Current news and events

This year’s state general election is Tuesday, November 4. Election Day absentee voting is underway! Learn more about elections, including absentee voting.

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  • Volunteer youth basketball coaches needed

    Volunteer basketball coaches are needed for a fifth-grade boys' team and a third-fourth grade girls' team in the Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services recreational basketball league. Coaches lead one 90-minute weeknight practice and one Saturday game. Games are held at Hopkins West Junior High.  Practices start the week of November 10 and games start on December 6, continuing until February 14. No coaching experience is necessary.

  • Burwell House open Sundays in November

    New this year, the Burwell House will be open for tours Sundays in November. The house will be fully decked out for the holiday season in typical Victorian style. We invite you, friends and family to take a break from the bustle of the season and step back in time to 1894, when Charles and Mary Burwell lived along the banks of Minnehaha Creek with their family. Visit Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, between 12 and 3 p.m. No need for reservations.

  • Election Day is November 4

    The general election is set for Tuesday, November 4, with federal, state, and county offices on the ballot. Below are the answers to questions voters most frequently ask. For more specific information, call Minnetonka City Hall at (952) 939-8200 or visit the elections page.

  • Apply now for the Police Citizen's Academy

    From February 3 to March 24, 2015, the Minnetonka Police Department will offer an eight-week Police Citizen's Academy providing an in-depth look at the police department.

  • City council adopts preliminary property tax levy for 2015

    In September, the Minnetonka City Council adopted a preliminary 3.4 percent increase in the city property tax for 2015. Read on to find out how the increase will be put to work for you and how you can provide feedback on the proposed levy.