Press Releases

The Communications and Technology Department regularly prepares press releases on timely matters and events, which are sent to local newspapers and other media.

Monday, August 22, 2016

City Seeks Proposals for Vacant 50th & France Site

Edina, Minn., Aug. 16, 2016 – The City of Edina’s Housing & Redevelopment Authority seeks development proposals for a City-owned vacant site at 50th & France.

The site, located at 3930 W. 49 ½ St., was acquired by the City in 2013......

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Edina Police Department Swears In New Officer

Edina, Minn., Aug. 5, 2016 – The Edina Police Department swore in new Police Officer Alex Babcock Thursday, Aug. 4. He was joined by friends and family from across country at the swearing-in ceremony, held in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

City Reminds Residents to be Aware of their Surroundings While Playing Pokemon Go

Edina, Minn., Aug. 10, 2016 – After a young boy was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center after a bicycle accident while playing Pokemon Go Aug. 3, the City reminds residents to stay safe and be aware of their surroundings while playing the popular game.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Edina Declared a Human Rights City

Edina, Minn., Aug. 11, 2016 – The Edina City Council recently proclaimed Edina as a “Human Rights City.” The self-designation states that residents and local authorities understand that human rights assist in identifying issues and informing the actions in......

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Mayor to Lead Monthly Walk at Yorktown Park

Edina, Minn., Aug. 12, 2016 – Mayor Jim Hovland will lead this month’s “Walk with the Mayor” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Yorktown Park, 7335 York Ave.

Participants will have the opportunity to walk around Yorktown Park and discuss new......

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Friday, August 05, 2016

Partners in Energy’s Electricity Action Plan Approved

Edina, Minn., Aug. 3, 2016 – In October 2015 the City began participating in the Xcel Energy Partners in Energy Program. The program is a two-year partnership designed to support the City in developing and implementing an electricity plan to drive the community-driven......

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