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Names and stories of prominent families throughout Eden Prairie’s history can be found in the city’s oldest cemetery, Eden Prairie Cemetery. The Staring family of Staring Lake mingle alongside the Mitchell family of Mitchell Road and the Anderson family of Anderson Lakes Parkway, among others in the cemetery established in 1864. This year the cemetery [...]

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To the editor: In the upcoming general election, I respectfully ask voters to support an outstanding candidate to continue to serve as State Representative for Eden Prairie—Jenifer Loon. I have worked with Rep. Jenifer Loon on many projects and issues impacting our city, particularly transportation improvements. Jenifer provided great leadership in bringing together a bipartisan [...]

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To the editor: As voters, sometimes we may feel we don’t know much about those who are running for judge on the ballot, and may even fail to vote on them at all. This year, we have the opportunity to elect someone who is well known to our community as a legal professional, businessperson and [...]

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To the editor: Mid-term elections at a national/state level don’t seem to get people as excited as Presidential elections Part of it may be that we feel so powerless as just one vote. But locally, our individual votes can really make a difference. Here in Eden Prairie there are some extremely important races whose outcome [...]

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An MTS employee underwent emergency surgery after a co-worker allegedly crashed into the victim driving a forklift while intoxicated. Anthony Laurence Johnson, 38, of Shakopee, was charged with one count of criminal vehicular operation – great bodily harm – under the influence of alcohol (felony) for alledgedly causing the severe accident, according to the criminal [...]

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