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Posted on: March 23, 2019

Edina Police Standoff Ends Safely With One in Custody

Edina, Minn., March 23, 2019 – A St. Paul man is in custody after a four-hour standoff with Edina Police Saturday, March 23.

At 9:36 a.m., Edina Police responded to a call from a patron visiting Bredesen Park, 5901 Olinger Blvd. The patron report...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Annual Salary Posting

Minnesota Statue 471.701 requires that “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 an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Tickets on Sale for Taste of Edina

Edina, Minn., March 8, 2019 – Tickets are on sale for the annual Taste of Edina to be held Wednesday, May 8, at The Westin Edina Galleria, 3201 Galleria in Edina.

The event, hosted by the Edina Chamber of Commerce and Edina Liquor, is Ed...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Nominations Now Being Collected for Heritage Award

Edina, Minn., March 14, 2019 – The Edina Heritage Preservation Commission seeks nominations for its annual Heritage Award. The Heritage Award is given to a local business, person or neighborhood for a commitment to preserving, rehabilit...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Spring Load Restrictions Go into Effect March 15

Edina, Minn., March 13, 2019 – Spring load restrictions in Edina go into effect 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 15.

Weight restrictions are implemented each spring in an effort to preserve and protect Edina’s road system during the thawing and...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Potential for High Water and Flooding March 12-14

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is monitoring the potential for spring flooding this year. The approximately 1-inch of rain that is in the forecast for Tuesday through the Thursday is raising flood concerns. Localized flooding on area roadways is p...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Comp Plan Review Period Begins March 7

A 30-day review period of the draft Comprehensive Plan kicks off March 7. The draft Plan will be available for review online at www.BetterTogetherEdina.org, where feedback is encouraged.

“We’re nearing the finish line for the updated Co...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City Launches New Online Engagement Site

Edina, Minn., Feb. 19, 2019 – The City recently launched www.BetterTogetherEdina.org, a new online engagement website.

The site replaces SpeakUpEdina.org, launched in 2012. Edina was among the first cities in Minnesota to use an online engagement...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Meeting on Design of Water Treatment Plant Canceled

Edina, Minn., Feb. 20, 2019 – A Feb. 27 meeting to understand the site of a new water treatment plant in the Prospect Knolls Neighborhood has been canceled.

Earlier this month, the City Council selected the Dublin Reservoir, 7000 Dublin Road, as ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

2019 Quality of Life Survey is Under Way

Edina, Minn., Feb. 20, 2019 – The City of Edina’s 2019 Quality of Life Survey is under way.

The City contracted with National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) to develop a six-page survey. The survey includes questions about quality of life ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Now Accepting Submissions for Volunteer Recognition Reception

Edina, Minn., Feb. 21, 2019 – The 40th-Annual Community Volunteer Recognition Reception will be held 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Braemar Golf Course Clubhouse, 6364 John Harris Drive. Submissions are now being accepted through Monday, April 1 ...

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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: 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 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: 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: 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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