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The death of our community newspaper is no small thing. The economics of running “small town” newspapers has always been challenging, even in the best of times. Ad revenue and subscribers that newspapers rely on to stay in business have steadily become scarce. A worldwide pandemic is the fin…

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.

Hello EP, I want to thank all of you that attended or contributed to my fundraiser back in October at Turtle’s Social Center in Shakopee. We had an incredible showing of support and it was so nice to see so many friends. My brother John is a 1983 graduate, I’m a 1986 graduate, sister Molly a…

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation salutes everyone who supported local nonprofits with their Give to the Max Day donations on Nov. 14, including those who gave more than $3,000 through the foundation to organizations such as Onward Eden Prairie, Friends of the Eden Prairie Players and Ed…

The ranked choice voting movement in Minnesota celebrated a major victory among last week’s election day votes. New York City’s voters decided to switch from our traditional 1.0 voting system to its majority-rule upgrade known as RCV – and they did so by the landslide margin of 73.5%. The Tw…

The new Scheels sporting goods store being built at Eden Prairie Center is slated to have a Ferris wheel, 16,000-gallon aquarium, and even a deli serving treats and fudge, soups and sandwiches. The company's goal is to attract families from far and wide to visit this soon-to-be flagship stor…

Did you know last spring the Minnesota House passed the Comprehensive Sex Ed (CSE) Bill (HF 1414)? It mandates that all Pre-K-12 public/charter schools must teach either an approved Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) model CSE curricula or one that complies with their approved model cur…

Last night, I watched Congressman Dean Phillips on Minnesota Public TV's "Almanac" show. It is good to hear he no longer blames all of our problems on Erik Paulsen. He now blames them on President Donald Trump. Mr. Phillips is truly a gutsy, inspiring and insightful politician. Plus he gives…

A plea to all drivers in vehicles. I like to bicycle for exercise during the warmer season. I can not tell you how many times I have nearly been hit by cars just this season so far. I bike on paths where sometimes I have to cross residential streets. I'll use Pioneer Trail, near Flying Cloud…

Our science class had to create a project on a topic, our topic is about the five-second rule and this is what we found out about it. Our group was looking for how does the five-second rule affect what gets on the food. We put a little bit of flour onto a table then we put the cracker onto t…

How does wind energy compare to different types of obtaining energy (such as solar and fossil fuels), and how is it more or less effective in certain ways? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment I designed and conducted a STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and …

My essential question is what effect do invasive species have on the environment? I am an eighth-grader at CMS and for an assignment we conducted and designed a STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) project to investigate and answer my essential question. My resu…

How are the invasive species such as common carp and zebra mussels affecting our lakes and how do we get rid of them? We are eighth-graders at CMS. For an assignment, we designed and conducted a STREAM Science Project to investigate and find the answer our question. Our results are as follow…

Do you feel an allergic reaction even when there is no visual? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For my assignment, I designed and constructed a STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Art and Math) project to investigate the answer to this question. My results are that even if you d…

I am an eighth-grader at CMS in Eden Prairie. For an assignment, I created a project to answer my essential question, how will climate change effect Minnesotans? To answer my question, I scoured through government reports. After hours of searching, I found the three main effects climate chan…

I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment I designed and conducted a STREAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Project to investigate the most effective way to lower pollution. My results are that I found out that some of the major contributors to pollution are fossil fuels…

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy in Minnesota? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment, I designed and conducted a STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) Project to investigate the answer to this question. Some of the advan…

Does standing help to improve your health over sitting? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment, I designed and conducted a STREAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) project to investigate the answer to this question. My results told me that standing is way more effective…

What are the advantages of using solar energy compared to fossil fuels and why might you want to have a small portable solar charger? I am an eighth-grader at CMS. For an assignment, I designed and conducted a STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, Math) project to investi…

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