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, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael.
Maple Grove Senior High Head Hockey Coach Stefano Won’t Return Next Season
The news of coaching change reportedly came on the heels of the final game of the season against Centennial High School Thursday in which Maple Grove lost.
Best Buy Cuts 400 Corporate Jobs
More cuts are still to come in 2013, according to the Richfield-based company.
(VIDEO) Keith Ellison Battles Fox's Sean Hannity over Sequestration
Ellison to Hannity: 'I'm laughing at you—and it's not the first time.'
From Briardale Park in Fridley, another report of scanty attire, this time in midwinter.
A 16-year-old girl that had been missing since early this month has now been located.
Massive Byerly's Overhaul Tabled by Edina Planning Commission
Plans to construct a brand new Byerly's grocery store and apartment complex on the site of the existing Byerly's on France Avenue are on hold for the time being.
Toppers Pizza Could Come to Eden Prairie: Business Roundup
According to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Barry and Jennifer Friends said they have purchased five Toppers franchises and are looking to open their first one in either Eden Prairie, Chanhassen or Maple Grove.
Students were bused to Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School for the remainder of the day.
Photos: Wayzata High School Boys Hockey Beats BSM for Section 6AA Championship Title
Wayzata High School won 5-2 over Benilde-St. Margaret Wednesday.
Minnesota has about 59,000 federal employees and retirees. See where they’re located and which agencies they work for in Patch’s interactive table.
VIDEO: Minnetonka Does the Harlem Shake
The newest dance craze has landed in Minnetonka. Clay Borrell announced on YouTube Tuesday that he "got my school to do a Harlem Shake video."
The Shakopee mayor spoke Tuesday morning at a press conference in favor of Gov. Dayton's transit tax proposal.
New Tapas Bar Opens to Great Acclaim in Southwest Minneapolis
Rincón 38 has been in the works for over a year. One reader even managed to get a table on opening night, and posted his review on Patch.
Westonka Superintendent Pens Letter to Community Regarding Harlem Shake Suspensions
Kevin Borg says Westonka School Board has authorized an outside investigation of the Feb. 22 events.