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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Grand Opening for CloverRide North set for Nov. 15

Edina, Minn., Nov. 11, 2019 – The Edina Senior Center will host a grand opening celebration for CloverRide North 9-10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15.

The City of Edina works with DARTS to provide the CloverRide circulator bus service to Edina residents and...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Two Public Hearings to be Held for Comp Plan Final Approval

Edina, Minn., Nov. 7, 2019 – Two public hearings will be held for final approval of the 2018 Comprehensive Plan, which incorporates feedback from the public review period for residents and surrounding jurisdictions.

The first public hearing is 7 ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Olympic Bronze Medalist Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu to Appear at Braemar Arena Nov. 16

Braemar-City of Lakes Figure Skating Club and Braemar Skating School will host an autograph session with 2018 Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Mirai Nagasu at Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.

“Former Braemar...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Edina School Board Election Results Are In

Janie Shaw, Julie Greene and Leny K. Wallen-Friedman have won the 2019 Edina School Board election. For complete results, visit the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

No Arrest Made in Weekend Graffiti at Local School

Edina, Minn., Nov. 5, 2019 – The Edina Police Department has completed its investigation of a weekend case of graffiti at a local elementary school.

The Edina Police Department responded to a “miscellaneous public” call at 2:1...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Human Rights & Relations Commission Working Group Seeks New Members

The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) seeks interested members for the Days of Remembrance Working Group. This working group will develop a theme and agenda for this event, identify presenters, schedule the day and venue, help to publicize, a...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Up North Holiday Gift Gallery Offers Unique, Handmade Items

The annual Up North Holiday Gift Gallery, featuring an array of artwork from local artisans, opens Nov. 14 at the Edina Art Center, 4701 W. 64th St.

The gallery includes all types of art, from jewelry to watercolor paintings, pottery to metal sculpture. Sh...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Backyard Rink, Braemar Field Open Nov. 2 for Winter Activities

The Backyard Rink at Braemar Arena and the dome-enclosed Braemar Field open Nov. 2 for rentals and open time on the ice and field.

Family open skating on the outdoor Backyard Rink, behind Braemar Arena at 7501 Ikola Way, will be 8-9:30 p.m. Fridays. Admiss...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Winter Parking Restrictions Start Nov. 1

Starting Nov. 1, winter parking rules go into effect across Edina to help ensure roads are safe before, during and after a snowstorm or other severe weather.

  • All vehicles must be off City streets between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
  • No vehicle maybe parked on any stre...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 23

The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Galleria Edina, 3510 Galleria.  

“We’re moving our walk indoors for the next few months and I look forward to spending some time at Galleria. We&...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

EPA Updates Superfund National Priorities List

This information was originally issued in a press release by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is adding two sites and proposing to add five sites to the Superfund National Priorities...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Statement Regarding In-Squad Video from Sept. 7 Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minnesota, Oct. 24, 2019 – Earlier this week, the City of Edina held a private meeting with the Quinones family and their attorneys to share some portions of video from Edina’s squad cars during the Sept. 7 officer-involved shooting in Richfield. T...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Braemar Golf Dome Opens Nov. 1

The Braemar Golf Dome, the longest-hitting indoor golf practice facility in the Twin Cities, opens for the season Friday, Nov. 1.

New this year is the addition of Toptracer Range technology in all 44 bays. The ball-tracking technology provides golfers with...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Two More Edina Businesses Recognized as Green Businesses

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 during the third quarter of 2019: Lush Co...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Edina Maintenance Technician Retires After More than 35 Years

The City of Edina saw the retirement of just one staffer in the third quarter of 2019: Maintenance Technician Scott Bauler. Bauler retired Monday, Sept. 30, after over 36 years with the City.

“I’ve seen a lot of changes over the years. ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Edina, MN One of 300 Communities “Open for Solar Business”

The information below was originally released by The Solar Foundation. 

Over 300 cities, towns, and counties across the country, including Edina, Minnesota, have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing b...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail Wins National Innovation in Park Design Award

The Three Rivers Park District, which built and operates the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail that runs through Edina, issued this press release Sept. 30, 2019:

The Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail received the national Innovation in Park Design Award at the 2...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Edina Named Winner of the 2019 Battle of the Badges

The information below was originally released by Memorial Blood Centers.

Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) announced that the City of Edina and Edina Police Department has won the 2019 Battle of the Badges. Edina collected 54 units of blood during its drive on ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Toptracer Technology Coming to Braemar Golf Dome

The Braemar Golf Dome will be the only driving range in Minnesota equipped with Toptracer Range, the same ball-tracking technology the pros use, when the dome opens for the season Nov. 1.

Toptracer Range shows the ball’s flight path, offers insta...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

City, Edina Magazine Honor Photo Contest Winners

The City of Edina and Edina Magazine recognized winners of the 2019 Images of Edina photo contest at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting.

This year’s panel of volunteer judges included Angela Johnson of Edina Magazine; Wale Agboola, an area profess...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Two Edina Businesses Recognized for Being Breastfeeding Supportive Workspace

Especially for Children and Casa de Corazón were recognized at the Sept. 17 City Council meeting by Bloomington Public Health and the Edina Health Division for supporting new moms when they return to work.

“At Public Health, we know th...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Officers Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting in Richfield

Editor's Note: This press release was originally released by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. 

September 16, 2019 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Edina and Richfield police officers involved in a fatal incident in Richfield on September 7, 2019...

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Posted on: September 8, 2019

Statement Regarding Sept. 7 Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minn., Sept. 9, 2019 – While the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a Sept. 7 officer-involved shooting, the City of Edina grieves alongside the family of the deceased, the officers involved and t...

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Posted on: September 7, 2019

Joint Statement with the Richfield Police Department: Officer-Involved Shooting

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2019 – On Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10:22 p.m. a police pursuit that began in Edina, ended in an officer-involved shooting near the intersection of 77th Street East and Chicago Avenue in Richfield. The incident involved office...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

CloverRide Expands to Grandview, 50th & France Neighborhoods Sept. 13

The City of Edina’s Friday circulator bus service, CloverRide, will begin serving the Grandview and 50th & France neighborhoods Sept. 13.

For more than a year, the City of Edina has worked with DARTS to provide the CloverRide circulator bus s...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Find Edina Parks by Location or Activity

Finding nearby Edina parks or a place to play basketball, skate or have a picnic is easier with the new online Park Finder.

The Park Finder allows users to click a map for their location or put in their address. They’ll see a list of nearby Edina...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Get Text Notifications on Parks & Recreation Events

When it’s been raining half the day, is your softball game canceled?

Would you like a reminder of a concert or event? Or when activity registration begins?

The Edina Parks & Recreation Department is now sending text alerts on topics of high in...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Solar Twin Cities Reaches First Goal, Lowering Solar Pricing

Editor's Note: This press release was originally released by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association. 

The Solar Twin Cities 2.0 group buy program is gaining momentum as it surpasses its first goal of 50kW with ten properties going solar. The cit...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

$1,000 Reward Offered in Normandale Park Vandalism

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 caused by graffiti at Normandale Park, 6501 Warren Ave. S., Edina.

Sometime between July 2...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Artists Selected to Develop Student Artwork into Public Sculpture

The City of Edina’s Arts & Culture Commission (ACC), Edina Public Schools and the Edina Community Foundation selected artists Alan and Nicole Milligan to develop student artwork for a public art sculpture in Edina. Student Alex Wyatt designe...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

$1,000 Reward Offered in Bredesen Park Vandalism

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 caused by graffiti at Bredesen Park, 5901 Olinger Blvd., Edina.

On or around Aug. 3, a per...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

$1,000 Reward Offered in North Parking Ramp Vandalism at 50th & France

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 caused by graffiti to the North Parking Ramp located at 3936 Market St. in Edina.

On or ar...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Police Department Seeks Public's Help in Finding Missing Woman

Update Aug. 15: The missing person has been found safe.

Editor's Note: The following is a Missing Person Alert from the Minnesota BCA

The Edina Police Department seeks the public's help in finding Melinda Ann Larson, 64.At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, Larson l...

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