Health & Wellness

A graphic showing ways to support your community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

As concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, spread across the globe, community members right here in City Lakes are stepping up.

The light display was first initiated by the city’s former director of parks and recreation Kris Gears in the late 1980s. Retired parks superintendent Gene Gustafson was working when the lights first turned on.

This year 1,500 companies applied for the MN Cup, a new-venture competition for entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators. Only 80 companies advanced to the next level—including Nurish, a whole-food supplements business owned by St.

Before opening Studio U, Kristin Procopio worked at Park Nicollet as a physical therapist for a decade.

St. Louis Park has been working with Hennepin County on a potential funding opportunity called the Moving the Market program, designed to support and enhance employment and business development in and around the Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations.

Since the 1980s, the Hanukkah menorah-lighting event has been a tradition in the Minneapolis area. Chabad Lubavitch, a Jewish community group, holds its annual menorah-lighting event in St. Louis Park every year.

It’s a part of human nature to dance. In the car, kitchen, parties, we all find our ballrooms in small moments of time.

Sure, we all know that trees give us lumber, paper and maple syrup, but Peter Hobart Elementary students are learning that trees also provide us with toothpaste, football helmets and, most importantly, air.

The Best Friends Animal Society talks the talk and walks the walk. Well, walks the dog, that is. Best Friends hosts Strut Your Mutt annually in 14 cities around the country, including St. Louis Park.

Jacob Mirman was 13 years old and living in Russia when he knew he had to be a doctor. He participated in a group at Leningrad Pediatric Medical School, where kids were introduced to medicine.

iMatterNow is an international network of youth with the goal of making the world a cleaner, greener place, one city at a time.