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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Outdoor Skating Rinks Set to Open Dec. 13

Edina, Minn., Dec. 1, 2021 Outdoor skating rinks in Edina parks are scheduled to open Monday, Dec. 13, weather permitting. The outdoor ice at Centennial Lakes Park will open a week or two later.

Twelve neighborhood parks have both hockey and ple...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

‘Lock Around the Clock:’ Edina Police Ask for Help in Deterring Burglaries

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The Edina Police Department is asking for the public’s help in making arrests and deterring more burglaries in the community.

The Police Department is actively investigating several burglaries that...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Edina Fire Adds Three New Paramedic/Firefighters

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The ranks of the Edina Fire Department grew by three on Wednesday afternoon, as a badge-pinning ceremony officially welcomed the three newest Paramedic/Firefighters to the force.

Luke Beaudry, Deb Casey and Thom Mile...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

City Invites Residents to Apply for a Board or Commission

Edina, Minn., Nov. 23, 2021 – The City of Edina seeks residents interested in being involved with the local government by serving as a volunteer on one of its advisory boards or commissions. 

Applications will be accepted on the City&...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Toys for Tots Dropoff Returns to Police and Fire Stations

Edina, Minn., Nov. 24, 2021 – The Edina Police and Fire departments will again serve as drop-off sites for the Toys for Tots holiday gift program. Donations are being accepted at the Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St., and Fire Station No. 1, 6...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Market Street Redevelopment Wins American Planning Association Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2021 – The City of Edina is among a group recently recognized for its work redeveloping Market Street in the 50th & France District, earning the Partnerships in Planning Award from the American Planning Association &am...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Human Rights & Relations Commission to Form Working Group to Plan Special Event

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2021 – The Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is looking for residents to help plan a special event next spring.

The HRRC is forming a working group to plan a Days of Remembrance and genocide awar...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Applications Now Open for Cahill District Working Group

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2021 – Residents and business owners who want to help shape the future of the City’s southwest quadrant are encouraged to apply to be part of the Cahill District Plan Working Group. 

Those interested in a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Edina Police Offers Crime Prevention Tips for Auto Theft, Theft from Auto

Edina, Minn., Nov. 16, 2021 – The Edina Police Department reminds residents and visitors to lock their vehicles to avoid being victims of theft.

Over the weekend, the Edina Police Department took reports of three vehicles stolen from homes during the day, ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for November 20

Edina, Minn., Nov. 12, 2021 – The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Southdale Center.

Participating in the Walk With the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thou...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Edina Joins Bloomington and Richfield in Organics Poster Contest

Edina, Minn., Nov. 10, 2021 – The City of Edina is joining forces with the communities of Bloomington and Richfield this winter to make something beautiful. Mimicking a similar international competition, the three cities are hosting a c...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Edina Police Welcomes Four New Officers

Edina, Minn., Nov. 3, 2021 – The Edina Police Department recently welcomed four new Patrol Officers to its ranks. Officers Matt Boelter, Andrew Hallberg, Nick Navejas and Ray Ramrup each took the oath to serve the community in small ceremonies h...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Launches First-Generation Homebuyer Program

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 – In partnership with the Edina Housing Foundation, the City of Edina next month will offer a new program to help close the housing disparity gap. The First-Generation Homebuyer Program goes into effect Monday, Nov. 1, providin...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Cahill District Kickoff Meeting Slated for Nov. 15

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 – Residents, businesses and anyone who is interested in helping collaborate on the future of Edina’s Cahill District are invited to a planning kickoff meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 15. The meeting will ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Street Funding

Engineering Director Chad Millner will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about future street funding in Edina. The event will be held online 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. 

Since the late 1990s,...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Shredded Paper No Longer Accepted in Organics; Put in Trash

Edina, Minn., Oct. 13, 2021 – Shredded paper will no longer be accepted in curbside organics recycling, effective immediately.

People should bag their shredded paper and place it in their garbage. Shredded paper is not allowed in regular recyclin...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Invited to Participate in ‘Race, Justice & Policing: Past, Present and Future’

The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) welcomes all to participate in a community presentation, “Race, Justice and Policing: Past, Present and Future” 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17.

The virtual presen...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Oct. 16th

 The October Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Bredesen Park, 5901 Olinger Blvd. 

Participating in the Walk with the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thoughts ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

Edina, Minn., Sept. 28, 2021 – The City of Edina and Edina Magazine recognized winners of the 2021 Images of Edina photo contest at the Sept. 21 City Council meeting. (View the winning images.)

This year’s panel of volunteer judges included Angela Johnson,...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Free Buckthorn Drop-off Two Weekends in October

Edina, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 – Edina residents can drop off their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump over two weekends in mid-October.

The drop-off site will be set up in a lot across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Br...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Six Edina Police Officers Named DWI Enforcement All-Stars

Edina, Minn., Sept. 22, 2021 – Six officers of the Edina Police Department were recently recognized among the best in the state at stopping drunk driving, earning DWI Enforcement All-Star recognition from the Minnesota Department of Public Safet...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

'Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Fire Operations

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2021 – Fire Chief Andrew Slama will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about his department’s operations. The event will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in the Council Chambers of Edina Ci...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

City of Edina to Dedicate Yancey Park

Edina, Minn., Sept. 14, 2021 – The City of Edina will honor the community’s Black pioneers and dedicate Yancey Park, 5220 Hansen Road, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4.

The names of Edina’s pioneering Black families are these: Byley, Carson, Fyte (Fite), ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Nominations to be Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Sept. 14, 2021 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) on Sept. 27 will begin accepting nominations for the 2021 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing individuals or groups in the community whose good work promot...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Police Explorers Hosting Open House on Sept. 21

Edina, Minn., Sep. 14, 2021 – The Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 welcomes potential new members to an open house and informational meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the South Metro Public Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd.

The Ex...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Edina, Richfield to Host Vehicle Day at Southdale Center

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2021 – Get up close to fire trucks, police cars, snowplows and more! The Edina and Richfield Parks & Recreation departments, in partnership with Southdale Center, will host Vehicle Day 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Review and Comments Sought on Draft Climate Action Plan

Edina, Minn., Sept. 3, 2021 – A draft of Edina’s first Climate Action Plan is complete and ready for people to read, review and submit comments.

The plan includes chapters on greenspace and trees, local food and agriculture, water, tran...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Businesses and Organizations Can Join in HalloBoo Celebration

Edina, Minn., Sept. 3, 2021 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate in the popular HalloBoo Trick-or-Treat Trail event set for Oct. 28.

The event, in its second year after a first-year sellout, offers families a fun alternat...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Search Crews Find Body of Missing Girl

Edina, Minn., Sep. 7, 2021 – The body of a missing girl was recovered early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Rosland Park, concluding a search that spanned more than 18 hours.

“On behalf of the City, I want to send our deepest condolenc...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Toddler

UPDATE (Sep. 7, 9:30 a.m.) - An updated clothing description of the girl has been provided by family: yellow top, blue leggings, pink shoes. She is autistic and non-verbal and may not respond.

Edina, Minn., Sep. 6, 2021 – The Edina Police Department is ask...

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