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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Edina City Council, HRA to Meet Tuesday, Dec. 1

Edina, Minn., Nov. 25, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Dec. 1. Members will also meet as the Housing & Redevelopment Authority immediately after the City Council meeting.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Join Commuter Services for the webinar, Telework and the Current Commute

This news release was originally issued by to Commuter Services.

Telework has substantially influenced the work habits and commute patterns of employers and employees along the I-494 corridor in 2020. Join Commuter Services for the webinar Telework and the...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Edina to Close Facilities, Cancel In-Person Events and Classes After State Order

Edina, Minn., Nov. 19, 2020 – Following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-99, the City of Edina will close its recreatio...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Police and Fire Stations to Serve as Toys for Tots Donation Sites

Edina, Minn., Nov. 20, 2020 – The Edina Police and Fire departments will again serve as drop-off sites for the Toys for Tots holiday gift program. Donations are being accepted at the Police Department, 4801 W. 50th St., and Fire Station...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Brown Recognized with LPHA Legislative Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 20, 2020 – Community Health Administrator Jeff Brown was recently recognized for his outstanding work in the area of food safety, earning the Local Public Health Association of Minnesota’s Legislative Leader...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Nov. 17, Planning Commission to Meet Nov. 18

Edina, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17. The Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, Nov. 18.

At its 5:30 p.m. work session Nov. 17, the City Council will meet with t...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, Nov. 12

Edina, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 – The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, Nov. 12.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Event Canceled: Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 21

Note: The Nov. 21 Walk with the Mayor has been canceled as has the December one. Future walks are on hold due to the pandemic.

Edina, Minn., Nov. 6, 2020 – Residents are encouraged to walk with recently re-elected Mayor Jim Hovland and Council Me...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Edina Police Recognized With ESGR Pro Patria Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 4, 2020 – The Edina Police Department’s commitment to its employees who serve their country was recently recognized, as the department received the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award in Oct...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Edina City Council to Canvass Election Results Nov. 13

Edina, Minn., Nov. 5, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, to canvass results of the recent municipal election.

Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Channels 813 or 16)
  • Fac...
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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Recreational Water Advisories Lifted for Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina

Blue-green algae levels have fallen below the threshold for moderate health risk. The recreational water advisories have been lifted for Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina.

View the October advisory notification here.  

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Potential Domestic Disturbance Resolved Peacefully

Edina, Minn., Nov. 4, 2020 – At 12:04 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, officers responded to a possible disturbance in an apartment in the 6000 block of Eden Prairie Road. The reporting party claimed they may have heard gunshots along with a domestic dis...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Prepares Environment Assessment Worksheet for 70th Street and France Avenue

Edina, Minn., Oct. 27, 2020 – The City of Edina has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) for a proposed redevelopment at 70th Street and France Avenue. 

The proposed project includes the redevelopment of the 5.7-acre US B...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Nov. 4

Edina, Minn., Oct. 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4.

At its work session, the City Council will discuss proposed 2021 work plans of its advisory boards and commissions. Members o...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Roofing Inspections Delayed Due to Weather

Due to early snowfalls, inspections on roofs are on an "anytime" basis. This means we have them on our schedule and as soon as the inspectors can have a good visual of the roof they will inspect them. Homeowners are required to keep the permit a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Winter Parking Restrictions Begin Nov. 1

Edina, Minn., Oct. 23, 2020 – As the calendar turns to November, winter parking rules go into effect throughout Edina. In order to ensuring roads are safe before, during and after a snowstorm or other severe weather, beginning Nov. 1: 

  • A...
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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Oct. 28

Edina, Minn., Oct. 20, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

  • Edina TV (Comcast Cha...
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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Edina Police Investigate Accident on York Ave.

Edina, Minn., Oct. 16, 2020 -- Edina Police are investigating after a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 6700 block of York Ave. around 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening. 

The victim, a 58-year-old male, was crossing the road when he was struck by a fem...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Edina’s Longest-Serving Employee Retires After 45 Years

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Edina, Minn., Oct. 12, 2020 – The longest-tenured employee in the City of Edina’s history is retiring after a 45-year career.

