

A top Republican in the Minnesota House lost his committee chairmanship, and a female staffer was transferred, after he admitted to a sexual relationship with her.

01/11/2012

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9/11 Memorial In Mound To Honor 10th Anniversary

A memorial at Veteran’s Park in Mound is preparing to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

09/05/2011

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6-Year-Old Boy’s Rescuers Recall Near-Drowning

There were some frantic moments on Lake Minnetonka for a Minnesota family whose 6-year-old son was pulled out of the water lifeless.

08/23/2011

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