Welcome to the City of Edina!

The Irish and Scot families who settled Edina in the mid-1800s wouldn't recognize the city that 100 years ago boasted a profitable Minnehaha Creek gristmill and a Grange Hall. Today, Edina – named for that gristmill – boasts a population of 47,000, a nationally renowned  school district, a thriving business community and nearly 40 award-winning public parks. Edina's greatest asset, however, is the people who live and work here. Hundreds of residents volunteer in City-sponsored programs and on advisory boards. Many more take an active role in the community by donating their time through various local organizations. What does Edina mean to you?

Edina Hometown Hero #26

Helen and Ken Swanson:
“All leaders are readers,” U.S. President and renowned book lover Harry S. Truman once quipped. Never has that particular aphorism rung truer than in the case of long-time Edina residents Helen and Ken Swanson.

Parks & Rec. program registration opens

The City of Edina offers a number of athletic and recreation programs for children, pre-school through college age, throughout the year. Fall registration for residents will open Aug. 18; for non-residents Aug. 25.

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Speak, Up! About Fred Richards Park

The City wants your feedback on repurposing Fred Richards Golf Course. An overall vision for repurposing Fred Richards was discussed at a July 30 meeting developed from information received from residents. Residents are encouraged to complete a survey based on that feedback.  

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Take part in the EPD's Citizens' Academy!

Through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on learning, Citizens' Academy participants discover the "real" world of law enforcement and how the police carry out their mission "To Protect and Serve" on a daily basis. Sign up by Sept. 5!

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