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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Edina Police Looking for Tips on Nov. 13 Incident

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2022 – The Edina Police Department is looking for information on an incident that occurred Sunday, Nov. 13, around 8:30 p.m. at 3500 W. 69th St.

A dark-colored SUV with a loud muffler pulled up to a woman as she was standin...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City Seeks Ideas for Juneteenth Celebration

Edina, Minn., Nov. 18, 2022 – The City of Edina seeks ideas from the community for next summer’s Juneteenth celebration.  

Juneteenth, which commemorates ending the enslavement of African-American people in the United States, became a fed...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Toys for Tots Drop-off Returns to Police and Fire Station

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2022 – The Edina Police and Fire departments are again 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 1, 6250 T...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Five Edina Police Officers Named DWI All-Stars

Edina, Minn., Nov. 15, 2022 – Five officers of the Edina Police Department were recently recognized as among the best in the state at stopping drunk driving, earning DWI All-Star recognition from the Minnesota Department of Public Safet...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Purchase Price, Income Limits Increase for Mortgage Program

Edina, Minn., Nov. 14, 2022 – Participants in an Edina second-mortgage program can now purchase a home with a price up to $500,000.

The Come Home 2 Edina second mortgage program provides down-payment assistance loans to support people in affordab...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

New Round of Free COVID Tests Available Ahead of Holidays

Four additional free at-home rapid tests are available to all Minnesota households in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday through the State’s online ordering program.

Minnesotans who have previously ordered tests are again able to receive four ad...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Edina Responds to Three-Alarm Apartment Fire

Updated at noon Nov. 18

In regards to the fire that occurred at 6328 Barrie Road the evening of Nov. 16, the Edina Fire Department has been able to determine the area of origin was a kitchen in a second floor unit. The cause is still under investigation. F...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Shop at Edina’s Inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

Edina, Minn., Nov. 9, 2022 – Meet artists and crafters and buy one-of-a-kind gifts at the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

Dozens of area artists and crafters will be on hand displaying their wo...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 19

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2022 – The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Southdale Center.

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Edina Voters Approve Sales Tax Referendum to Invest $39.3 Million in Local Parks

Edina, Minn., Nov. 9, 2022 – Edina residents approved a half-percent sales tax referendum Tuesday, Nov. 8, that will allow the City to invest $39.3 million in major improvements at Fred Richards Park and Braemar Park and Arena. 

Under the plan, Br...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Edina Winter Parking Restrictions Begin Nov. 1

Edina, Minn., Oct. 26, 2022 – To ensure roads are safe before, during and after a snowstorm or other severe weather, the following winter parking rules are in effect Nov. 1-March 31 in Edina:  

    Al...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Property Tax Reductions Available for Affordable Housing Owners

Edina, Minn., Oct. 22, 2022 – Property owners with affordable housing rentals in Edina can get their property taxes reduced about 40 percent and qualify for grants covering 90 percent of energy-efficiency improvements.

The Rental Property Tax Red...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

Edina, Minn., Oct. 21, 2022 – Vicki Hurwitz took top honors in the 2022 “Images of Edina” photo contest sponsored by the City of Edina and Edina Magazine.

Winners of the annual photo contest were honored at the Oct. 6 Edina City Council meeting.

Photos ente...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Pumpkin Smash & Bash Nov. 3 Offers Fun Way to Compost

Edina, Minn., Oct. 17, 2022 – Smash, squash and responsibly dispose of your Halloween pumpkins at the free Pumpkin Smash & Bash from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3.

The event at Countryside Park, 6240 Tracy Ave. S, is a partnership between the ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Schultz Named Police Lieutenant

Edina, Minn., Oct. 12, 2022 – A 15-year veteran of the Edina Police Department has been named Lieutenant.

Ryan Schultz was promoted to the position, effective Sept. 6. He oversees the department’s Administrative Division, which...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Edina Police Ask for Help in Identifying Suspects

Edina, Minn., Oct. 11, 2022 – The Edina Police Department seeks the public help in identifying two men involved in auto thefts and strong-arm robberies in Edina and Minneapolis earlier this year.

In late July, there were a series of purs...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Edina Police Welcomes New Officers

Edina, Minn., Oct. 6, 2022 – The Edina Police Department recently welcomed two new Patrol Officers to its ranks. Officers Nicole Fraser and Nick Schwarz took the oath to serve the community at an Oct. 6 ceremony at the South Metro Publi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

October is Fire Prevention Month

Edina, Minn., Oct. 14, 2022 – The City of Edina is observing Fire Prevention month throughout October. This year’s theme is “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.”

During Fire Prevention Week and thro...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Nominations to be Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Oct. 5, 2022 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is accepting nominations for the 2022 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing individuals or groups in the community whose good work promotes ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held Oct. 15

Edina, Minn., Oct. 5, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this fall to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The October Walk With the Mayo...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Edina Police, FBI Investigate Sept. 30 Robbery at 50th & France

In partnership with the FBI, the Edina Police Department is investigating a Sept. 30 robbery at 50th & France.

At approximately 2:32 p.m., an ATM technician was robbed by four men at U.S. Bank, 4100 W. 50th St. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Edina Student Art To Be Projected Onto Building Oct. 7

Edina, Minn., Sept. 26, 2022 – Artwork from hundreds of Edina Public Schools students will be projected onto the Edina Community Center building Oct. 7 for “Healing Circles,” an innovative public art initiative promoting student self-expression and conver...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Edina Fire Responds to House Fire

Edina, Minn., Sept. 26, 2022 – A fire table heating appliance is believed to have contributed to a house fire in Edina Sunday, Sept. 25.

The Fire Department was called to the 6600 block of Limerick Drive at approximately 8:30 p.m. Firefighters qu...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Early Voting for 2022 General Election Begins Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Edina voters can begin casting their ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election starting Friday, Sept. 23. 

Two City Council Members will be elected in November. Those on the ballot are Kate Agnew, Ron Anderson...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Businesses and Organizations Sought for HalloBoo Celebration

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate for free in the popular HalloBoo Trick or Treat Trail event set for Oct. 27.

The event, in its third year, offers families a fun alternative to door-to-doo...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Edina’s Water Resources Management Plan Amended, Submitted for Agency Review

Edina, Minn., Sept. 22, 2022 – To incorporate the Flood Risk Reduction Strategy approved by the Edina City Council in 2020, the City’s Water Resources Management Plan has been amended and submitted for agency review. 

The Water Resources ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Human Rights & Relations Commission to Host ‘How to Stop the Hate’ Event

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission will host “How to Stop the Hate,” a community conversation, Sunday, Oct. 2.

“How to Stop the Hate”&nb...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump in October for Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump the last two weekends in October.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Chalk the Walk Returns to Centennial Lakes Park in September

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Back for a third year, the Chalk the Walk event will take place Sept. 22-25 at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up, bring their chalk and create positive messages ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Artists, Crafters Sought for Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Artists and crafters will be the focus of the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Edina TV Wins 'Overall Excellence' Award

The following press release was issued by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors:

Denver, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2022 -- The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honored the winners of the 37th-...

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