Spring's warmer weather has finally — finally — gotten rolling, and the woods are returning to life.
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.
Nibir Sarma has won the Jeopardy! College Championship.
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.
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.
HOPKINS — Hopkins-based Stages Theatre Company launched Stages Beyond the Stage on March 19, according to a news release.
Twin Cities Summer Jam CEO Jerry Braam announced last week the Canterbury Park music festival, will be postponed to July 22-24, 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns.
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.
The Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club (EPFSC) invites the community to join as it goes on a magical adventure with Mary Poppins and her friends: Bert, Jane, Michael and Mr. Banks. This family-friendly ice show performance has been artfully adapted into a series of fantastical numbers that cel…
Sitting in the Chaska Herald office a few weeks ago, I was busy transcribing an interview and sipping coffee. My editor walked in with an envelope addressed to me.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society’s Tapping History series plans to present Oakwood: A History of West Big Island on April 13, according to a news release from the historical society.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior's St. Patrick's Day celebration planned for Saturday, March 14, has been postponed, the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday.
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…
EXCELSIOR — Trouvaille Memory Care Suites in Excelsior brought younger and older generations together with some magic and music last month.
EXCELSIOR — The Lake Minnetonka area is set to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a few days early.
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…
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society’s Tapping History series has several events coming up in the next several months, teaching interested history nuts about Lake Minnetonka history topics.
MOUND — Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School’s fifth annual Keg & Cork beer, wine and cider tasting event will be held March 7.
Colorful kites will take over the sky above Lake Mille Lacs the weekend of Feb. 28 for the 2020 Mille Lacs Kite Crossing.
Seven women stood on a spotlit stage in a windowless room in Eden Prairie. As they launched into a rendition of “I Hate Myself For Loving You” by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, their steady rhythm masked the fact that until six weeks ago, none of them had played together before − and some of…
WAYZATA — Golfers pulling impressively decorated bar sleds took to the ice on Lake Minnetonka’s Wayzata Bay on Saturday, Feb. 8, for the 36th annual Chilly Open.
EXCELSIOR — As the Lake Minnetonka Klondike Dog Derby got underway on Sunday, Feb. 9, downtown Excelsior took on the appearance of a snowglobe. Flakes continued to fall as the 29 eight-dog teams started the 40-mile race around the lake.
The La Danse Fatale ballet company performs “The Snow Queen” 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Symphony Orchestra will present on Sunday, March 1, “Clowning Around” by guest Bassoon artist Chuck Ullery, according to a news release from the orchestra.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Lions Club is hosting its annual waffle breakfast on Feb. 29.
“Just make a mark and see where it takes you.”
The magic and comedy duo Penn & Teller will return to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m., the casino announced last month.
WAYZATA — Mikah Meyers will perform his National Parks Cabaret in Wayzata on Feb. 15 at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, according to a news release from the church.
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.
EXCELSIOR — The cold, snow and wind did not stop the eighth annual North American Pond Hockey Championship from being played on Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay Jan. 16-19.
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.”
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Art Experience is taking a break this year due to road construction in downtown Wayzata, according to a Jan. 20 news release from the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce.
Cheap Trick will perform on Friday, July 10, at the 2020 Lakefront Music Fest after opener 38 Special and before headliner Styx, the Prior Lake Rotary Club announced this week.
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.
Polar Plunge season is at hand.
A gem of old Minneapolis is shining brighter than ever. Owners Ward Johnson and Edward Landenberger have breathed new life into the 89-year-old Parkway Theater, which now presents classic movies, intimate concerts and live events.
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.
EXCELSIOR — It’s almost time for the North American Pond Hockey Championship.
DEEPHAVEN — Whatever happened to cursive?
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.
SHOREWOOD — The 14th annual Arctic Fever event celebrates all things winter in the South Lake Minnetonka area.
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s annual Skate the Garden event, which transforms the city’s Millennium Graden into a winter wonderland, is Jan. 16.
EXCELSIOR — The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society is hosting a trivia night at Excelsior Brewing Company as part of its Tapping History series.
PLYMOUTH — A Candlelight Walk is planned for the Luce Line State Trail in Plymouth on Jan. 3.
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.
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