Sports

Minnesota Twins, Target Field

Starting with the 2019 season, the price for stadium staples like hot dogs, pretzels and beer will drop to more affordable levels.

Curling Night in America at the Chaska Curling Center

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

Two people log rolling

Writer finds his balance on a log — one baby step at a time.

Tim Triplett has a plaque with a quote from the Greek philosopher Heraclitus hanging near his desk. It says "a man’s character is his fate." Triplett interprets that as this: How you live your life and the decisions you make are going to impact your success and how you’re going to be remembered.

When their sons wanted to move from flag football to tackle football several years ago, Brigid and Jeremy Ling didn’t feel the boys were ready for the leap into tackle football. It was because of uncertainty surrounding safety that the Lings founded TackleBar.

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

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.

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.

When it comes to baseball, Dale Welter has all Chaska’s bases covered. For more than 50 years, Welter has stepped up to the plate in a variety of mostly voluntary positions to pitch the virtues of the Chaska Cubs and the amateur baseball team’s longtime home, Athletic Park.

There are few ballparks that are as beloved as the Chaska Athletic Field, home to the Chaska Cubs baseball team. The field, built in 1950, was determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places 10 years ago. No other ballpark in Minnesota has that honor.

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