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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, April 7

Edina, Minn., April 3, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a virtual work session and meeting Tuesday, April 7.

The work session will be held 5:30 p.m. for the Council to receive a recommendation on a Travel Demand Management Ordinan...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

$1,000 Reward Offered in Residential Vandalism

Edina, Minn., March 30, 2020 – The Edina Crime Prevention Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the person or persons responsible for recent damage in the 6300 block of Rolf Avenue.

Sometime in the...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Edina Public Works and Parks Reduce On-Site Staffing, Make Service Changes

Edina, Minn., March 31, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Public Works Department and Park Maintenance Division have reduced staffing until further notice to comply with Executive Order 20-20 issued by Gov. Tim Walz to help slow the spread of...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

City Posts Positions and Salaries of Highest-Paid Employees

Minnesota Statue 471.701 requires “a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees.” For the City of Edina, titles and sal...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Sign Up Now for the Free Step To It Challenge

Edina, Minn., March 31, 2020 – Turn those household chores and spring activities into prizes by taking part in the free Step To It Challenge.

Sign-ups begin April 1 for the four-week activity challenge that runs in May. Participants don&rsquo...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Recycling Must Be Placed in Carts; Yard Waste Pickup Delayed

Edina, Minn., March 31, 2020 – All recycling materials must be inside of recycling carts starting Monday, April 6, as a measure to protect drivers during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, some yard waste pickup has been delayed.

Recycling tr...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Two More Edina Businesses Recognized as Green Businesses

Edina, Minn., April 1, 2020 – Each quarter, the City of Edina’s Energy & Environment Commission (EEC) recognizes businesses that model green and sustainable actions. Two businesses were recognized as bronze-level Green Businesses d...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Group Play Banned in Edina

Effective 8 a.m. Monday, March 30, group activities that are not in compliance with obvious physical and social distancing, such as basketball, soccer and other non-individual sports, are not allowed in Edina in order to comply with Gov. Tim Walz&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Edina Senior Center Honored for Innovative Senior Program, Dispels Myths About Aging

Edina, Minn., March 27, 2020 – The Edina Senior Center has been recognized by the National Council on Aging’s National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) with a 2019 Program of Excellence Award for its “See Them Shin...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Seven Sworn In as Edina’s Newest Paramedic/Firefighters

Edina, Minn., March 23, 2020 – Allie Adie, Luke Anderson, Alex Heroff, Bernie de Hoog, John Meyer, Chris Liston and Ryan Schmitz took the oath of office at Edina City Hall and officially joined the Edina Fire Department as Paramedic/Firefighters...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

CloverRide Circulator Bus Changes Service to Accommodate All, Keep Riders Safe

Edina, Minn., March 23, 2020 – In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but also provide necessary transportation, the CloverRide circulator bus will shift from scheduled stops to on-demand service with one rider per trip. Riders from anywhe...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Edina Non-Profits Step Up in Time of Need

Edina, Minn., March 20, 2020 – To meet the needs of individuals and families in the community who have been especially impacted by COVID-19, several Edina non-profits have come together: The Edina Community Foundation and the Meal Fund, supporte...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Drop-off sites open Sunday to collect materials for people supporting COVID-19 response

This news release originated from Hennepin County.

Hennepin County has created drop-off locations for items needed to protect people responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Staff working in quarantine operations, as first responders, in public health, and in cli...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Blake Road Closing for Gas Belt Line Replacement

Edina, Minn., March 20, 2020 – Part of Blake Road will be closed beginning March 30 to allow CenterPoint Energy to replace part of the natural gas beltline system in Edina. The project will be conducted in phases to lessen the impact on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Edina City Hall to Temporarily Close March 20

Edina, Minn., March 19, 2020 – To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., and the Public Works & Park Maintenance Facility, 7450 Metro Blvd., will close to the public 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20. The buil...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Edina Close Playgrounds, Encourage Social Distancing

Edina, Minn., March 20, 2020 – The City of Edina will close playgrounds in all City parks beginning March 20 until further notice to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Park users are asked to stay off the fencing around play structures during the...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Suspect Arrested in Jan. 23 Hit-and-Run with Edina Student

Edina, Minn., March 19, 2020 - Carlton Duke Troutman of Michigan was recently arrested in his home state for a Jan. 23 hit-and-run of an Edina student as she was waiting to get on the school bus.  

Troutman, 26, was charged with second-degree assa...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mayor Declares Local Peace Time Emergency

Edina, Minn., March 16, 2020 – Edina Mayor Jim Hovland has declared a local peace time emergency due to COVID-19. The declaration invokes the City’s disaster plan and authorizes other appropriate community containment and mitigation st...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Edina Liquor Closes Stores, Focuses on Delivery Service

Edina, Minn., March 17, 2020 – To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Edina Liquor’s three locations have temporarily closed to shoppers. Edina Liquor’s delivery service will continue with expanded hours.

Edina Liquor’...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

City Responds to COVID-19 FAQs

The City has begun publishing a list of frequently asked questions relating to its response to COVID-19.

Questions and answers will be updated frequently. They were last updated March 16, 2020.

Submit a question by sending an email to mail@EdinaMN.gov.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Edina to Close Some Facilities, Cancel Events

Edina, Minn., March 13, 2020 – Following guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Edina will close its recreation facilities and suspend some events, programs and meetings Sat...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Spring Load Restrictions Go into Effect

Edina, Minn., March 2, 2020 – Spring load restrictions in Edina go into effect 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 6, the same day they take effect across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

Weight restrictions are implemented each spring in an effort to p...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Public Health is Monitoring the Spread of Coronavirus

Bloomington Public Health, which provides public health services to Edina residents, is monitoring the spread of coronavirus in the United States.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has regular updates on its website. Visit http://bit.ly/mncoronaviru...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers for Outdoor Maintenance and More at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., Feb. 27, 2020 – Do you like to work outdoors? Help your community? Spend time in one of Edina’s most beautiful parks? Consider volunteering at Centennial Lakes Park this year!

Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S., is...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Princess Ball, Vehicle Day and Movie Nights on Lineup of Spring Events

Edina, Minn., Feb. 21, 2020 – Edina residents can head into spring with packed calendars thanks to the family-friendly events and entertainment scheduled to begin in March.

The Edinborough Park indoor amphitheater kicks off the spring event seaso...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

County Attorney’s Office Brings No Charges in Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minn., Feb. 10, 2020 – Today, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that charges will not be brought against the officers involved in a Sept. 7, 2019 officer-involved shooting in Richfield. 

On Saturday, Sept. ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Braemar Golf Dome Sees Record Numbers in January, Wins Awards

Edina, Minn., Jan. 31, 2020 – Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., has become one of Toptracer Range’s top facilities in participation and usage globally.

At the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show & Education Conference in Orlando...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

City to Host ‘Town Talks’

Edina, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 – Residents are encouraged to learn and participate in discussions about important topics included in the City of Edina’s 2020-2021 Budget Work Plan at upcoming “Town Talks.”

The City has ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Spontaneous Combustion Starts Fire in Edina Home on Wycliffe Road

Edina, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 – The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5600 block of Wycliffe Road at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, after a construction worker on scene reported smoke in the home.

Firefighters arrived to a small working fire in ...

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