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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Police Officer Doyle Completes D.A.R.E. Training

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2022 – Edina Police Officer Gabrielle Doyle completed the Minnesota Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer Training Session in late July. Additionally, Doyle was selected as the Class Representative, s...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Returns Aug. 17

Edina, Minn., Aug. 2, 2022 – Join the City of Edina’s Police and Fire departments to help save lives as the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive returns in August.

The competition for units of blood, which pits the City’s...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Bring Your Pup to Inaugural Dog Days of Summer ‘Pawty’

Edina, Minn., July 20, 2022 – Grab those leashes and bring the dog - or the whole pack - to the inaugural Dog Days of Summer “Pawty” Saturday, Aug. 6, at Van Valkenburg Park, 4935 Lincoln Drive.

The free party runs from 10 a.m...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Three Arrested After String of Robberies Over Weekend

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The Edina Police Department has arrested three male teenagers for their involvement in a 48-hour crime spree in Edina and Minneapolis. 

The crime spree started on Saturday, July 23, with a stolen Au...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert Set for Aug. 14

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The annual Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert festivities, hosted by the First John Philip Sousa Memorial Band, begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Centennial Lakes Park.

Visitors to the park,&nb...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Person of Interest

UPDATE (July 29, 11:55 a.m.) - The Edina Police Department thanks the public for their assistance in identifying the person of interest in a noose hung at the Edina Community Center earlier this week. A teenage boy has been established as a suspect. The i...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

County to Begin Processing All Edina Homestead Applications

Edina, Minn., July 19, 2022 – Hennepin County will soon process all homestead applications for Edina property owners.

Residential property that is occupied as the owner’s primary residence or the owner’s qualifying relative ma...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Blue-Green Algae Warning Issued for Lake Cornelia

The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District has issued the following notice regarding Lake Cornelia:Warning: The public should avoid contact with the water in Lake Cornelia, Edina. The water contains blue-green algae at levels that may cause short-term and lon...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Walk With City Council Members to be Held July 16

Edina, Minn., July 15, 2022 – Walk around with City Council Members Ron Anderson and James Pierce, Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter and Recreation Supervisor Amanda Clarke at Fred Richards Park to learn more about plans for the former executiv...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Plans for Braemar Park

Edina, Minn., July 11, 2022 – Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about the plan to complete the Braemar Park master plan. The event ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Register Now for Night to Unite on Aug. 2

Edina, Minn., July 5, 2022 – The Edina Police and Fire Departments will be out in the community on the first Tuesday in August for “Night to Unite.” Neighborhoods across the city have the opportunity to meet and greet the City’s police officers a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Watch Pro Hockey Players This Summer at Braemar Arena

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2022 –  Da Beauty League, featuring professional hockey players competing for the love of the game, returns to Braemar Arena this summer.

National Hockey League players Nick Bjugstad, Brock Boeser, Jake Guentzel and...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Fireworks, Parade Highlight Independence Day Activities

Edina, Minn., June 22, 2022 – After a two-year absence, the skies above Edina will light up again as part of the annual Fourth of July festivities.

The Edina Community Foundation is once again partnering with the City for the holiday wee...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

City Recognizes Eight ‘Green Businesses’

Edina, Minn., June 20, 2022 – Eight businesses were recently recognized as “Green Businesses” by the City of Edina’s Energy & Environment Commission (EEC). 

The EEC recognizes businesse...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Four Free July Events Mark National Park & Recreation Month

Edina, Minn., June 22, 2022 – Celebrate National Park & Recreation Month by attending free kid-focused special events held every Thursday in July.

“‘We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation’ is the theme for National ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held June 18

Edina, Minn., June 14, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this spring to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The June Walk With the Mayo...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Celebrate Juneteenth at Centennial Lakes Park Event

Edina, Minn., June 8, 2022 – The City of Edina will host a Juneteenth celebration 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S.

The family-friendly celebration will feature both entertainment and education, incl...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Attend a ‘Solar Power Hour’ to Learn about Solar Group-Buy Campaign

Edina, Minn., June 7, 2022 – Property owners who are interested in solar are encouraged to attend an upcoming “Solar Power Hour” to learn about a group-buy campaign.

Grow Solar Twin Cities is a solar group-buy campaign to redu...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Annual Parade of Boats Sails Into Centennial Lakes Park June 12

Edina, Minn., June 7, 2022 –  The 30th-annual Parade of Boats, featuring more than 100 remote-controlled boats, will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S.

Grab a spot along the park’s central pond to s...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Centennial Lakes Farmers Market Opens June 9

Edina, Minn., June 1, 2022 – The Centennial Lakes Farmers Market opens its season June 9 with several new vendors, weekly live music and, starting June 23, an expanded seating area where people can enjoy beer, wine or seltzer from Edina Liquor.

T...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Plans for Fred Richards Park

Edina, Minn., May 16, 2022 – Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about plans for Fred Richards Park. The event will be held online 7 to 8 p.m...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Emily Jepson Recognized With Mike Siitari Officer of the Year Award

Edina, Minn., May 17, 2022 – Community Engagement Officer Emily Jepson has been named the 2021 Mike Siitari Officer of the Year, an award given by the Edina Crime Prevention Fund. Jepson was recognized at the May 17 Edina City Council meeting.

A former Com...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held May 21

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this spring to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The May Walk With the Mayor is schedu...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Edina to Hold 11th 'Days of Remembrance'

Edina, Minn., May 10, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission’s 11th Days of Remembrance will be held online 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22.

This year’s virtual event will feature guest speaker Eva ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

City Thanks Volunteers for Service on Advisory Boards and Commissions

Edina, Minn., May 6, 2022 – The City of Edina recently thanked over 100 volunteers for their service on advisory boards and commissions. 

The City held an appreciation event May 2 to thank all members of the City Council’s advi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Free Tree, Branch Dump for Edina Residents May 13-16

Edina, Minn., May 12, 2022 – Edina residents with downed trees and broken branches from recent storms can dispose of them for free at a City dump site May 13-16.

Residents can drop off trees and branches across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Brae...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump June 4 and 5 for Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., May 11, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump June 4 and 5.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Braemar Blvd. Hours are 10...

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