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
September 20

Taxpayers in Hennepin, Ramsey counties can brace for a rate hike next year

Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
West Metro
September 17

More senior housing in west metro sparks clashes with residents

New suburban buildings too big for some neighbors.
Blogs
September 15

Stratasys 3-D printed dress hits Fashion Week runway

Stratasys 3-D printed dress hits Fashion Week runways in New York
West Metro
August 31

Hennepin County approves extra $20.5M for Southwest LRT

The extra funds are part of a last-minute funding patch intended to keep the controversial $1.9 billion project afloat.
West Metro
August 11
Hennepin County Commissioner Randy Johnson in 1984, five years after h...

Some big shoes to fill on Hennepin County Board as Randy Johnson retires

After a 38-year run, the commissioner is stepping down.
West Metro
July 23

What happens to suburbs if Southwest light rail isn't built?

After significant development, leaders worry about the fate of their cities if line never comes.
Blogs
June 30

Stratasys 3-D printed mask gets star power in form of Bjork

The artist Bjork starts Tokyo show wearing mask made by 3-D printing firm Stratasys.
West Metro
June 14
Facial recognition technology compares surveillance camera footage to...

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office acknowledges using facial recognition software

A crime-fighting tool until now kept under wraps by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is drawing both praise as a critical asset in the hunt for bad guys, but also concern in an era of growing surveillance.
West Metro
May 5

Obituary: Robert 'Bob' Carling built garbage hauling business from a borrowed pickup truck

There was much to be proud of for this self-made man who built his business from its humble start with a borrowed pickup truck to become Eden Prairie Trashtronics, the city's first citywide garbage hauler, with 12 trucks and 12,000 customers.
West Metro
April 16

Group protests cuts of librarians from Eden Prairie schools

The members believe licensed media specialists should be in Eden Prairie's school libraries.
West Metro
March 8

New Eden Prairie rescue group helps reptiles find homes

Creepy Crawly provides a temporary home for not-so-cuddly pets
Business
February 20

If you see it in stores, C.H. Robinson likely helped get it there

As inventories and delivery times tighten, Eden Prairie-based C.H. Robinson has evolved into one of the top logistics companies in the country
West Metro
February 11

Eden Prairie officer who accidentally shot motorcyclist blamed 'muscle memory'

A motorcyclist accidentally shot by an Eden Prairie police officer is pursuing a lawsuit against the department. Matthew Hovland-Knase, 22, of Bloomington, led police on…
West Metro
January 26

Eden Prairie police officer returns to work after shooting investigation

The Eden Prairie police officer who shot and wounded a fleeing motorcyclist last year is back at work, following a seven-month Hennepin County investigation. Sgt.…
West Metro
November 7, 2015
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, 2015

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, 2015
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, 2015

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, 2015

Funeral set for family killed in Greenwood murder-suicide

Deaths of parents, three teens are still under investigation.
West Metro
September 15, 2015

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, 2015
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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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.