Seven champions were crowned in the 56th annual Virg Ellrich Memorial Fireman’s Slowpitch Softball Tournament July 18-20 at Valley View Park in Bloomington. Championships were earned in seven brackets by teams representing many cities from the Twin Cities metro area, outstate Minnesota and North Dakota. Class A through D slowpitch squads competed in the double-elimination [...]

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The Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Annual Raksha 5K/10K Walk & Run for Distraction-Free Driving is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Purgatory Creek, 13001 Technology Drive in Eden Prairie. The Dixit Family wants to make sure that no one ever has to endure the pain and suffering they have lived with for the [...]

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To the editor: It’s really important to understand the effects on our families of legislation supported by District 49B DFL Rep. Paul Rosenthal, and the recent “anti-bullying” bill is a perfect case in point. Although our laws against bullying in schools needed improvement, the bill he supported is seriously flawed in several ways. First, because [...]

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To the editor: DFL Rep. Ron Erhardt has started his election year ritual of walking all of District 49A and knocking on every door. While trying to meet every resident of the district is a time-consuming and tough job, Rep. Erhardt continues to do this because he knows it matters. In fact, I first met [...]

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To the editor: As an Edina resident and pastor of Edina Community Lutheran Church for 25 years, I invite you to support 66 West Apartments, our proposed housing development with Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative. Though the July 23 scheduled Planning Commission hearing on the project was delayed – to the chagrin of the 170 supporters [...]

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