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.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Fire and Police Departments collect toys for VEAP

By Abby

Edina, Minn., Nov. 23, 2016 – The Edina Fire-Rescue & Inspections and Police departments are serving as collection sites for a toy drive benefitting Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) – a local non-profit serving Edina, Bloomington, Richfield and......

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Firehouse Subs grant provides defibrillators for Edina Police Cars

Edina, Minn., Nov. 22, 2016 – All Edina Police Department patrol cars have been equipped with new defibrillators, thanks to a $20,720 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

The 16 new devices replace defibrillators that date back to 2003 or......

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Mayor Hovland Leads Monthly Walk at Centennial Lakes Park

Edina, Minn., Nov 17, 2016 – Jim Hovland will lead his monthly “Walk with the Mayor” at Centennial Lakes Park 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. The park address is 7499 France Ave.

Residents can join the mayor in the walk around Centennial Lakes to have......

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Friday, November 18, 2016

City To Hold Community Meetings on Southdale Library Site Redevelopment

Edina, Minn., Nov. 16, 2016 – Hennepin County is working with the City to hold two community meetings to gather public input on the Southdale Library site redevelopment. The meetings will be held at the Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec.......

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Nominations Now Being Collected for Human Rights Award

Edina, Minn., Nov. 17, 2016 – The City of Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission (HRRC) is accepting nominations for the 2017 Tom Oye Human Rights Award, recognizing members of the community whose good work promotes human relations and advances human......

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Police Explorers Win Four Awards

Edina, Minn., November 7, 2016 – The Edina/Eden Prairie Police Explorers took home four awards during the 21st-annual Duluth Explorer Conference.

Twelve Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers attended the Oct. 21-23 event at Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College......

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