Health & Wellness

Two women plank in a park

tudies show that outdoor workouts have multiple benefits, including boosting moods, releasing stress, improving self-esteem and increasing absorption of natural vitamin D, which takes a dive in the winter.

The University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Meyer-Deats Conservatory was filled with butterflies this summer as a part of a special exhibit.

Grace Church and Eden Prairie’s Human Rights and Diversity Commission organized a 5K on June 14 at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie to raise awareness about human trafficking.

When it comes to fishing with man’s best friend, Eden Prairie’s Andrew Osowski has seen it all.

Students from the Prairie School of Dance performed in a dance recital on June 1 in Eden Prairie.

Helping Paws of Minnesota’s annual Wag, Walk, Run 5k was May 18 at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie.

It’s the modern-day mom’s proverbial challenge: how is it possible to find the time and energy to hit the gym while juggling soccer practice, going grocery shopping, meeting work deadlines, scheduling doctor appointments, prepping dinner, cleaning the house and keeping the family healthy and happ

 Penny, a Treeing Walker Coonhound, enjoys late summer days at Chaska Place Dog Park.

Warmer weather brings potential hazards that can affect our pets, so I sat down with Dr. Michael Grace, a veterinarian at Flying Cloud Animal Hospital in Eden Prairie, about keeping Fido and Fifi safe this summer.

Heat Stroke

Most high school students don’t have to face their own mortality, but when Chaska High School senior Tommy Costello was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2012, it changed his whole perspective.

Nestled into the scenic Prairie Bluff Conservation Area in Eden Prairie is
the Frederick-Miller Spring, which has attracted thirsty Minnesotans to its
waters for more than 100 years.

Some people dream of flying above trees, and those people will undoubtedly love Kerfoot Canopy Tour.

Some people dread the thought of climbing a ladder, but I’d argue that they still might love Kerfoot Canopy Tour.