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Orono school switches to distance learning after more COVID-19 cases confirmed

Since a positive COVID-19 case was reported last week, four more people have tested positive, a letter to families says.

orono intermediate school

Orono school confirms its first confirmed COVID-19 case of the new year

No other students or staff have reported COVID-19 symptoms.

Lake Minnetonka

6 BUIs, hundreds of warnings for partiers on Lake Minnetonka July 4 weekend

It was "calmer" on the lake this year, but the number of BUIs were up compared to 2019.

Jon Leuer, Keegan Leuer and Steele Simley

Jon Leuer donates 3,200 meals to feed Minnesotans in need

Leuer teamed up with Crisp & Green and Meals on Wheels to help those impacted by COVID-19.

Jacobs estate

Estate sale at Irwin Jacobs' Orono mansion postponed

Unforeseen family circumstances was given as the reason.

Jacobs estate

Gallery: Estate sale at Irwin Jacobs' Orono mansion this weekend

Irwin Jacobs took his own life after killing his wife Alexandra in April.

Orono drops prosecution of homeowner who rented out her dock

The 75-year-old had been renting out the dock to help pay property taxes.

Orono mansion Shoreline Drive 1700

Mansion that was scene of murder-suicide hits market for $12M

The sprawling estate is the former home of Twin Cities businessman Irwin Jacobs.

Second string of burglaries under investigation in Twin Cities

This time it's in the west metro cities of Independence, Loretto and Orono.

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KARE 11 anchor's tires flattened by police stop sticks on I-394

Minnetonka police were assisting Orono cops in pursuit of a suspect.

Alexandra and Irwin Jacobs

Deaths of Irwin, Alex Jacobs confirmed as murder-suicide

The pair had been married for 57 years and were 'devoted' to each other, an obituary says.

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Jacobs family 'heartbroken' after couple found dead in Orono mansion

Irwin and Alexandra Jacobs, well-known in the business world, were found dead in their Orono home.

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Minnesota has 2 of the 100 richest cities in America

The list is based on average household income.

Historic Pillsbury mansion on Lake Minnetonka is facing demolition

The sprawling estate was once Minnesota's most expensive home.

Orono police investigate suspected druggings at Lord Fletcher's

The lodge on the shores of Lake Minnetonka says it's helping police.

Successful businessman, father-of-3 killed by falling tree

He was managing partner at a real estate firm and a part-time dentist.

Orono police warn of women's drinks being drugged

Multiple reports have come from Orono-area establishments.

Police kill bear entering populated area in the west metro

The bear was near the volleyball courts at Lord Fletcher's.