Undeterred by the icy roads and travel warnings on Saturday morning, over 500 people made their way to the new pavilion at Staring Lake Park in Eden Prairie to enjoy the annual Winter Blast on Jan. 18.
When the No. 1-ranked Eden Prairie High School boys basketball team defeated No. 5-ranked Hopkins at Hopkins last Thursday (82-68), it was sixth time this year that the Eagles had counted a win over a top-5 team, or was it the seventh?
At this time of year, I get a lot of emails and texts from people reporting they are hearing an owl hooting outside their windows at night. While many enjoy the sound, others complain they can’t get to sleep. Either way, the chances are a great horned owl is the culprit. The great horned owl…
Dance with Courage will return to Eden Prairie Center for its annual fundraiser on Jan. 26, according to volunteer organizer Molly Tatting.
The city of Eden Prairie has declared a snow event for Jan. 17 and 18, according to a news release from the city.
An Eden Prairie artist has received a $6,599 grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, according to a news release from the board.
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Schools in the area are closing early and canceling or postponing afternoon and evening activities due to the pending snowstorm.
The importance of eating healthy is something we are taught throughout our life. It is no surprise that it becomes especially important as you age. This is because aging is linked to a variety of physical changes in the human body. Some of these changes can make you prone to nutrient deficie…
They’re bright and whimsical, somber and reflective, imposing and hard to find; Eden Prairie’s public artworks are scattered throughout the city in a variety of forms, from sculptures and memorials to murals.
Raquel was surrendered from a party that had her outside with a litter of kittens, and now she is relishing indoor life. This tortoiseshell was born in 2016 and is friendly with trusted folks and shy of strangers. Raquel is mellow, periodically talks to you, tolerates being held and has a me…
Eden Prairie’s Target is getting a face lift as part of the company’s national move to update its stores, according to a representative that spoke at the Jan. 7 Eden Prairie City Council meeting.
MINNETONKA — Kimberly Wilburn, a longtime Minnetonka resident, has announced she’s running for Hennepin County Commissioner in District 6, according to a Jan. 15 news release.
“New year, new me.” Why start the year with this mind-numbing phrase? Within the first few months of a new year, most people forget about the list of New Year’s resolutions that they made. However, there’s a new concept that I think is important for us to consider in this new decade of 2020:…
When PROP Food Shelf recently received a $1,300 donation from the Eden Prairie United Methodist Church youth group, it stuck out to marketing director Kelli Steidle because of what the teens did to raise the money. They spent a night outside in cardboard shelters in October to raise awarenes…
For preschools hoping to entice a parent of young children, lowering the barrier to entry and capturing their eyes and ears are the top priorities.
“It’s the time of the year where you’d like to think you’re figuring stuff out,” said Jaime Grossman, head coach of the Eden Prairie High School girls hockey team. “We’re playing well and we’re beating a lot of quality teams.”
On some of the coldest nights of the year, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get out of the house. However, hopping onto a bright purple shuttle bus that transports you to breweries in the southwest metro may do the trick.
The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools will honor the 2020 Legacy Award winners at its first Red & Black Gala on Feb. 22, according to a news release from the Foundation.
After the No. 1-ranked Eden Prairie High School boys basketball team defeated Wayzata 75-55 on Friday, a NorthstarHoops writer tweeted that Wayzata might be the best 2-10 team of all time.
Strategic conservation efforts designed to foster stewardship of pheasants, ducks and their habitats are outlined in new Minnesota Department of Natural Resources action plans for these popular birds.
Ellen Wiese, head coach of the Eden Prairie High School girls basketball team, said that for the first time in a long time, she woke up happy on a Saturday morning.
Almost four years ago, on Jan. 30, my daughter took her own life. I tell this story not to elicit sympathy or for dramatic effect. I tell this story in the hopes that someone struggling with suicidal thoughts will see the devastating pain caused by suicide loss and seek help to avoid it. I a…
When the usual post-workout snacks were passed around during Blake Sorensen’s days on the Eden Prairie High School football team, he always had to decline. Sorensen has had a severe allergy to tree nuts for his entire life, and the typical trail mixes and protein-packed nut bars would’ve sen…
The Eden Prairie City Council unanimously resolved to support SouthWest Transit as it seeks to replace lost funding from the Metropolitan Council and other state and local sources at its Jan. 7 meeting.
Earlier this month, I had the privilege of visiting the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, home of an important chapter in the life and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As I entered the sanctuary, a few students milled about. Then they left, and I was alone in that …
The Lunds & Byerlys Foundation donated $1,000 to Lets Go Fishing Eden Prairie, according to John Nolan, a board member at Lets Go Fishing.
An Eden Prairie woman pleaded guilty to one count of theft by swindle for her connection to several false armed robbery reports, according to a news release from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman on Jan. 10.
In 1986 I was a young energetic 39-year-old pastor serving a young 13-year-old Eden Prairie congregation when visionary Pastor Dale Galloway from Washington State published his seminal book on church leadership titled “2020 Vision.” His vision for future church communities was all about “cel…
Minnesotans are all too familiar with the gloominess that comes along with the long winters. The days are short and there's not much sunlight to soak up, which can leave people feeling sluggish.
Eden Prairie K9 Jax helped the department’s two-legged officers find an suspected impaired driver who police say ran away from officers on Dec. 29, the Eden Prairie Police Department wrote in a blog post on Jan. 8.
The new year is a great time to make new goals, but often resolutions get a bad rap. Ask someone what their New Year’s resolution is and you’ll probably hear some groans. Here are some pointers for making and keeping your resolutions.
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have appointed two Eden Prairie residents to state positions, the office of the governor announced in a news release on Jan. 9.
Update: The program on the Equal Rights Amendment in Minnesota scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, has been postponed due to weather. It will be rescheduled to a later date.
Registration for the city of Eden Prairie’s City Government Academy is open, according to a news release from the city.
I hope the new year finds you and your family well. A new year should bring new goals, and with just six short weeks until the 2020 Legislative Session, I have had this at the forefront of my mind. Some of my top priorities for this year center on three issues you may be familiar with: emerg…
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