The news cycle around the COVID-19 pandemic can feel like it's nonstop.
"Prince was known for his secretive 'pop-up' concerts at Paisley Park. He would slyly announce the concert with just hours-notice and welcome all who arrived," states a Paisley Park press release.
Snape is an affectionate, easy-going male cat who is friendly with trusted folks as well as strangers and kind kids. He enjoys interactive toys, window watching, petting, brushing and tolerates being picked up. Snape door greets, follows you around, ankle rubs, and lets you place him in your…
Local organizations across the Twin Cities are finding creative ways to connect the community to art, learning and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pandemics are scary enough without the isolation that comes along with social distancing, economic turmoil and quarantine.
Eden Prairie parks’ play equipment will closed to the public at 11:59 p.m. on March 31, the city announced in a news release.
Saying that life as we know it has changed is an understatement. We are at the beginning of a marathon here in Minnesota when it comes to COVID-19. Where the finish line is remains unclear.
With the tune of “You Are My Sunshine” drifting over the parking lot of The Waters of Excelsior senior living community, under a bright blue sky, it was easy to forget the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic for a moment.
Eden Prairie’s Rachel Withers placed fourth in the 2020 USA Archery JOAD Indoor National Championships and 12th at the 2020 USA Archery Indoor Nationals. In the process, she set a new Minnesota state record and placed in the top-30 scores of all females nationwide, including professionals.
Minnesota High School League Media Specialist John Millea posed the following question on Twitter: What's the single finest moment in your school's athletic history?
On March 11, the world changed. That was the day the novel coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic. I never dreamed that in my lifetime we would be facing a pandemic. It is terrifying. I don’t know about you, but I am frightened. None of the movies, TV shows or books in the world coul…
There are a total of 398 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota – up 52 cases from March 26, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
After spending nearly two years focusing on ensuring Minnesota gets an accurate census count to prevent the loss of a district, state Director of Census Operations and Engagement Andrew Virden was supposed to be getting ready for game time come April.
As an Army veteran, member of the American Legion, Tuesday member of the Memorial Rifle Squad at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, and as a patriot I have struggled with the dilemma about what can I do during this terrible outbreak impacting our great country.
Aden Bickler’s March started rough and has only gone downhill. The senior at Eden Prairie High School began the month with stressful auditions for several theater schools and a difficult breakup with his boyfriend, and now the rest of his senior year may be online due to the COVID-19 (corona…
Tam Meuwissen has been known as "Five Feet of Fury" throughout her athletic career. An appropriate nickname for the Chanhassen native who played three sports in high school, three sports in college, and now skates down ice, and is a member of the USA Women's National Bandy Team.
This friendly, smart little gal, born in June 2017, is a quick learner. She is house trained and well behaved, not needing a crate. Her foster mom says Cuddles is outgoing, greets you at the door, follows you, leans against you, gives dog kisses and likes to sleep with you for part of the ni…
Rain fell on the first day of spring March 19. A kindergarten boy, a week removed from never wanting to go back to school, looked out the window. He'd do anything to see his school bus. To be in class with his friends. To eat school lunch, to go outside for recess.
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday ordered Minnesotans to stay home except for essential needs like food and health care for two weeks beginning Friday, March 27, to buy time to prepare for a wave of COVID-19 cases likely on the way.
Minnetonka-based CANVIVA’s products are typically CBD-based sleep aids, stress relievers and muscle balms. But when owner Jim Zimmerman tried to buy hand sanitizer for his employees in reaction to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and found that even Amazon was sold out, he realized he had…
You probably know Gov. Tim Walz has proclaimed a peacetime emergency and ordered K-12 public schools, restaurants and other businesses to close or limit their services during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the other temporary changes state government has made.
Dan Rubischko, head softball coach at Eden Prairie High School, had the hotel manger at the Florida hotel his team stayed at during last year's spring training trip tentatively reserve this year's dates when they checked out.
It’s strange to be a community engagement professional in a time of social distancing. Just ask Sandra Filardo, whose life − both professional and personal − centers on community.
Churches have quickly joined other organizations in closing their buildings and moving everything online in response to health officials’ advice to stay home when possible and practice social distancing amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic.
The Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $15,000 in the week since it opened, executive director Mark Weber told Eden Prairie News in an email.
For most of the U.S., the severity of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic hit home in early March. But Scott Gerber, Eden Prairie’s fire chief and director of emergency management, had been thinking about the virus in serious terms since mid-February and preparing for disasters for much longer.
Residents of the southwest metro have been hunkering down and social distancing for at least the better part of a week by now. While it's all part of an effort to flatten the curve and keep Minnesotans healthy during the novel coronavirus pandemic, staying indoors comes with its own set of c…
Walleye angling on Mille Lacs Lake will be catch-and-release only for this year’s open water season, with the exception of the month of July, when walleye fishing will be closed.
Eden Prairie Liquor closed one of its stores and will limit hours at its other two locations beginning March 23, the city-run liquor store announced in an email.
Thirty-two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Minnesota, bringing the total to 169, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Sunday.
With toilet paper selling out at stores across the area some people may be using other products as an alternative — but this has the potential to cause major problems for city sewer systems.
Hennepin County has opened three drop-off locations for items needed to protect people responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic, a March 21 news release says.
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