Fourteen high school marching bands will perform their field shows in competition at the 23rd annual Prairie Colors Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Aerie Stadium, 17185 Valley View Road. Prairie Colors is the first marching competition of the season and will feature bands from throughout Minnesota. This year’s festival will also include a [...]

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  Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson will speak during a Bloomington Chamber of Commerce luncheon next month. The luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis. Anderson will discuss changes in the airline industry and how Delta is positioning itself for continued growth and [...]

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Bruce Strandberg has been working alongside his dad, Del, since he could walk. Today, Bruce calls the shots and Del helps out wherever needed at Bruce’s business BWS Heating and Air Conditioning, 6520 Edenvale Blvd. in Eden Prairie, which just celebrated its five-year anniversary. Bruce and Del were able to welcome a third generation to [...]

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Fall rehearsals for Bloomington Chorale’s 2014 Christmas concerts will begin next month. The “Messiah and African-American Spirituals” concerts will be performed Dec. 12-13. Registration for the winter concert performance will be held 6:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in the rehearsal room of Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road. Weekly rehearsals are [...]

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To the editor: How lucky we are in Eden Prairie (48B) to have Joan Howe-Pullis, a candidate with a vision for all of Minnesota’s citizens? Good times are here with a high stock market, rising house values, and low unemployment. Unfortunately in the midst of this prosperity, Minnesota also has the highest disparity in the [...]

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