Health & Wellness

Jes Strom's children work on a chalk art project during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jes Schrom, arts and events supervisor at the Eden Prairie Art Center, provides a list of outdoor art activities to keep the family entertained during this time of social distancing.

Let’s get started planting trees with tips from the Mustard Seed Landscaping & Garden Center.

Take this summer by storm by eliminating sweat-related body odor with Lumē. Chaska resident Shannon Klingman, M.D., is the creator of the natural deodorant.

Shower your mom with presents this Mother’s Day weekend by bringing her to the annual Spring Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale.

For the past two summers, Saturday mornings at Riley Lake Park in Eden Prairie have been host to teams playing in the sand.

Tabor. It’s pronounced tay-brr, and you’re going to need Google Maps to find it. The tiny northwestern Minnesota town—population 122—is where Jeff Gaffney spent lots of time as a kid. Visiting his grandparents’ farm in the burg shaped his work ethic and deep respect for the land.

Since 1970, the world sets one day aside to celebrate the Earth. San Francisco activist John McConnell and Wisc. Sen. Gaylord Nelson asked Americans to join in a grassroots demonstration. Today, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 192 countries.

Tired of the buzzing rhythm of daily life and seek a relaxing and intimate retreat with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day?

For Ben Husaby, the path to cross-country skiing in two Olympics began as a boy growing up in Eden Prairie. “I would go out near the old high school (now Central Middle School) and pack down trails,” says Husaby, now living in Bend, Ore.

To some people beyond our borders, Minnesota is known as the land of snow and ice—a land of hearty folks wearing flannel shirts, serving up hot dishes and befriending an affable oversized, blue ox. But anyone who lives here or has simply spent time in Minnesota, knows we are so, so much more.

For many of us, our attention turns to the Olympics only after its advertisements start popping up on television. But for a select number of elite athletes, their focus on Olympic games is laser sharp. Always.

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