Over the years, the PROP Shop’s 11 employees have become experts in improvising makeshift solutions to the organization’s storage problems. Now, a grant from the Eden Prairie Lion’s Club has enabled the thrift store-slash-nonprofit to buy an expensive new pallet stacker that will overhaul th…
WAYZATA — Assistant Hennepin County Attorney Cheri Sudit is running for the Hennepin County Commissioner seat in District 6, according to a news release.
Susan Stradiotto thinks about love, a lot, and with good reason. As an author whose writing ventures into the romance genre, her task is to create a novel that depicts realistic relationships while still capturing that “swoon-worthy” feeling of love.
As slick and powerful as smart phones are today, they don’t always make life easier.
Eden Prairie’s City Council wants to tackle a variety of issues in 2020, but many overlap, the Council members noted they discussed their top three priorities at the Feb. 4 meeting.
An alarm was blaring inside the new design lab of the recently-renovated Eden Prairie Library, but as Jenn Straumann and Amy Kennedy Fosseen closed the door behind them, the shrill beep immediately cut off. Looking in from outside the room’s glass walls, it was as quiet as − well, as a library.
The Minnesota Humanities Center will host an event celebrating young Somali writers at Eden Prairie High School on March 15, according to a newsletter from Eden Prairie Schools.
The city of Eden Prairie’s Office of Housing and Human Services will host a workshop on the 2020 U.S. Census on Feb. 20, according to a newsletter from the Eden Prairie School District.
If Brett McMahon had left the gym a little earlier one day in 1998, he might have never begun his two decades of volunteering as a reserve officer with the Eden Prairie Police Department.
Eden Prairie’s state legislators will host a town hall to discuss the 2020 legislative session on Feb. 29, the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party announced in a news release.
Two faith leaders will lead a series of public conversations on Christian-Muslim dialogue at Prairie Lutheran Church in March, one of the organizers of the event told the newspaper.
When Elina Curran’s only son, Chris Wivholm, died of a fentanyl overdose in 2018, it felt like her world was over.
The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District will hold an informational open house about its watershed stewardship grants on Wednesday, Feb. 19, according to a news release from the district.
Drivers awake at 3 a.m. on Jan. 28 near Flying Cloud Drive and Valley View Road will find a temporary road closure as construction crews move a crane, according to a news release from the city of Eden Prairie.
The Eden Prairie Community Foundation has added two community-impact funds related to biking and the LGBTQ community, according to a news release from the organization.
When Janet and Lenny Gunderson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in their home state of Arizona on Jan. 10, it wasn’t just a marker of their love and commitment to each other. It was the crowning jewel of Janet’s family of origin, the Iversens of Minnesota’s southwest metro.
The Hennepin County Library in Eden Prairie will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 25, after a 14-month-long renovation, according to a post on the library’s website.
When Terry Hassan spoke to a room of 11 older adults about the social services available to them in Chanhassen, she framed the idea as taking advantage of service they’d been paying for their whole lives and could now use.
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.
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…
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.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners voted to continue allowing refugee resettlement in its borders at its Jan. 7 meeting.
Hopkins School Board member Chris LaTondresse is running for Hennepin County Commissioner in District 6 in the 2020 election, he announced on Thursday, Jan. 2.
When white settlers began farming the land that became Eden Prairie, many of them left their mark on more than the fields they plowed. Families with names that are familiar to anyone who’s driven along the city’s winding streets − Anderson, Mitchell, Bryant − have been immortalized on the ci…
‘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.
The English Channel is 21 miles of frigid water, powerful currents and drifting jellyfish − one of the most challenging long-distance, open water swims in the world. In August of 2019, Karen Zemlin, 51, conquered the distance with a combination of strength, endurance and gratitude, setting a…
WATERTOWN — The old Watertown missile site, owned by the Western Area Fire Training Academy (WAFTA), may finally get cleaned up.
A few years ago, cigarettes and chewing tobacco were at the center of conversations that Sadie Holland, a prevention manager at Know The Truth Minnesota, led among middle and high school students. The rise of e-cigarettes and vapes has transformed both how young people use nicotine and how H…
Trending Now in Eden Prairie
- Sprinklers kept small fire in Eden Prairie strip mall at bay, Eden Prairie Fire Department says
- The yearly hunt for Smith Coffee's famous wrench begins Feb. 23
- California-based Shutterfly will move 100 jobs to Eden Prairie Lifetouch offices
- Eden Prairie wins Lake Conference title; John Mittelstadt tallies 100th point
- Student survey shows what teens would change at Eden Prairie High School. Now, they just have to do it.
- Commentary: Black History Month: What are we truly celebrating?
- Here's a sneak peek at Eden Prairie Library's new collaboration spaces, sound engineering and features for all ages
- Eden Prairie falls 6-2 in whistle-happy (sad) Section 2AA title game
- Eden Prairie student will compete on Jeopardy! College Championship
- Eden Prairie Schools says farewell to early morning chocolate milk amidst nutrition update