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Posted on: December 7, 2018

HRRC Recognizes Arnie Bigbee with Tom Oye Award

Edina, Minn., Dec. 5, 2018 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) awarded Arnie Bigbee the 2018 Tom Oye Human Rights Award for his continuous efforts to tackle tough issues in the community.

“When Arnie Bigbee is ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Edina Police, Fire Departments Collect Toys for Tots

Edina, Minn., Nov. 27, 2018 – The Edina Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St., and Fire Station No. 1, 6250 Tracy Ave., will again serve as drop-off sites for the Toys for Tots holiday gift program through noon Friday, Dec. 14.

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Banaszewski and Hohmeister Sworn In as Edina’s Newest Police Officers

Edina, Minn., Dec. 3, 2018 – Officers Ryan Banaszewski and Eric Hohmeister took the oath of office at Edina City Hall and officially joined the Edina Police Department as peace officers when they were sworn in at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Families Can Ring In the New Year Early at Edinborough Park

Edina, Minn., Dec. 5, 2018 – Ring in 2019 without staying up late at the annual Pre-New Year’s Eve Party 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Edinborough Park.

This popular celebration provides an exciting way for families to celebr...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Simple Tips to Make the Holiday Season More Environmentally Friendly

This press release was issued by Republic Services.

PHOENIX (Nov. 28, 2018)  With parties, decorations, gift giving and travel, Americans  generate 25 percent more waste than average between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day &...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Dec. 15

Edina, Minn., Nov. 8, 2018 – The December Walk With the Mayor is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. The walk will be held at Southdale Center. Participants should meet near the Caribou Coffee in center court at 9 a.m. &n...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Human Rights & Relations Commission Seeks Members for Working Group

Edina, Minn., Nov. 28, 2017 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) seeks interested members for its Days of Remembrance and Genocide Awareness Working Group. This working group will develop a theme and agenda for the Days ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Braemar Golf Course Honored for Design Excellence

Edina, Minn., Nov. 28, 2018 – Braemar Golf Course’s new Championship 18 Course has been honored by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) for design excellence.

The Richard Mandell-designed course, which opens in Spring ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fire Damages Edina Business on Bush Lake Road

Edina, Minn., Nov. 27, 2018 – The Edina Fire Department was called to BI Worldwide, 7625 Bush Lake Road, at 7:33 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, after the building’s sprinkler system was triggered.

An employee sitting in her cubical observed spa...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Edina Lions’ Laptop Donation To Help Senior Center

A new laptop computer will help the Edina Senior Center offer an increasing number of programs and presentations, thanks to a donation from the Edina Lions Club.

The Edina Lions donated $1,200 to the Edina Senior Center for the purchase of a new HP laptop....

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Fire Damages Edina Home on Green Farms Road

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2018 – The Edina Department was called to the 5000 block of Green Farms Road at 11:39 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, after the homeowner reported a fire.

Firefighters arrived to a working fire, but were able to quickly extinguish it...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

‘Garden Quilt,’ Large-Scale Art Piece Installed at 50th & France

Edina, Minn., Nov. 15, 2018 – A large-scale art piece has been installed at the newly completed North Parking Ramp at 50th & France. The North Ramp is located at 3940 Market St.

The artwork was designed by local artist Heather Novak-Peterson ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Edina Aquatic Center Honored With Gold Safety Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 7, 2018 – The Edina Aquatic Center has been awarded the Gold International Aquatic Safety Award for exceeding standards and epitomizing safety excellence.

While staff at the Aquatic Center, 4300 W. 66th St., have been recognize...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Up North Holiday Gift Gallery Opens at Edina Art Center

Edina, Minn., Nov. 8, 2018 – The Edina Art Center’s annual Up North Holiday Gift Gallery is underway and runs until Dec. 29.

With one-of-a-kind jewelry, wood, glass, pottery, paintings and home goods, the sale is perfect for br...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Hennepin County Accepting Applications for Citizen Advisory Board Vacancies

Hennepin County is seeking volunteers for 28 citizen advisory board openings. Volunteers help set policy on a range of topics, from mental health to education, poverty to workforce needs. Each fall, the board appoints residents to volunteer service positi...

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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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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Explorer Post 925 Wins Awards in Annual Explorers Conference

Edina, Minn., Oct. 31, 2018 – Edina/Eden Prairie Law Enforcement Explorers Post 925 earned multiple awards at the 23rd-annual Minnesota Law Enforcement Exploring Conference in Duluth, Minnesota, in October.  

“We are extremely ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Construction of 50th & France North Parking Ramp Completed

Edina, Minn., Oct. 24, 2018 – Expansion of the North Ramp at 50th & France is complete. The new levels of public parking opened Oct. 23.

The construction project nearly doubled the size of the original parking structure. With the expansion co...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

CloverRide Shuttle Updates Schedule

Edina, Minn., Nov. 1, 2018 – The schedule for the City’s Southdale-area circulator shuttle, CloverRide, was recently updated to better accommodate the needs of riders. CloverRide is offered weekly on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Elementary School Students Design Latest Art on Promenade

Edina, Minn., Oct. 24, 2018 – Three new pieces of public art — all designed by elementary school students — were installed on the Edina Promenade in October.

The interactive pieces are the culmination of months of work that be...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Reminder: Dogs Must Be On Leash in Edina Parks

Edina, Minn., Oct. 15, 2018 – Pet owners who wish to let their dogs off leash are reminded to use the fenced-in dog park at Van Valkenburg Park. That is the only year-round park area in Edina where people can legally let their dogs off leash.

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Edina HRA Makes Statement about the Grandview Green

Edina, Minn., Oct. 11, 2018 – Though development of a “lid” over Minnesota Highway 100 might have great benefit in the future, the Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) made clear at its Oct. 11 meeting that devel...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

DEED Awards $2.16 Million for Redevelopment Projects

This press release was issued by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded $2.16 million in grants and loans for eight redevel...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

City Reminds Residents Drinking Water Is Safe

Edina, Minn., July 25, 2018 – The City of Edina reminds residents who might be concerned about a recent report from the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Working Group that drinking water here is safe, meeting or exceeding all state and feder...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

North Ramp at 50th & France Opens For Parking

Edina, Minn., March 23, 2018 – A week ahead of schedule, the North Ramp at 50th & France opened for public parking Thursday, March 22.

“Despite some difficult winter conditions, the crew at A & P Construction has kept on task an...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Free Valet Parking Available at 50th & France

Edina, Minn., Feb. 8, 2018 – In order to alleviate concerns about parking at 50th & France while major construction is under way in the area, the City and developer are offering free valet parking to all visitors.

Project Communications Coord...

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