A late start to construction at the Hennepin County Library in Eden Prairie didn't throw the work off schedule, and work on the renovated library should be done in December, the project's manager said.
Under shady trees and on the sidelines of public baseball fields, Minnesotan artists have turned rusty steel containers into an art encounter.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed westbound Highway 212 near Cologne at the west junction of County Road 36 due to an emergency drainage repair between Highway 284 in Cologne and Highway 5/25 in Norwood Young America, according to a press release.
A few weeks ago, Southwest News Media reported on the "Legend of Lou," a giant fish spotted in Gray's Bay on Lake Minnetonka.
Around 300 people showed up at Edenvale Park on July 10 to pit themselves against Eden Prairie police officers in soccer, basketball and lawn games, according to a city spokesperson Megan Yerks.
Preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) show a decline in drug overdose deaths between 2017 and 2018.
The Eden Prairie Community Foundation invites nonprofits serving Eden Prairie to apply for small grants this fall, the foundation announced in a news release.
WAYZATA — A factor other than E. coli caused illness to more than 100 people who spent time in the Big Island area of Lake Minnetonka on the Fourth of July, said Dave Johnson, an epidemiology manager with Hennepin County Public Health.
The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation will host its 12th annual Raksha 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness about distraction-free driving on Saturday, Aug. 10, in Eden Prairie.
ORONO — The city of Orono took patriotic steps at a recent City Council meeting resolving to recite the Pledge of Allegiance before all public meetings.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen restored a “hunk of aluminum parts” back into a modern work of art.
The “Oregon Trail” video game is famous for its matter-of-fact portrayal of the harsh conditions travelers faced on a journey across the U.S., from Missouri to Oregon. It was a popular educational game in the 1990s and early 2000s and is well-known for blunt phrases like “You have died of dy…
It’s peak summer, and there should be stalls of colorful produce lining the farmers’ markets of the southwest metro.
Eden Prairie’s Wings of the North aerospace museum will hold its AirExpo on July 13-14, according to a news release from the museum.
As the legislative season came down to the wire, Minnesota’s elected officials created a state budget during a daylong special session.
When strawberry season arrives in Minnesota, area residents flock to local farms to handpick the berries during their brief growing season.
The next time you go to the grocery store or you’re trying to give your neighbors even more tomatoes from your garden, think of the PROP Food Shelf in Eden Prairie.
Summer in Minnesota means an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables in every farmer’s market and grocery store. HealthPartners and Cub Foods have teamed up to make sure those healthy foods appear on children’s plates with a fruit and vegetable “prescription” program for families.
Two new people have been elected as members of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s board of directors.
When Eden Prairie residents take a dip in the Community Center pool this summer, it will be in the newly-named Nancy Tyra-Lukens Aquatic Center.
Along the Southwest Light Rail corridor, work is humming along on the green line extension. A construction update email from the Metropolitan Council sheds some light on how the work is coming, and what commuters and residents can expect from construction this summer.
Two women — an Honor Society scholar and a communications professional — embraced each other in a spotlight onstage at the Eden Prairie Performing Arts Center on June 22, waiting to hear a name. After a drawn-out pause from the emcees, it came:
When Kayla Casciano and Alex Heroff met their puppy, Minnie, it was love at first sight. The couple of nine years took her home that same day in December 2018.
When she crossed the starting line in 1977, Wendy Cregg didn’t aim to be the winning woman in the first Grandma’s Marathon. As she got started, though, Cregg’s competitive side took over.
The winner of the annual Miss Minnesota pageant has been crowned in Eden Prairie for 12 years, but this June marks a closer relationship between the pageant and the city.
It’s time for journalist Ryan Stoltz to retire. Over his career, he’s interviewed the likes of Jay Leno, Amy Klobuchar and Malala Yousafzai; covered two Super Bowls; and reported from the White House Rose Garden. As his career comes to a close, he’s ready for his next step: high school.
The sound of jazz could be heard from Staring Lake Amphitheatre on Sunday, June 9, thanks to the annual Minnesota Festival of Jazz on the Prairie.
A Lyft driver from Coon Rapids has claimed the $1 million Mega Millions prize thanks to a ticket he bought at an Eden Prairie gas station.
About half of SouthWest Transit’s Tail lines were cut May 20 and the other half were converted to shuttle routes, as the company continues to concentrate efforts toward its on-demand service, Prime.
A bill including a pathway to citizenship for residents under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and delayed Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) passed the House June 4.
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