Not many people can say they grew up in a “shoebox shelter” in Eden Prairie. Mary Joy Breton is one of the few who can prove that claim, having grown up in a very small rural version of the city during the Great Depression. The St. Paul resident and octogenarian reflected on the challenges of [...]

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To the editor: As a resident of the city of Richfield for several years, I have attended many of the city council meetings. At a meeting this summer I watched the mayor lose her patience with a citizen who was being ignored and the intervention of Acting Police Chief Jay Henthorne, who threatened the citizen [...]

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A Montgomery, Texas, grand jury indicted Eden Prairie resident and Minnesota Viking running back Adrian Peterson Friday on a charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child. Peterson turned himself into Texas authorities, and was released 30 minutes later on $15,000 bond. Peterson released a statement Monday afternoon saying that he is “without a [...]

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Sherri Knuth, policy and outreach manager for the League of Women Voters Minnesota, will speak on the topic of money in politics at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters Edina. The meeting begins with refreshments at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program at 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Edina City Hall, [...]

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A 21-year-old Crystal woman was charged with theft after allegedly attempting to steal more than $2,000 in sunglasses from Pearle Vision at Eden Prairie Center. Majinieke Vasha Thompson was charged with one count of theft (felony), according to a criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court. The following is an account of the incident [...]

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