Arts & Culture

The 84th Miss Minnesota Competition was held on June 22 in Eden Prairie. Kathryn Kueppers was crowned the winner, and her talent is in the category of jazz vocal, and her social impact initiative is ​The Invisible Crown: the Legacy of Miss America.

Southwest Christian High School senior Julia McIntosh, a member of the 2019 Prep Elite.

Southwest Christian High School senior Julia McIntosh says "serving others often reaps more rewards than being served."

Holy Family Catholic High School senior Kalie Dahl, a member of the 2019 Prep Elite

There’s a lot to be proud of in this community, but, we must admit, our pride shoots straight to the top when it comes to learning about how so many local high schoolers are achieving their goals and dreams while preparing for their future.

A pair of white headphones on a yellow background.

This scary storytelling podcast features terrifying tales told by the people who lived them.

Blue and pink hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are versatile, easy to grow and a wonderful addition to any garden landscape.

A person walks on a chalk drawing during the Eden Prairie Fourth of July celebration.

An abundance of festivities sweep Eden Prairie, Chanhassen and Waconia around the Fourth of July.

A pink flower from Bachman's, votes Best Florist in the Best of Southwest Metro 2019 readers' choice survey.

Get the digits for Eden Prairie’s Bachman’s.

A home designed and built by John Kraemer & Sons.

For those contemplating a living space makeover or a move, combing through the vocabulary used by designers and home builders can be confounding.

"A Key to Treehouse Living" by Elliot Reed

"A Key to Treehouse Living" is a story told through a glossary of seemingly random words and ideas.

A woman holds a leaf from a white oak tree backlit by the sun.

White oak is native from central Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico and will be resilient to climate change.

A man looks through a telescope on Astronomy Day.

The Minnesota Astronomical Society is offering Public Star Party – Astronomy Day from 1-10 p.m. May 11 at Baylor Regional Park in Norwood Young America.