Streets will close, grills will sparked and kids will be handcuffed in communities around Lake Minnetonka tonight.
From Mound to Excelsior, dozens of well-attended gatherings will bring neighbors together and be highlighted by visits from McGruff the Crime Dog, local police departments and firefighters.
The will also be marking the 30th anniversary of being killed in the line of duty. The department, along with the Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition, will honor Anderson with a luncheon this afternoon at the Wayzata Country Club and play the 9-1-1 tape from the day he was murdered.
Activities will continue in the late afternoon/evening with police and firefighters visiting neighborhood gatherings throughout Long Lake and Wayzata.
What does your neighborhood do for Nite to Unite? Do you have any neat traditions? Share your
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