Eden Prairie Local News (EPLN), is a nonprofit, non-partisan, citizen-run media organization generously supported by readers, sponsors, and businesses.
EPLN provides local, accurate news and information about issues important to Eden Prairie, including:
- City and public school government and issues
- Businesses, economic and development initiatives
- Outdoors, arts, and culture
- Spiritual matters
- Politics and power
- Issues of diversity, social justice, and rights
- Civic organizations, community events, and more.
EPLN in the News
EPLN was featured in an Eden Prairie Community Foundation “News Makers” segment. The interview of EPLN Working Group Chair Jenifer Loon details several aspects of EPLN here.
Feb. 13, 2021 – EPLN featured in local television access program “Democratic Visions” by Jeff Strate Feb. 3, 2021 – EPLN featured by The Institute for NonProfit News as “the happiest journalism news of the new year” Out of the Ashes left by Alden Global Capital, a Community Saves its News Jan. 13, 2021 – EPLN featured on KARE 11 “Community funded online newspaper launches in Eden Prairie” Dec. 28, 2020 – EPLN listed is an “intriguing development” and one of the gains in MinnPost’s “Year in Review: What we lost, and gained, in Minnesota media in 2020” Dec. 4, 2020 – EPLN featured in StarTribune “Eden Prairie residents launch news site to replace shuttered local paper” Nov. 13, 2020 – EPLN “preserves local reporting” as featured in City of Eden Prairie Community Report Oct. 30, 2020 – EPLN is “working to fill the void” in MinnPost’s “Losses in local news pile up, with just a few glimmers of hope trying to fill the void” Aug. 18, 2020 – EPLN featured on KARE 11 “Eden Prairie residents hope to revive local paper” Aug. 4, 2020 – EPLN featured in StarTribune “Eden Prairie residents launch nonprofit news website”
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EPLN Reporters and Contributors
EPLN stories and photos are produced by a team of volunteer editors, reporters, and contributors whose backgrounds make them well-suited to this citizen-run effort.
EPLN Support Staff
EPLN welcomes new writers, photographers and others who want to contribute to this effort. To learn more about EPLN send an email to email@example.com