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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Activity Registration Begins 8 a.m. Feb. 19

Registration for classes and events in the 2019 Spring/Summer Activities Directory begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, for Edina residents. Registration for those who live outside Edina begins 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25.

Register at at edinamn.maxgalaxy.net.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Officials to Present State of the Community Feb. 27

Edina, Minn., Feb. 8, 2019 – Edina Mayor James B. Hovland and Edina Public Schools Superintendent John Schultz will present the “2019 State of the Community” Wednesday, Feb. 27. Edina City Manager Scott Neal will emcee the pr...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

City Designated ‘SolSmart Gold’ for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

Edina has received a “gold” designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses to use solar energy. For companies looking to expand, a SolSmart Gold designation is a signal that Edina i...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Edina Police Department to Host Blood Drive Feb. 27

The Edina Police Department will host a blood drive for Memorial Blood Centers 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St. The donation is open to the public, but time slots are limited. Sgt. Kevin Rofidal has helped coordinate the bl...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Finance Department Receives Reporting Awards

Edina, Minn., Jan. 24, 2019 – The City of Edina’s comprehensive and popular financial reports for the year ended Dec. 31, 2017, were awarded Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Reporting by Government Finance Officers Associa...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Southdale Courthouse To Close in February

The following press release was issued by the Fourth Judicial Distict.WHAT: The Southdale Courthouse will close permanently at the end of the day on Friday, February 1, 2019. Starting Monday, February 4, 2019, misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases that w...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Gunshots on West 70th Street Lead To Arrest

Edina, Minn., Jan. 7, 2019 – At 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, Edina Police officers responded to the 7000 block of France Avenue South and West 70th Street after multiple people reported shots fired in the area.

Upon arriving to the scene, police found...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Allison Begins Work as Edina City Clerk

Edina, Minn., Dec. 10, 2018 – With more than two decades of public service and a passion for the community, Sharon Allison has begun work as Edina’s City Clerk.

The City Clerk organizes and directs all national, state and local election...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Edina Firefighter Named Administrator of State Rescue Team

Edina, Minn., Jan. 3, 2019 – Edina Paramedic/Firefighter Pete Knaeble has been chosen as the new Administrator for Minnesota Task Force 1, the state’s emergency rescue team.

Knaeble will handle the day-to-day operations, traini...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Fire Damages Edina Home on Warden Avenue

Edina, Minn., Dec. 28, 2018 – The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5000 block of Warden Avenue at 1:19 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, after one of the homeowners reported a fire.

Firefighters arrived to a small working fire in the basement, but wer...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Braemar Golf Driving Range, Dome Among Nation’s Top 50

Edina, Minn., Dec. 31, 2018 – Braemar Golf Course’s driving range and the Braemar Golf Dome have both been named among the nation’s top 50 ranges by the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA).

This marks the first time GRAA ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Discounted Radon Test Kits Available

Edina, Minn., Dec. 21, 2018 – In recognition of January being National Radon Action Month, the Edina Health Division will offer residents radon test kits for $5, while supplies last.

Radon is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless radioac...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Memmer and Skinner Sworn In as Edina's Newest Paramedic/Firefighters

Edina, Minn., Dec. 13, 2018 – Austin Memmer and Eric Skinner took the oath of office at Fire Station No. 1 and officially joined the Edina Fire Department as Paramedic/Firefighters Friday, Nov. 30.

Prior to joining the Edina Fire Department, Memm...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Fisher and Quinn Promoted to Assistant Chief

Edina, Minn., Dec. 17, 2018 – Pete Fisher and Ryan Quinn have been promoted to Assistant Chief with the Edina Fire Department. Fisher began his new role as Training/Safety Chief Dec. 3 and Quinn will begin his new role as EMS Chief Jan. 2.&n...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Restoration of Arden Park Begins

The following press release was issued by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District:

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD), in partnership with the City of Edina, is starting construction on the restoration of Arden Park. The project is a combination ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

MCWD Begins Dredging Southwest Bde Maka Ska Pond and Pamela Park Pond Cell 1

This press release was issued by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is beginning dredging work on two stormwater ponds that clean polluted stormwater that runs off city streets in Minneapolis and Edina. Th...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Multiple Fires Damage Edina Home, Apartment and Business

Edina, Minn., Dec. 7, 2018 – The Edina Fire Department has been busy.

The department was called to the 4100 block of Parklawn Avenue at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, after heavy black smoke was reported coming from a unit on the third floor.

Firefigh...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

HRRC Recognizes Arnie Bigbee with Tom Oye Award

Edina, Minn., Dec. 5, 2018 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) awarded Arnie Bigbee the 2018 Tom Oye Human Rights Award for his continuous efforts to tackle tough issues in the community.

“When Arnie Bigbee is ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Banaszewski and Hohmeister Sworn In as Edina’s Newest Police Officers

Edina, Minn., Dec. 3, 2018 – Officers Ryan Banaszewski and Eric Hohmeister took the oath of office at Edina City Hall and officially joined the Edina Police Department as peace officers when they were sworn in at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Braemar Golf Course Honored for Design Excellence

Edina, Minn., Nov. 28, 2018 – Braemar Golf Course’s new Championship 18 Course has been honored by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) for design excellence.

The Richard Mandell-designed course, which opens in Spring ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fire Damages Edina Business on Bush Lake Road

Edina, Minn., Nov. 27, 2018 – The Edina Fire Department was called to BI Worldwide, 7625 Bush Lake Road, at 7:33 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, after the building’s sprinkler system was triggered.

An employee sitting in her cubical observed spa...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Edina Lions’ Laptop Donation To Help Senior Center

A new laptop computer will help the Edina Senior Center offer an increasing number of programs and presentations, thanks to a donation from the Edina Lions Club.

The Edina Lions donated $1,200 to the Edina Senior Center for the purchase of a new HP laptop....

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Fire Damages Edina Home on Green Farms Road

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2018 – The Edina Department was called to the 5000 block of Green Farms Road at 11:39 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, after the homeowner reported a fire.

Firefighters arrived to a working fire, but were able to quickly extinguish it...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

‘Garden Quilt,’ Large-Scale Art Piece Installed at 50th & France

Edina, Minn., Nov. 15, 2018 – A large-scale art piece has been installed at the newly completed North Parking Ramp at 50th & France. The North Ramp is located at 3940 Market St.

The artwork was designed by local artist Heather Novak-Peterson ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Try Out Fitness Classes at Braemar Field

Edina, Minn., Oct. 31, 2018 – The Edina Parks & Recreation Department is moving its successful Fitness in the Parks program indoors for the colder months with classes under the dome at Braemar Field.

Each of the seven classes will be led by a...

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