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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…

If it is January, many among us go through an annual ritual called setting resolutions. I personally do not follow the ritual, but I do not mind suggesting an item for a section of the Eden Prairie News audience: parents of teens.

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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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