Administrative Assistant Ruth Schmoll, who found the job as a part-time secretary/dispatcher in the newspaper ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Edina HRRC to Host ‘Community Conversation on Race, Justice and Policing'

Edina, Minn., Oct. 6, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission will host a “Community Conversation on Race, Justice & Policing” 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21.

Several community members ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Edina Police Recognized with MADD Award

Edina, Minn., Oct. 16, 2020 – The commitment of the Edina Police Department to keep impaired drivers off the roads was recently recognized, as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) gave the City its Outstanding Law Enforcement Agency Met...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Residents Urged to Weigh in on Proposal to Change Local Speed Limits

Edina, Minn., Oct. 8, 2020 – The City of Edina’s Engineering Department seeks the public’s input on proposed changes to local speed limits.

Since August 2019, Minnesota cities have had the authority to set speed limits on stre...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Public Advised Against Contact with Three Edina Lakes

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minn., Oct. 6, 2020 - WARNING - The public should avoid contact with the water in:

  • Lake Cornelia
  • Lake Edina
  • Lake Holiday

The water contains blue-green al...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Fire Damages Home Near South Harriet Park Neighborhood

Edina, Minn., Oct. 5, 2020 – Shortly after midnight this morning, Monday, Oct. 5, the Edina Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 5200 block of Halifax Avenue South. 

The residents discovered the fire in the basement o...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Community Flu Shot Clinic to be Held Oct. 6

Edina, Minn., Oct. 1, 2020 -- A community flu shot clinic for up to 150 people will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Road.

Immunizations are available by appointment only due to COVID-19 precautions. Vacci...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Edina Art Center Offers Reimagined Art Workshops

Edina, Minn., Oct. 2, 2020 –The Edina Art Center, 4701 W. 64th St., remains closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but has found creative ways to reimagine its workshops to bring art to the community.

The fall workshops have been modified for the heal...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Edina Offers Pumpkin Smash & Bash

Edina, Minn., Sept. Oct. 2, 2020 – Edina residents can recycle their pumpkins at the free Pumpkin Smash & Bash from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Countryside Park, 6240 Tracy Ave. S.

The event will feature a pumpkin-rolling conte...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Free Buckthorn Dump Two Weekends in October

Edina, Minn., Oct. 1, 2020 – Edina residents can dump their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump over two weekends in mid-October.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at 7420 Braemar Blvd.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Wednesday, Oct. 7

Edina, Minn., Sept. 30, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Wednesday, Oct. 7.

At its work session, the City Council will meet with the chairs of its advisory boards and commission to discuss proposed wo...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Edina’s Advisory Commissions to Hold Virtual Meetings in October

Edina, Minn., Sept. 30, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in October.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Energy & Environment Commission, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8
  • Community Health Com...
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Posted on: September 27, 2020

Two Arrested for Suspected Roles in Hospital Ramp Shooting

Edina, Minn., Sept. 27, 2020 – The Edina Police Department has arrested two people believed to be involved in the Sept. 14 shooting at the M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital parking ramp at 65th Street and France Avenue.

At 8:54 p.m. Monday, S...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Nominations Now Being Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Sept. 21, 2020 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing individuals or groups in the community whose good work promotes human r...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Event to be Held in Bloomington

Bloomington, Minn., Sept. 24, 2020 -- The State of Minnesota, in partnership with Normandale Community College, Minnesota National Guard and the City of Bloomington, will conduct a three-day COVID-19 testing event in a parking ramp at Normandale Community...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Newest Edina Police Officer Sworn In this Summer

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 – On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Gaby Doyle was sworn in as Edina’s newest Police Officer. Her mother, Jennifer, pinned on her badge, 114.   

