Health & Wellness

Mobility can be difficult for some people whether young or old. That’s why Edina’s first barrier-free playground, created by Minnesota/Wisconsin Playground, was installed at Rosland Park.

As ultimate Frisbee continues to grow, the Hornets stand at the forefront. In his third season as a member of the ultimate Frisbee team at Edina High School, senior Daniel Brunker still remembers his first practice. “I was pretty intimidated,” Daniel says. “I wasn’t sure what to expect.

Edina High School junior Margeaux Pederson pressed the butt of her shotgun into her right shoulder, using her left hand to take aim. “Pull!” She fired her grandfather’s shotgun, an Ithaca 20 gauge, at a clay pigeon as it leapt into the sky, and—crack!

Jamie Glover has always been at home in the sports arena. As a kid growing up in Edina, she played everything from little league to fast-pitch softball and Junior Olympic volleyball.

Spring Break for Edina Public Schools begins March 27 and that means many students and their families will enjoy some downtime together before finishing out the school year. Grace McGurran, an Edina High School senior, tells us what she’ll be doing during her time off.

The Vintner Ball, now in its 12th year, will be hosted at the Edina Westin Galleria this month. At the event, you will be able to sip and sample more than 100 different wines hand-selected by the presenting sponsor, Kowalski’s.

When most people think of winter sports, their minds usually go to hockey, skiing or even indoor basketball. For Kellen Chapuran, however, winter means snocross season. Kellen’s father, Mike, used to race snowmobiles back in his early 20s and had always hoped his son would want to race, too.

“I don’t know how I got the goalie bug,” says Steve Carroll, owner of Carroll Goalie School (CGS).

Some people consider camping strictly a summer activity. But since most Minnesotans aren’t afraid to get outdoors in the wintertime, camping should be no exception. Edina’s Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Boy Scout Troop #123 knows how it’s done.

It’s been reported that each year one in three Americans over the age of 65 will suffer a fall. It can be easier to slip and fall in winter. Steps and roads are slippery. Sometimes snow covers ice on sidewalks. And bad weather can make it harder to see.

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