February 2019

Style with purpose was the order of the evening at a runway show to benefit the PROP food shelf. Held at Bearpath Country Club in Eden Prairie, the stunning event showcased clothing from Dugo, Free People, Primp, Anthropology and more.

 
Curling Night in America at the Chaska Curling Center

Thor Hansen of Eden Prairie took the photo at the Chaska Curling Center.

 
A bobber rests in an ice fishing hole carved into a lake.

The catch-and-release fishing contest is an angler favorite, with prizes last year worth over $6,000.

 

Want to change someone’s luck in love? Get crafty, and hand out Fruit Roll-Up Fortune Cookies to those on your Valentine list.

 
Pink cocktail

Just three ingredients comprise this luxurious cocktail.

 
A Valentine's Day card sent in 1915.

The road to the day of love has twists and turns.

 

Take a more sentimental approach to showcase a favorite memory of your Valentine.

 
An indoor snake plant

The snake plant is just one of a large variety on indoor plants available that add to our health and wellbeing.

 
Sprouts, Shoots & Microgreens indoor gardening book

It’s February—both a short month and a long one at the same time. Are you itching to start gardening? Do you crave fresh greens? It’s cold outside, but you can grow a variety of sprouts and microgreens in your house while you’re waiting for outdoor gardening season to begin.

 
A painted mosaic heart from the Arts Consortium of Carver County.

In addition to offering classes, the art center hosts music programs, pop-up music or art events, and Writers Read gatherings to promote the literary arts.

 
A couple ballroom dances at American Classic Ballroom.

Ballroom dancing "is the best gift you can give yourself."

 
Judy Haning of Judy's Sewing School helps a student at a sewing machine.

Judy Haning has taught the tiniest tykes to eager adults how to pick up a needle and thread—and how to create pride-worthy garments.

 
A man in a cherry picker uses a chainsaw to cut a tree branch.

Learn how to foster a healthy landscape relationship.

 
Waffles with whipped cream and chocolate strawberries from Cafe Thyme.

The new local eatery satisfies the community’s hunger for a dine-in restaurant.

 
Nala, a dog adopted from Secondhand Hounds, stands near her owner.

Dogs get another chance to make a first impression at Second Hand Hounds.

 
Solome Tibebu, founder of Anxiety In Teens

While at EPHS, Solome Tibebu battled severe anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), propelling her to start Anxiety In Teens as a sophomore in 2006.