Since September 1971 the Minnesota Renaissance Festival has been enchanting thousands of people of all ages. The celebration is now in full swing in Shakopee through Sept. 29.
Are you fascinated by the beautiful black and orange butterflies you might occasionally see, and do you want to learn more about them? You’ll have three upcoming opportunities at Richardson Nature Center from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2 or Saturday, Sept. 7.
Valleyfair announced it will put on its largest ever event next year called Grand Carnivale, which will include a parade and a street party with food, drinks and music from around the world, according to an Aug. 15 press release. The event will run every day from July 25-Aug. 16 next summer.
ST. PAUL — Around the metro, it can be easy to overlook a passing plane. Look up to the sky on a clear day and it’s not unusual to see a handful of planes catching the light as they arrive and depart from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. But around South Saint Paul’s Fleming Airfi…
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will present the Indian Horse Relays Aug. 22-25 at Canterbury Park. Indian horse relays are one of the rarest sporting events in the country, Canterbury spokesman Jeff Maday said. The sport involves four Native American riders and three horses racing …
Nearly 700 people gathered at Staring Lake Amphitheatre on Aug. 10 to celebrate the wealth of cultures in Eden Prairie and Minnesota for the city’s annual PeopleFest! party.
Join Savage Library for this for this once-a-month drop-in program to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math with fun, hands-on activities. This program is for ages 3-6 with their parents and caregivers. No registration is required.
Love Anime and Manga? Get together with others to watch Anime, talk about what you’re reading, draw, write, play games and eat snacks. The club meets the first Thursday of the month at 6 p.m., and the next meeting is Sept. 5. No need to sign up, this event is open to everyone.
When you think of Twin Cities museums, the ones most likely to come to mind are the well known art museums like the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Weisman, the Museum of Russian Art, the American Swedish Institute.
A reader pointed out last week, that Where the Heck Is It prompts readers to go out and explore the city's hidden treasures. For example, the steps down to Kerber Pond Park at 7380 Kerber Boulevard; from the street it looks like a tiny spot of grass with a picnic table and bench. But there a…
The persistent patter of steam engines could be heard thumping away in western Jordan all weekend, as the Scott-Carver Threshers hosted the 56th annual Old-Time Harvest Festival near the county fairgrounds.
About 14,000 people showed up to cheer on their favorite llamas and unicorns at Canterbury Park Sunday, Aug. 4, according to Canterbury spokesperson Jeff Maday.
River Valley Theatre Company, a Shakopee-based community theater company, recently took a hit film to the stage.
The Eden Prairie Parks and Recreation department is holding two canoeing events in August, the city wrote in a news release.
Matt Schutt, Arboretum naturalist, will speak on his book “Nature at Our Doorstep” at the Shakopee Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.
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.
When Schmoopy the wiener dog was just a puppy, he witnessed a double homicide in which both his owners were shot and killed by a male family member, according to his now owners Tyler and Kara Brones. So when the couple adopted him a year ago, Schmoopy didn’t want to get anywhere close to Tyl…
Jordan will be the site of good old-fashioned fun this weekend as Scott-Carver County Threshers Association hosts the 56th annual Old-Time Harvest Festival in Jordan Aug 2-4.
PeopleFest! A Community Celebration of Culture returns to Eden Prairie Aug. 4 to 14. The week includes a series of community events, camps and programs celebrating the unique cultures represented in Eden Prairie.
The hunt for meteorites in Minnesota brings a handful of successes and tens of thousands more failures, but astronomy and mineral enthusiasts keep on searching.
- Opioid crisis leaves personal mark on Prior Lake City Council
- Metastatic breast cancer research advocate Judy Erdahl has died
- Updated: Savage Fire chief resigns, calls for changes in city
- Chaska teen bakes a chocolate chip cookie that tops 149 others at the Minnesota State Fair
- Possible cougar sighting reported in Eden Prairie, 2 sightings in Bloomington
- District 112 parents express concerns about racist incidents to Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
- Jake Owen coming to Wayzata Bay this Monday
- Taking a tour of the city's newest developments
- Shakopee Schools armor against a crisis with connection and relationships
- No injuries in apartment fire on Lewis Street in downtown Shakopee