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
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.
Local
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.
West Metro
May 30
Kicker Blair Walsh was among the Vikings players who were at Winter Park in Eden Prairie for offseason workouts in April.

Vikings look to Chanhassen for the team's new headquarters

In addition to having executive offices scattered downtown and in the suburbs, the team’s current offices and practice facilities lag by NFL standards.
West Metro
May 26

SouthWest Transit to launch new service in Eden Prairie

Like popular ride-hailing apps, SouthWest Transit is now making it as easy to request a ride within Eden Prairie as the tap of a phone app.
West Metro
April 30

Police search for missing Eden Prairie woman

Eden Prairie police are looking for a woman who disappeared more than a week ago. Wendy Darlene Whitman, 46, was last seen the morning of…
March 31

West metro cities seek state funding for special projects

Several west metro cities are at the Minnesota State Capitol this year asking for state aid for several projects — everything from a Lake Minnetonka pier to ice arena renovations in Plymouth.
West Metro
March 17

Eden Prairie homeowners face increasing erosion on Purgatory Creek

Eden Prairie works to stabilize the banks of Purgatory Creek after storm-drain woes and erosion threatened homes.
West Metro
March 9
Susan Haigh, Chair of the Metropolitan Council, left, listened to comm...

Attorney: Met Council should seek approval for SWLRT again after studies

Rail foes said council went too far with project, putting “the verdict first and the trial later.”
West Metro
February 3

Family of woman shot on Hwy. 212 sues officer, city of Chaska

The family of a woman shot and killed by police officers on Hwy. 212 in Eden Prairie last year filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the Chaska officer who shot her, accusing him of improperly using deadly force.
West Metro
February 2

Eden Prairie to start first cultural unit for emergency response

Trained residents would assist police, firefighters.
West Metro
January 18

Eden Prairie WWII vet honored with French Legion of Honor

William “Bud” Schwartz will receive France’s highest honor for helping liberate the country.
West Metro
December 28, 2014
Photo courtesy of the Lemke family: A scene from the Lemke family farm...

More Twin Cities suburbs are opting for smaller home lots

Minnetonka, where the city’s last farm is being turned into its largest subdivision of single-family homes since the 1990s, is among cities now allowing smaller lots.
West Metro
December 19, 2014

Grand jury clears officers in Hwy. 212 shooting that killed couple

A grand jury has cleared the four police officers involved in the deadly shooting that killed a couple nearly a year ago on Hwy. 212 in Eden Prairie. The decision comes more than 10 months after the Feb. 7 shooting.
South Metro
December 10, 2014

Preliminary Southwest LRT station designs released

Metro Transit is releasing basic plans for suburban light-rail stations; proposals to be fine-tuned in 2015.