A preliminary identification of possible future outdoor recreation activities includes, as funding permits, a section of paved regional trail, non-paved park interpretive trails, a water resources learning center and small campground to support service le
- Jay Corn
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved a purchase agreement for the Camp Kingswood property in Minnetrista. Under the agreement, which was approved Dec. 20, the Park District will pay $2.25 million for the 127-acre property. The next step is for the Minnesota United Methodist Church Board of Trustees to approve the purchase agreement. “This property is a rare and unique gem in suburban Hennepin County, and I am delighted that Three Rivers Park District is able to acquire this land for public use,” said Larry Blackstad, chair of the Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners. “Natural resources of this quality are seldom still found in the metro area, and I am excited that Three Rivers will be…
The owners of this Minnetrista home on Lake Minnetonka wanted a backyard like none other. Southview Design make their dreams of a backyard resort come to life, with an outdoor kitchen, pool, low-voltage lighting, fireplace, pergola, waterfall and pond.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Southview Design has won the top award for outstanding achievement in the Residential Exterior category at the 16th annual Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards, hosted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Celebrating the best in Twin Cities residential remodeling, the COTY Awards are given to residential and commercial builders, remodelers and designers in 26 different categories. This year, there were a total of 83 entries; some categories such as residential exterior design which Southview Design won, were very competitive. “This was one of my favorite projects, and I’m riding high,” said Tim Johnson, Southview Design landscape designer, of the backyard design for the Minnetrista home. Johnson said the owners …