February 2019

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.
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
Gardening doesn’t need to wait until spring.
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.