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.
New Plan To Treat Lakes Recently Infested With Zebra MusselsThe DNR has a new plan to treat lakes where zebra mussels have recently been discovered.
Christmas Lake Zebra Mussel Treatment Appears SuccessfulOfficials say initial results indicate a three-step treatment has been effective in ridding Christmas Lake in Shorewood of invasive zebra mussels. The Department of Natural Resources says divers last week found no evidence of zebra mussels where they were discovered last August in the boat launch area of the popular west metropolitan area lake.
Police Use Taser To Free Buck Tangled In Dead Rival's AntlersIt's rare to see a couple of white-tail bucks locked in a fight in the wild. But that's exactly what some Shorewood residents woke up to Sunday morning -- and it was captured on video. Two bucks had locked antlers and then became stuck together.
Runaway Dog Returns After 5 Days In Brutal ColdEven with our brutal wind chills, searchers have been out for five days, looking for a runaway dog near Highways 41 and 7 in Shorewood.
Potash Injection Delayed At Christmas LakeThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its contractor has delayed work to kill zebra mussels in a small Minneapolis-area lake. The agency and its contractor will inject potash under the ice of Christmas Lake on Friday instead of Tuesday.
Shorewood Man Builds Concrete Castle With Homemade 3D PrinterYou've heard the saying that a man's home is his castle. In Shorewood, there's one man who has taken that to the extreme. When Andrey Rudenko couldn't find a tree large enough to construct a fort, he took to building a 3-D printer.
Shorewood's Christmas Lake To Treat For Zebra MusselsDisappointing news on Christmas Lake in Shorewood, Minn. won't stop efforts to stop the spread of zebra mussels. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of the destructive mussels on Monday. The invasive aquatic species was discovered at the public boat launch.
DNR: Zebra Mussels Found In Christmas LakeThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of an invasive aquatic species in another metro lake. Staff from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District discovered eight zebra mussels on Christmas Lake in Shorewood, which is just south of Lake Minnetonka.
Shorewood Woman Pleads Guilty To Killing Boyfriend, Stuffing Him In FreezerA Shorewood woman stopped her trial when she pleaded guilty to murdering her boyfriend and stuffing him in a freezer, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Monday. Jetaun Wheeler's trial was entering the fourth day when she pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder in the death of 58-year-old Eddie Frank Sole.
Wild Agree To Terms With Goalie Curry The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with goaltender John Curry on a one-year, two-way contract. Under the deal announced Thursday, Curry will be paid his NHL salary only if he is on the NHL roster. If he is sent to the AHL, he will get a minor-league salary.
College Coach Charged With Sexual Conduct With MinorA women's basketball and cross-country coach at a private Christian college is charged with criminal sexual conduct involving a Shorewood teen. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, Ryan Paul Chmielewski, 30, was charged Thursday with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.