Eden Prairie’s Girl Scouts participated in their first Powderpuff Derby May 16 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church. Girls from all troops were invited to create wooden cars that conformed to the rules for size and weight, and then race them on a track.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking lakeshore owners and citizens to report any mudpuppy salamanders they see, especially die-offs on rivers and lakes. A die-off is defined as five or more dead salamanders in a lake at the same place at the same time.
Synergy & Leadership Exchange recently presented awards to 12 schools and four community programs for excellence in character development at a Character Recognition Awards ceremony at the State Capitol, according to a news release.
Abby Hanscom of Eden Prairie has been named Holy Family Catholic High School’s Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Hanscom accumulated several honors throughout her career in cross country, hockey and lacrosse, including 11 varsity letters. She has also shown leadership on each team, having been selected as captain of all three teams during her senior year. Hanscom will play Division I lacrosse for Gardner-Webb University.
When you think of nesting ducks, most people think of a small ground nest, perhaps hidden under the branches of a small shrub. T hese waterfowl nests are usually lined with soft feathers and often located near a small pond or lake. Yes, that would be the stereotypical duck nest.