Catch up on Lake Minnetonka Patch's Top Stories from July 2012

Big Island movie night, NHL All-Star sent to workhouse, local London Olympic connection, Lake Minnetonka beach closures, Girl's Night Out in Excelsior and hidden treasure.

Take a look back at July by taking a tour of some of Lake Minnetonka Patch's top stories of the month.

  • Reports indicate a boat fell on a 58-year-old man in Minnetrista on Sunday, July 1. The accident occurred on the 3500 block of County Road 44.

  • Hundreds dropped anchor for the Fifth Annual Boat-In Theatre at Big Island on Friday, July 13.

  • Heather Arseth swam for the African island nation of Mauritus. See how she ended up in London and .

  • Two of Lake Minnetonka's most popular public beaches were closed by Hennepin County, but the number of beach closures this summer .

  • A Hennepin County judge said the Winnipeg Jets standout will be “treated like anyone else."

  • Sightings of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter will likely become frequent occurrences around Lake Minnetonka during the next decade.

  • Excelsior Girls' Night Out takes place each Thursday throughout the summer, with a different theme each week.

  • Identification of submerged cultural resources will be further explored by dive teams in the coming months and years.

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