Eden Prairie

Comprising many large lakes, ponds and multi-use trails, the city also is home to more than 2,000 businesses and the headquarters of Digital River, SuperValu, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, MTS Systems Corporation and the Minnesota Vikings.

West Metro
November 7
Finley, Brown 4, left and her brother Noah, 6, rode their bikes in a t...

Single-family home rentals surge in Twin Cities suburbs

What makes economic sense for many families can become a problem for cities.
West Metro
September 24

Eden Prairie boy, 12, has a message for GOP candidate Ben Carson

12-year-old Yusuf Dayur isn’t letting the GOP candidate dim his dream of being president.
South Metro
September 18
Minnesota Vikings owner Zigy Wilf attended Tuesday evening practice.

Vikings development in Eagan: A real estate play, new marketing efforts

New connections with fans, development opportunities for Wilfs are foreseen.
West Metro
September 17

Spree of burglaries in Eden Prairie prompts crime alert

After a spike this summer in break-ins and burglaries in Eden Prairie, police are warning residents to take more precautions. This week, police had four…
West Metro
September 16

Funeral set for family killed in Greenwood murder-suicide

Deaths of parents, three teens are still under investigation.
West Metro
September 15

Eden Prairie woman admits stealing $1.2M while working for mother

In the meantime, police continue to look into the death of her 12-week-old old son in mid-July.
South Metro
August 22
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, right, was the among Vikings players working out at Winter Park in April.

Vikings buying land in Eagan for new Winter Park facility

Team owners have signed a surprise purchase agreement for 185 acres in Eagan that would be the site of the Vikings' corporate headquarters and practice facility.
West Metro
August 18

Somali youth group, wilderness program partner to give Twin Cities girls a special trip to Yellowstone

The trip is a joint effort between the Somali youth program Ka Joog and the outdoor adventure group Wilderness Inquiry.
West Metro
August 14

Twin Cities police see catalytic converter thefts on the rise

West metro police departments caught two suspects last month who they say stole 200 catalytic converters across the metro.
West Metro
August 12

Mound city manager charged with DWI

Mound’s top city official was arrested and charged with drunken driving in Eden Prairie in June.City Manager Kandis Hanson, who oversees the Lake Minnetonka city’s…
South Metro
August 8

Splish, splash — and squander? Popular splash pads scorned by some for wasting water

Splash pads take some heat for use of millions of gallons of water each season.
West Metro
August 7
As the Southwest light-rail line hangs in the balance, the opposition galvanizes.

Southwest light-rail costs increase $30M to help get federal funds

The increase reflects a recent transfer of land worth $30 million by the Hennepin County Railroad Authority. Half of that amount is expected to be matched by the Federal Transit Administration.
West Metro
July 30

Eden Prairie woman charged in embezzlement case now being investigated in son's death

Eden Prairie mom asked about insurance soon after baby died.
July 24

Parties kept waiting for a ruling in the Southwest LRT lawsuit

Four months has elapsed since judge promised ruling "as quickly as possible"
West Metro
July 15

Minnesota attorney general, Eden Prairie man settle financial mismanagement lawsuit

The former executive director of A Better Day Foundation also agrees to pay back $120,000.
West Metro
July 3

No new details in Robbinsdale, Eden Prairie shootings

Investigations into such shootings, which were both nonfatal, could take several months.
South Metro
June 30
As the Southwest light-rail line hangs in the balance, the opposition galvanizes.

Beyond cost cuts, Southwest light rail faces new barriers

State funding for the light-rail line linking downtown Minneapolis and the southwest suburbs is still unclear.
West Metro
June 29

Gated communities haven't taken off in Minnesota

For those who value luxury and privacy — and can afford it — the communities are home, sweet home. But others say their exclusive nature doesn’t fit well with Minnesota’s culture.
West Metro
June 25

Eden Prairie to bear brunt of cuts to Southwest light rail

After various ways to trim $341 million from the Southwest light-rail project’s burgeoning budget were bandied about Wednesday, an advisory committee appears to be leaning toward a solution that hits Eden Prairie the hardest.
West Metro
June 24

Eden Prairie police name officer whose gun wounded suspect

Eden Prairie police Wednesday identified the officer who said his gun accidentally fired, wounding a motorcyclist who had led officers on a chase. Sgt. Lonnie…
West Metro
June 23

Hennepin County charges Bloomington man with fleeing Eden Prairie police before he was shot in 'accidental discharge'

The Hennepin County attorney’s office charged a 21-year-old Bloomington man with fleeing police officers after a chase in Eden Prairie last weekend resulted in the…
West Metro
June 21

Motorcyclist leaves hospital, in jail after being shot by Eden Prairie officer

The motorcyclist who was shot by an Eden Prairie police officer early Saturday after a brief chase along Eden Prairie Road has left the hospital…
West Metro
June 16
Counselor Crystal Altobelli, holding the hand of Zagal Abdi,7, helped kids cross the street from a nearby park.

Summer activities arrive at the doorstep of low-income families

Eden Prairie, YMCA team up to bring summer programs to a low-income apartment complex.
West Metro
June 4

Winter Park fundraiser set for Saturday for school for gifted, learning-disabled kids

Leah Brzezinski’s Arete Academy was inspired by her own son’s struggles.
West Metro
June 4

Eden Prairie rail stations being considered for Southwest LRT cuts

Community leaders weigh how to pare down the $2 billion cost of the Southwest light-rail line.