Three Edina High School students have received Aspiration in Computing awards presented by the National Center for Women and Information Technology. These students will receive scholarship opportunities, entry to peer-network of technical women, an engraved award, and various other prizes.
At 11 years old, Meadow Roberts already has nearly a decade of experience baking, having started out in the kitchen as a precocious 2-year-old.
Copious amounts of snowfall results in a lot of work for snow plows and residential shovel-wielders. All that snow melting, however, presents different challenges — some of them, for Eden Prairie’s utility workers.
A March 12 rally at the state Capitol drew hundreds of supporters who rallied for bills to increase funding for direct support professionals.
“Why go to school if you won’t listen to the educated?” read more than one sign held aloft by students attending the Minnesota Youth Climate Strike at the State Capitol March 15.
The Edina Heritage Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Heritage Award. The Heritage Award is given to a local business, person or neighborhood for a commitment to preserving, rehabilitating or restoring a historical place in Edina.
The prominent Venezuelan theater where St. Louis Park resident Maylu Peña began her ballet training is struggling amid political turmoil, but she has brought what she learned through dancing with professionals during her teenage years to Minnesota.
Eden Prairie-area nonprofits and civic organizations looking for new volunteers are invited to reserve a table at the third annual GIVE Gathering volunteer fair.
After the retirement of former Chief George Esbensen in December and an extensive hiring process, City Manager Rick Getschow announced the selection of Excelsior Fire District Chief Scott Gerber as the next fire chief for the city of Eden Prairie, effective April 1.
Valley View Middle School eighth-grader Liam Johnson, son of Peter and Michele Johnson, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Minnesota State Competition. The contest will be held at…
Everyone deserves health care at a price they can afford. For many Minnesotans, high insurance premiums, skyrocketing prescription drug prices, and other out of pocket costs pose significant roadblocks to economic security. Minnesotans expect meaningful solutions to these problems.
A new report from longtime demographer Hazel Reinhardt counters speculation that Edina’s boom in multi-family housing construction will adversely affect the school district.
Elected representatives and community members of Brooklyn Park and beyond came together to highlight a looming crisis for the country’s Liberian population at a March 10 press conference at Brooklyn Park City Hall.
Eden Prairie High School senior Frank Han recently attended his last State High School Math League competition — and he’s been no stranger to mathematical competition throughout his high school career.
As Edina scrambles to prevent flooding amidst rising precipitation, residents have differing views of the challenge. Literally.
Sixteen-year-old violinist Joyce Zhao was named winner of a coveted prize for her outstanding Feb. 3 performance at the finals of the annual Concerto Competition, held by Young People’s Symphony Concert Association, the Minnesota Orchestra’s longest-established volunteer organization.
Edina Public Schools parents, staff members and community are invited to meet the final candidates for Edina Schools’ Assistant Superintendent position at a forum set for 3:15-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, on the third floor of the Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Road.
The League of Women Voters Edina will host a presentation about the 2020 Census 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.
Of the 5,400 apartment units spread across nearly 100 buildings in Edina, 18 percent have rents that would qualify as “affordable housing” by the commonly accepted standards.
Cool planet, an Edina-based advocacy group addressing climate change, continued its mission last month at the American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, making the trip north shortly before setting off on another journey – to the southern hemisphere, where more climate work is in store.
These days, Edina’s snowplows can’t seem to get a day off, because when they aren’t busy clearing a fresh layer of powder, they’re on the roads preparing for the next storm.
An art exhibit featuring the work of Bloomington and Izumi City, Japan, children is on display in the lobby of Bloomington Civic Plaza.
The U.S. Green Building Council Minnesota (USGBC Minnesota) community will bring together women, including Richfield Mayor Maria Regan Gonzalez, to celebrate what it means to be a woman in the green building industry at its third annual Women in Green Power Breakfast.
It sounds like the makings of a reality show, sans the secret alliances, immunity challenges and – crucially – the petty spats: