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.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

City Answers Questions

The City of Edina has prepared answers to many questions people have about the Oct. 12 police incident on Xerxes Avenue.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

City of Edina responds to NAACP Minneapolis

Edina, Minn., Oct. 17, 2016 – Today, Edina Mayor Jim Hovland, City Manager Scott Neal and Police Chief Dave Nelson responded to requests from the NAACP Minneapolis regarding a recent police incident.

Just before noon Oct. 12, an Edina Police Officer......

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Mayor Issues Statement

City of Edina Mayor Jim Hovland recently issued a statement in response to a police incident that occurred Wednesday, Oct. 12:

Just before noon Oct. 12, an Edina Police Officer observed and stopped Larnie Thomas, who was walking in the lane of traffic on a busy city......

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Pedestrian Cited for Impeding Traffic

Edina, Minn., Oct. 14, 2016 – At 11:46 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, an Edina police officer observed a man walking southbound on Xerxes Avenue at West 60th Street in the southbound lane of traffic, impeding traffic.

Recognizing the risk to the safety of the......

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Universal playground to Open at Rosland Park Oct. 26

Edina, Minn., Oct. 12, 2016 – The first universal playground in Edina will open Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Rosland Park, 4300 W. 66th St. The public is invited to attend the grand opening celebration at 4:30 p.m.

The event will include remarks from City leaders,......

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Public Art Edina Announces People’s Choice Award winners

Edina, Minn., Oct. 11, 2016 – One sculptor won both the first- and second-place People’s Choice Awards in the 12th-annual Public Art Edina rotating outdoor sculpture exhibit.

Jim Dehne’s “Peacock......

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