A native of Edina, Doyle started at the Edina Police Dep...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Public Advised Against Contact with Four Edina Lakes

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 15, 2020 - WARNING - The public should avoid contact with the water in:

  • Arrowhead Lake
  • Lake Cornelia
  • Lake Edina
  • Lake Holiday

The water contai...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Planning Commission to Hold Electronic Meeting Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 16, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission will hold an electronic meeting next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority to Meet Thursday, Sept. 24

The Edina Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold an electronic meeting Thursday, Sept. 24.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. Members of the public can watch the meeting live:

•    Edina TV (Comcast Channe...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

$5,000 Reward Offered in Attempted Robbery and Shooting

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and charging of the man responsible for an attempted robbery and shooting Monday, Sept. 14, at the M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital parking ramp.

At 8:54 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, t...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Public Advised Against Contact with Arrowhead Lake

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minn., Sept. 11, 2020 - The public is advised to have no contact with the water in Arrowhead Lake.

Water monitoring recently conducted at Arrowhead La...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City of Edina Offers Family Fun This Fall

Edina, Minn., Sept. 11, 2020 – The City of Edina will offer new, family-friendly events to allow socially distant gatherings this fall.  

For “Chalk the Walk,” residents are invited to bring their chalk and create pos...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Absentee Voting at City Hall Begins Sept. 18

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Absentee voting for the Nov. 3 General Election begins Sept. 18 at Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St.

All eligible voters in Edina can vote early by absentee either in person or by mail. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 15

Edina, Minn., Sept. 9, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Following a closed session to discuss pending litigation, a work session will be held at 6 p.m. for the Council to meet with ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Transportation and Traffic

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Transportation Planner Andrew Scipioni will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about transportation and traffic from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16. &a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City of Edina Reopening Braemar Golf Dome and Braemar Field

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – After remaining closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with State orders, the City of Edina will reopen the Braemar Golf Dome, 7420 Braemar Blvd., for the season on Monday, Sept. 14, and Braemar Field...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Braemar Arena Offers Adult Open Hockey

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Braemar Arena, 7501 Ikola Way, will begin to offer adult open hockey beginning Sept. 9, after postponing the program due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adults ages 18 and older will be able to play pick-up hockey from 11:...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Planning Commission and HRA to Hold Electronic Meetings Sept. 9 and 10

Edina, Minn., Sept. 1, 2020 – The Edina Planning Commission and Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold electronic meetings next week.

The Planning Commission meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. Members of the public ca...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edinborough Park to Host Free Weekly Children’s Entertainment

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S., will host free weekly children’s entertainment at noon Thursdays in the Amphitheater beginning Sept. 17.

The performance schedule includes the following acts:

Sept. 17: W...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Edina Parks & Recreation Brings ‘Silly Walks’ to Parks

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2020 – Edina Parks & Recreation is hoping to spread joy by bringing “Silly Walks” to the City’s parks.

A Silly Walk gives park goers the opportunity to participate in a leisurely a...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

EPA Adds Groundwater Plume to Superfund National Priorities List

The following press release was recently issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information can be found at EdinaMN.gov/plume.

St. Louis Park and Edina, Minnesota, Sept. 1, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Recreational Water Advisory Issued for Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina

The following press release was recently issued by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.

Edina, Minnesota, Aug. 26, 2020 – The public should avoid contact with the water in Lake Cornelia and Lake Edina. The water contains blue-green algae at le...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

City of Edina’s Advisory Commissions to Hold Virtual Meetings in September

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – The City’s advisory commissions will hold virtual meetings in September.

The following commission meetings have been scheduled:

  • Heritage Preservation Commission, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8
  • Parks & Recreation...
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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Sept. 1

Edina, Minn., Aug. 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The work session will be held at 5:30 p.m. for the Council to get an update on the Morningside flood risk reduction strategy. ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Law Enforcement Seeks New Recruits for Explorers Post 925

Edina, Minn., Aug. 25, 2020 – An informational meeting for potential participants of Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the South Metro Safety Training Facility, 7525 Braemar Blvd. ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Edina City Council to Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Citywide Masking Policy

Edina, Minn., June 26, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 29, to discuss legal strategy and a possible citywide masking policy.

The City Council will start with a closed session to discuss legal strategy...

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