JazzMN Orchestra returns to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres with a new artistic director, JC Sanford, for its 2019-20 season.
Funds are in place to repair storm damage along a three-mile length of the Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail that has been closed for more than five years.
The parents of a teenager killed in Chanhassen by sheriff’s deputies last summer are taking two Carver County offices and a public official to court.
If it feels like there was more road construction in Eden Prairie this summer, you're not wrong, according to City Engineer Rod Rue.
Students are invited to create an app and submit it to the 3rd Congressional District's Congressional App Challenge, a news release from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office says.
When 14-year-old Bharatanatyam dancer Rathika Murali steps onto the stage this month at the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, it will be with the weight of nine years of her hard work, and 2,000 years that have shaped the Indian classical dance tradition.
SouthWest Transit has declared this year’s Minnesota State Fair service a success, despite being in the red financially.
The body found in the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine on Sept. 5 was that of 62-year-old Watertown resident Bruce Copenhaver, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said late Sunday.
Eden Prairie residents showed their skills at the Minnesota State Fair this year, with 17 locals taking home first-place prizes. According to the State Fair's website, the following Eden Prairie residents came in first place in their respective categories:
U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Deephaven) hosts a public town hall meeting 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Chanhassen High School Auditorium, 2200 Lyman Blvd., Chanhassen.
Eden Prairie’s state representatives will hold a back-to-school town hall on Sept. 17, according to a news release from the Minnesota House of Representatives.
The Friends of the Eden Prairie Library annual Volumes & Vines fundraiser will be Sept. 19, according to an email from Gayle Boje, vice president of the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library organization.
WAYZATA — A black bear killed the daughter of a Lake Minnetonka-area family near the border of Minnesota and Canada over Labor Day weekend.
Sunday’s rain stopped in time for around 200 people to enjoy the Eden Prairie Chinese Association’s third annual community potluck party at Riley Lake Park on Sept. 1, organizer Jeff Jiang told Eden Prairie News in an email.
Eden Prairie will receive around $250,000 in a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips’ office said in a news release on Aug. 28.
When Ames Sheldon’s second novel hit the shelves on Aug. 27, it felt like welcoming a child into the world, the author said.
Management of the Paisley Park museum in Chanhassen is transferring from Memphis-based Graceland Holdings to the Prince estate on Oct. 1.
The Eden Prairie Foundation has announced four finalists for the Prairie Brewfest Choice Grants, a news release from the foundation says. Attendees of the Sept. 7 Brewfest will vote on the four grantees to decide which will receive $400, $600, $1,000 or $2,000 in grant funding.
As DJ Preiner celebrated seven years at Eden Prairie’s CHOICE, Inc., this July, he reflected that his time working with adults with intellectual disabilities has felt like forever, and no time at all.
Sitting cross-legged at Eden Prairie’s Camp Eden Wood, a group of five 6-year-olds and five adult camp counselors toss a bundle of yarn around their circle, wrapping a loop around their wrist before passing it on.
Summer still has its grasp on Eden Prairie, but election season is almost upon us. Ten candidates filed to run for the Eden Prairie School Board by Aug. 13, when the filing period closed. There are four seats that are up for election on Nov. 5.
The League of Women Voters of Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Hopkins will host a historical exhibit to celebrate the league’s centennial on Aug. 23-24, according to a news release from the organization.
Wendy Johnson hasn’t owned a dog for years, but when she and her granddaughter pulled up to her home near Cedar Ridge Elementary in Eden Prairie on July 22, there was one relaxing in the yard.
Under rainy skies, around 150 people came to Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie to run, walk and remember those who lost their lives to distracted driving at the 12th annual Raksha Vigil and 5K Run, held by the Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation on Aug. 10.
Many of the monarch butterflies that Forrest Meyer raises in his front yard will eventually travel up to 3,000 miles on their yearly migration to the southern United States and Mexico. For miles traveled, though, Meyer beats them by a long shot — the 77 year old has walked enough in his dail…
WAYZATA — The sturgeon known to some as Lou is still lurking in the Minnehaha Creek, which has more people speculating about where the fish came from.
There’s an outbreak of hepatitis A in multiple Minnesota counties, including Hennepin County, that has caused 13 people to be hospitalized, the Minnesota Department of Health said in an Aug. 8 news release.
The Lowry Nature Center in Victoria is celebrating a half-century of widening nature’s door to Twin Cities residents.
MINNETONKA — Boom Island Brewing Company is getting ready to open its doors in Minnetonka.
On the idyllic summer evening of July 30, nearly 70 people gathered indoors at the Eden Prairie Community Center to talk about how to save such days for future generations.
MINNETONKA — Thousands of bicyclists — riding on everything from a penny-farthing to tandem and recumbent bikes to bikes pulling carriers and road bikes — took in the sights of the Lake Minnetonka area and beyond as they rode in the 14th annual Tour de Tonka.
Motorists traveling eastbound on Highway 212 in Dahlgren Township near Cologne will encounter a closure from Highway 284 to County Road 36 from 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5.
Six months since Eden Prairie raised its tobacco purchasing age to 21, it's business as usual for retailers.
While the term "abandoned home" may bring to mind haunted houses at the end of an eerie lane, the reality is usually fairly mundane.
Starting in 2004, Terry Degner shepherded Eden Prairie's elementary schoolers safely to and from school, watching over them on his bus named Big Murphy. When the bus emptied in the morning, though, Degner's work wasn't over: Every day, he settled down in a nearby Caribou Coffee to work on hi…
The Eden Prairie Reads Committee has chosen “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family” as its book for 2019, the organization said in a news release.
Did you have fun at Eden Prairie's Independence Day celebration this year? Just wait: The city's Fourth of July celebration might be an even bigger spectacle in 2020 if the parade Mayor Ron Case suggested for next year's event comes to pass.
EXCELSIOR — Over 100 vintage vehicles filed the Excelsior Commons on Sunday, July 28, for the seventh annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.
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