The Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting a free live webinar July 23 on how to plant live native prairie in your own backyard.
The months of June and July bring sunshine, warm weather and berries to Minnesota. Peak strawberry season has arrived and many pick-your-own patches across the state have opened for business while still maintaining health precautions in light of COVID-19.
If Nibir Sarma’s neighbors hear the soft strains of a saxophone from his windows in the coming months, they can thank Alex Trebek for the music.
Celebrating the birth of cute farm critters is a springtime tradition at the Minnesota Zoo that goes back years, but this year marks the first time the Farm Babies program is a virtual experience.
Eden Prairie can watch its own Nibir Sarma compete in the two-part final of Jeopardy! College Championship on April 16-17.
I remember the day pretty clearly. Elementary school-aged me set up a music stand in our brightly-painted living room, my grandma and parents sitting on the couch in anticipation.
Nibir Sarma, a native of Eden Prairie and a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, has advanced to the semifinals of the Jeopardy! College Championship, which is scheduled to air on April 14 on NBC.
With shows canceled, businesses closed and activities postponed, the surest way to get out of the house for a responsible, socially-distanced adventure during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to find a hiking trail and get a-walkin’.
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.
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.
When Matthew Koshmrl moved to South Korea in 2009, it was to teach English, not spend six years filming a documentary there. But that's what happened when Koshmrl, a documentary filmmaker and Eden Prairie native, learned about the small, rocky island of Dokdo.
For over 20 years hundreds of people have gathered at Buck Hill in Burnsville to race in style — on queen-size mattresses — in an annual event for Bridging, a local nonprofit that provides furniture and household goods for Minnesotans pursuing housing stability. This year — come rain, snow o…
For this month's We Tried It, we took our hungry stomachs to Melissa's neck of the woods and tried Wayzata's insta-famous Fat Pants Friday meal at 6Smith. And although we dined in front of a beautiful, panoramic view of frozen Lake Minnetonka, there was no attractive way to eat this monstros…
North Star Irish Dance will hold its annual Wee St. Patrick’s Day Event on Saturday, March 14, the dance group said in a news release.
Colorful kites will take over the sky above Lake Mille Lacs the weekend of Feb. 28 for the 2020 Mille Lacs Kite Crossing.
The Eden Prairie Players will perform “The Curious Savage” for its winter play from March 13-22, according to the organization’s website.
A former Eden Prairie student will compete at the Jeopardy! College Championship this April, according to a news release from the game show.
It’s about that time when most Minnesotans are likely approaching the winter blues, when the magic of the holidays fades away and all we can think about is the day when the snow starts to melt and we can roll down our windows on our way home from work. But don’t despair — there are plenty of…
January: the month of starting — and hopefully keeping — resolutions. A common resolution is “Dry January," a commitment some people are making to themselves to go alcohol free, all month long.
The multi-platinum rock band the Barenaked Ladies is returning to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 26 for the sixth edition of their “Last Summer On Earth Tour.”
Dance with Courage will return to Eden Prairie Center for its annual fundraiser on Jan. 26, according to volunteer organizer Molly Tatting.
An Eden Prairie artist has received a $6,599 grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, according to a news release from the board.
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.
Grammy award-winning country singer and songwriter Dwight Yoakam will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 10 at the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.
We think every Minnesotan should be required to try lutefisk as a rite of passage. After all, the lutefisk capital of the world is said to be located in Madison, Minnesota, and the word “lutefisk” sounds even better when it’s spoken with a Minnesotan accent.
As the chilly temperatures of January descend, Eden Prairie will hold its annual Winter Blast celebration to ward off seasonal gloom on Jan. 18.
The year is coming to a close. Which means it’s time again to find a festive way to ring in the new year! Here are some ideas to kick off 2020 in style.
Not immune to the craft beer explosion, the southwest metro is home to a number of breweries, some which have been serving up alcoholic pints for years, others for less than a month.
Walking into a Presbyterian church during your spare time might not sound like entertainment, but there’s a church in Chaska that definitely catches more than just the eye upon walking inside.
What’s a challenge that a 7-year-old and her grandfather can both enjoy? How about an activity fit for both a corporate retreat and a bachelor party?
‘Tis the season for sledding, skating, skiing and more. Eden Prairie is home to a variety of winter activities for the outdoor-minded who want to get outside during the Minnesota winter.
When piles of snow and bitter winds do their best to make the winter season unbearable, Minnesotans are famous for our ability to weather the cold and bring joy and light to these dark days.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again and along with the snowfall comes holiday parties, busy schedules and kids home for winter vacation. Keep them busy and engaged with these activities:
If you squint, you might mistake Alpp the barista’s Instagram account for one of the many young and professionally beautiful travel accounts: Posing by the London Bridge or riding an elephant, Alpp certainly fits the profile. Except, of course, for the fact that he is a doll.
Pianist and former Eden Prairie educator Mary Beth Carlson will perform with her ensemble and other acts in a Bloomington concert on Dec. 13, according to a news release from Mary Beth Carlson Music.
Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish will bring her stand-up comedy show “Tiffany Haddish: Live in Concert” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.
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