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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 recreational facilities at th...

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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 the Street ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

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

Note: The Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 Walk With the Mayor events have been canceled. 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 Member...

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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 of the publ...

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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 Channels 813 ...
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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City of Edina Helps Seniors Stay Connected, Offers Resource Drive-Thru Fair

Edina, Minn., Oct. 16, 2020 – The Edina Senior Center is partnering with Bloomington Public Health to provide a free Senior Resource Drive-Thru Fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Braemar Golf Course parking lot, 6364 John Harris Dr. 

T...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Edina City Council to Meet Tuesday, Oct. 20

Edina, Minn., Oct. 14, 2020 – The Edina City Council will hold an electronic work session and meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20.

At its work session, the City Council will meet with Finance Department staff to discuss the 2021 budget, 2021-2026 Capital Improvement ...

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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 and representatives of the Police Depart...

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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 f...

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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 contest, and th...

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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 Blv...

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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 work plan it...

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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 Commission, 6:30 p.m. M...
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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 11, 2020

City of Edina Offers Free 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

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 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 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 can...

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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: 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....

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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: August 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Bloomington Sept. 1

The following press release was recently issued by the City of Bloomington. 

Bloomington, Minnesota, Aug. 21, 2020 – State and local health officials will offer free COVID-19 testing in Bloomington Sept. 1.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Kennedy Hig...
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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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