Author: Frank Farrell

The recent U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion ruling, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, has shaken the country – and Eden Prairie – like no other in recent history. What was the ruling about? And how does it affect Eden Prairie residents? The ruling essentially hands the power to state legislators to decide the issue for Minnesotans, so where do Eden Prairie’s representatives stand on this issue as an important election day approaches? How far apart? Current state Legislators and their opponents clearly disagree about the Supreme Court decision about abortion rights, but how far apart are they? To be sure, Democratic legislators…

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With 132 years of history, the Peterson Farms is among the oldest commercial enterprises in Eden Prairie. The founder, Sever Peterson was drawn to the location along the Minnesota River by the rich soil and shelter it offered. They started growing food and still do. But the history of this family business has been one of innovation and a willingness to enter into new ventures. The latest chapter in the Peterson family story is Verist, a full line of farm-crafted CBD remedies. CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol a chemical found in the hemp or cannabis plant. CBD should not…

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