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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Outdoor Skating Season Extended in Edina

Edina, Minn., Feb. 21, 2020 – Six outdoor rinks in Edina parks will stay open longer for skating enthusiasts.

All 12 outdoor rinks will remain open through Feb. 23, and the rinks at Weber, Arden, Pamela, Countryside, Cornelia and Lewis p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Hennepin County Encourages Residents to Get Ready for Election Day

On March 3, also known as Super Tuesday, Minnesotans will vote in a presidential nomination primary for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Find your polling place

Find out where to vote and view a sample ballot on the Secretary of State’s website....

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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: 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: February 17, 2020

Spring/Summer Activity Registration Underway

Registration for playground programs, golf lessons, art classes, sports leagues and more has started for Edina residents and will begin at noon Feb. 26 for people who live outside Edina. 

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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 7, 2020

Schultz, Hovland to Present State of the Community Feb. 26

Edina, Minn., Feb. 8, 2020 – Edina Public Schools Superintendent John Schultz and Mayor James B. Hovland will present the “2020 State of the Community” Wednesday, Feb. 26. Edina City Manager Scott Neal will emcee the program....

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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 31, 2020

Edina Liquor Stores Earn ENERGY STAR Certification

Edina, Minn., Jan. 31, 2020 – The Edina Liquor Grandview and 50th & France stores have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance.

ENERGY STAR-certified...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

City, Consultant Receive Award for Centennial Lakes Park Bridges

Edina, Minn., Jan. 29, 2020 – The City of Edina and consultant Kimley-Horn received an Honor Award from the Minnesota chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/MN) for the new pedestrian bridges at Centennial Lakes Park.

ACEC...

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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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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Braemar Golf Dome, Driving Range Among Nation’s Best

The Braemar Golf Course Driving Range and Braemar Golf Dome have each been named among the top 50 ranges in 2019 by the Golf Range Association of America (GRAA).

This is the second consecutive year the driving range and dome were recognized individually. T...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Outdoor Skating Rinks in Edina Parks Open Dec. 16

Edina, Minn., Dec. 11, 2019 – Outdoor skating rinks in 12 Edina parks open Monday, Dec. 16, weather permitting.

Each skating park has a hockey rink and a pleasure skating rink plus a warming house.

Skating reopens this season at the newly...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

HRRC Recognizes Two with Tom Oye Human Rights Awards

Edina, Minn., Dec. 9, 2019 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) recently honored a senior at Edina High School and a longtime librarian with Tom Oye Human Rights Awards for championing human rights in the community.

A leader at Edi...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Ash Trees Being Removed, Replaced Along Vernon Avenue

Hennepin County recently issued the following press release:To respond to the emerald ash borer infestation, Hennepin County has begun removing ash trees along county roads. This includes removing 27 trees along Vernon Avenue/County Road 158 in Edina.

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Discounted Radon Test Kits Available to Edina Residents

To help promote safety in the home, the Edina Health Division is offering residents radon test kits for $5, while supplies last.

Radon is an odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas that occurs naturally in Minnesota soils. It moves through porous...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Fire Damages Edina Home on Wooddale Avenue

Edina, Minn., Dec. 2, 2019 – The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5600 block of Wooddale Avenue at 7:56 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, after a neighbor called 911 reporting the smell of smoke and hearing their neighbor’s smoke alarms s...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Edina Mayor Joins Climate Mayors Steering Committee

Edina, Minn., Dec. 3, 2019 – Today, Edina Mayor Jim Hovland announced his participation in the newly launched Climate Mayors Steering Committee, a group of 24 mayors who will serve as a leading voice in efforts to further climate action in the cities acro...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Public Comment Period Opens on Draft Policy for Police Body-Worn Cameras

 A public comment period opens Tuesday, Dec. 3, on a proposed Edina Police Department policy governing use of body-worn cameras.

With the advancement of digital recording devices, the public has begun to expect the interactions of law enforcement ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Minnesota Housing Awards Two Edina Developments Financing

Two housing developers, Aeon and MWF Properties, were awarded financing by Minnesota Housing for their affordable housing developments in Edina.  

“This is a big deal,” said Affordable Housing Development Manager Stephanie Hawk...

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