It was a sunny enough Thursday outside the Chanhassen Library. Maintenance workers pounded on a nearby sidewalk and a few cars idled in the circular drive.
Carver County appears on a list of movie sites from the 1970s, 1990s and early 2000s. Between “Drop Dead Gorgeous” and “Fargo,” the area seems to be prone to shots along Highway 212 or the Chaska Herald building.
In the age of COVID-19, if you want to be waited on while you dine, drive-ins are not only a romantic, back-to-the-50s way to go — they’re the only way to go.
Lakefront Music Fest is off for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced early Wednesday.
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.
Eden Prairie can watch its own Nibir Sarma compete in the two-part final of Jeopardy! College Championship on April 16-17.
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.
Nibir Sarma, a native of Eden Prairie and a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, has advanced to the semifinals of the Jeopardy! College Championship, which is scheduled to air on April 14 on NBC.
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’.
Canterbury Park will postpone its horse racing season past its original start date — May 15 — and said it will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation to determine a later start date, according to a news release from the racetrack.
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.
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…
When Matthew Koshmrl moved to South Korea in 2009, it was to teach English, not spend six years filming a documentary there. But that's what happened when Koshmrl, a documentary filmmaker and Eden Prairie native, learned about the small, rocky island of Dokdo.
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.
Shakopee High School culinary students had the chance this quarter to put their chef’s hats on in a real-world scenario when co-owner of Shakopee Bowl, Dave Johnson, asked culinary teacher Heather Baumbach if she’d like to enter into a partnership.
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…
Canterbury Park racing officials have announced a change in the date of the Mystic Lake Northern Stars Racing Festival.
EXCELSIOR — Trouvaille Memory Care Suites in Excelsior brought younger and older generations together with some magic and music last month.
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…
North Star Irish Dance will hold its annual Wee St. Patrick’s Day Event on Saturday, March 14, the dance group said in a news release.
- Area law enforcement officials condemn officers in George Floyd death
- District 112 teachers Mary Mobeck, Barb Kocka surprised with retirement car parade
- COVID-19 exposure identified at Emerald Crest Memory Care in Shakopee
- Auburn Homes in Waconia identifies COVID-19 case with employee
- Where grant dollars haven't reached, some in-home day care providers threatened with closing
- Photos: Mystic Lake Casino reopens to guests
- Jordan School Board enters negotiations with interim superintendent candidate
- Obituary for Kari Searcy
- Chanhassen City Manager Todd Gerhardt announces retirement
- Paid letter: Tabke's actions are 'tone deaf'