Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael.
Robert Grimm, Ken Noble and Dan Mengelkoch provided CPR after Dan Dorr collapsed.
Residents reported pink water, and even purple water in some parts of Albertville, coming out of their faucets this week after a glitch at the water treatment plant.
Directors voted unanimously to keep Parkwood Knolls and Walnut Drive properties in the district.
In a 3-2 vote, the Golden Valley City Council adopted a resolution of support for the Bottineau Transitway locally preferred alternative on Dec. 18. The backing from the city moves the light rail project into a preliminary engineering phase that representatives from Hennepin County say will cost roughly $90 million.
Community members are braving the cold and sleeping in tents to raise money for Interfaith Outreach programs. The group is about $500,000 shy of their goal. The campaign runs through the end of the December.
Dave Aeikens of the St. Cloud Times live blogged Mike Grant's interview with the public. Grant has applied to replace retiring coach John Gagliardi.
Lisa Mauri Thomas turned her expertise with executives into help for average workers.
The new eco-minded Ciel Loft & Home is located at 4416 Excelsior Blvd. in St. Louis Park.
The Big Thrill Factory, a new recreation center going into the former Kmart building on Highway 7 and County Road 101, is hiring. Owners hope to fill 80 positions before opening March 1.
The updated design “will allow the project to compete for future state and federal funds as they become available.”
Richfield Patch covered a lot of different stories, topics and events throughout 2012, but there were a few that stood out as the most interesting, important or possibly infamous to our readers.
'The craze is on,' said the outdoors retail store's manager. The store limited purchases of military-style rifles to one per customer on Tuesday.