Excelsior

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Excelsior's Christmas market is canceled due to COVID restrictions

An online festival is planned and will include Father Christmas and a llama-cam.

Tommy's Tonka Trolley

Owner of popular Lake Minnetonka ice cream shop dies from cancer

Tommy Drummond was the man behind Tommy's Tonka Trolley.

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Excelsior's annual Christmas market will be a socially distanced affair

Event organizers say it'll be one of the only places where kids can get up close with Santa because he'll be in a bubble.

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In Excelsior, neighbors will have bigger say on whether you can expand your house

The city passed a new ordinance in hopes of preserving its character, which requires all single-family new builds and remodels to be approved by the city.

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Lake Minnetonka's Klondike Dog Derby is canceled this winter

Despite being outside, event organizers say social distancing would be difficult at the starting chute.

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List of 19 bars in Minnesota linked to COVID-19 outbreaks

The majority of cases linked to the bars are young adults.

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Two Minnesotans charged with violating Canada's COVID-19 quarantine

They allegedly made stops on the way to their destination.

The Ferris wheel at the 2019 Lake Minnetonka Fourth of July Celebration in Excelsior.

Lake Minnetonka Fourth of July fireworks are canceled

The fireworks show in Excelsior has been held every year since 1888.

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Canceled in 2020, effort underway to secure future of steamboat Minnehaha

The boat has been operating on Lake Minnetonka for 24 years.

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2 babies born after moms had restaurant's 'Labor Inducer' burger

Word on the street is that the burger is tasty even if you're not pregnant.

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Excitement in Excelsior as movie crew arrives for Hollywood film

Actor Frank Langella has been shooting scenes in the Minnesota town.

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Dog sled derby coming to Lake Minnetonka next winter

Winter this year ended? Huh. Seems like it's still going...

Gallery: This Excelsior home with a Hollywood past won't break the bank

On the market for $549,000, its owners describe it as like a castle and a cabin.

16 year old shot dead by police in Chanhassen

The boy's mother called police saying her son was suicidal.

Twin Cities beach closed down after E.coli found in lake

The Lake Minnewashta Regional Park Beach is closed till further notice.