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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Edina Police, FBI Investigate Sept. 30 Robbery at 50th & France

In partnership with the FBI, the Edina Police Department is investigating a Sept. 30 robbery at 50th & France.

At approximately 2:32 p.m., an ATM technician was robbed by four men at U.S. Bank, 4100 W. 50th St. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Edina Student Art To Be Projected Onto Building Oct. 7

Edina, Minn., Sept. 26, 2022 – Artwork from hundreds of Edina Public Schools students will be projected onto the Edina Community Center building Oct. 7 for “Healing Circles,” an innovative public art initiative promoting student self-expression and conver...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Edina Fire Responds to House Fire

Edina, Minn., Sept. 26, 2022 – A fire table heating appliance is believed to have contributed to a house fire in Edina Sunday, Sept. 25.

The Fire Department was called to the 6600 block of Limerick Drive at approximately 8:30 p.m. Firefighters qu...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Early Voting for 2022 General Election Begins Sept. 23

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Edina voters can begin casting their ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election starting Friday, Sept. 23. 

Two City Council Members will be elected in November. Those on the ballot are Kate Agnew, Ron Anderson...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Businesses and Organizations Sought for HalloBoo Celebration

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – Local businesses and organizations can apply to participate for free in the popular HalloBoo Trick or Treat Trail event set for Oct. 27.

The event, in its third year, offers families a fun alternative to door-to-doo...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Edina’s Water Resources Management Plan Amended, Submitted for Agency Review

Edina, Minn., Sept. 22, 2022 – To incorporate the Flood Risk Reduction Strategy approved by the Edina City Council in 2020, the City’s Water Resources Management Plan has been amended and submitted for agency review. 

The Water Resources ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Human Rights & Relations Commission to Host ‘How to Stop the Hate’ Event

Edina, Minn., Sept. 20, 2022 – The City of Edina’s Human Rights & Relations Commission will host “How to Stop the Hate,” a community conversation, Sunday, Oct. 2.

“How to Stop the Hate”&nb...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Explorers Open House Set for Sept. 20

Know a youth interested in law enforcement? Encourage them to check out Explorers Post 925!

An informational meeting for potential participants of Edina/Eden Prairie Explorers Post No. 925 will take place 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the South Metro Saf...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Free Buckthorn Dump in October for Edina Residents

Edina, Minn., Sept. 13, 2022 – Edina residents can properly dispose of their buckthorn shrubs for free during the semi-annual buckthorn dump the last two weekends in October.

Residents can drop off buckthorn brush across from Braemar Golf Dome at...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Chalk the Walk Returns to Centennial Lakes Park in September

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Back for a third year, the Chalk the Walk event will take place Sept. 22-25 at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up, bring their chalk and create positive messages ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Artists, Crafters Sought for Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar

Edina, Minn., Sept. 7, 2022 – Artists and crafters will be the focus of the inaugural Pop-Up Holiday Craft & Book Bazaar, to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3.

People seeking to sell their art or crafts at the event must apply for a ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Edina TV Wins 'Overall Excellence' Award

The following press release was issued by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors:

Denver, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2022 -- The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honored the winners of the 37th-...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Edina Police Welcomes New Officers

Edina, Minn., Aug. 23, 2022 – The Edina Police Department recently welcomed three new Patrol Officers to its ranks. Officers Bennett Breyer, Johnathan Rasmussen and Tony Woldsnes each took the oath to serve the community at an Aug. 23 c...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Officer Tom Olson Receives Distinguished Service Award

Edina, Minn., Aug. 23, 2022 – Officer Tom Olson recently received the Edina Police Department’s Distinguished Service Award.

Olson, who joined the department in 1999, received the award for his dedication to the department&...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Citizens’ Academy Starts Sept. 1

Edina, Minn., Aug. 24, 2022 – Find out what working in law enforcement is really like through the Edina Police Department’s Citizens’ Academy. 

The program starts Sept. 1 and runs for 12 weeks through Nov. 17...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Local Option Sales Tax

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – Finance Director Alisha McAndrews will continue the City of Edina's "Town Talks" with a discussion about how a local option sales tax works. The event will be held online 7 to 8 p.m. Thur...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

White Named Edina’s Deputy Police Chief

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – A 16-year veteran of the Edina Police Department has been named Deputy Police Chief.

Aaron White was promoted to the position, effective Aug. 22. “Aaron brings a wide range of leadership skills to ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Workshop on Cahill District Plan set for Sept. 13

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – Residents, businesses and anyone who is interested in helping collaborate on the future of Edina’s Cahill District are invited to a workshop Tuesday, Sept. 13. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Be Aware of Scams Targeting Seniors

Edina, Minn., Aug. 22, 2022 – The Edina Police Department reminds residents about the importance of remaining cautious and informed to protect themselves from scams. It is imperative to be on the lookout for red flags and refrain from p...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Five to Campaign for Two Seats on City Council

Edina, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 Several residents have filed Affidavits of Candidacy for seats on the Edina City Council.

Two seats on the City Council are open for election. Those elected will serve from January 2023 to January 2027.

Incumbent City ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Walk With the Mayor to be Held Aug. 20

Edina, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 – Walk With the Mayor continues this summer to give community members the opportunity to share opinions and thoughts with Mayor Jim Hovland while walking through the city. 

The August Walk With the Ma...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Fire Inspector, City Assessor Retire from City of Edina

Edina, Minn., Aug. 12, 2022 – Two City of Edina employees retired in the second quarter of 2022: Fire Inspector Brian Berube and City Assessor Bob Wilson.   

Brian Berube said he knew he had “landed in a pretty special...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Fall and Winter Activity Registration Starts Aug. 24

Edina, Minn., Aug. 10, 2022 – Edina residents can sign up for fall and winter activities, classes and programs starting at noon Wednesday, Aug. 24, at EdinaParks.com.

Edina offers activities for all ages and abilities, from preschool art programs...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Police Officer Doyle Completes D.A.R.E. Training

Edina, Minn., July 29, 2022 – Edina Police Officer Gabrielle Doyle completed the Minnesota Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officer Training Session in late July. Additionally, Doyle was selected as the Class Representative, s...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Returns Aug. 17

Edina, Minn., Aug. 2, 2022 – Join the City of Edina’s Police and Fire departments to help save lives as the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive returns in August.

The competition for units of blood, which pits the City’s...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert Set for Aug. 14

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The annual Lighthouse Night and Torchlight Concert festivities, hosted by the First John Philip Sousa Memorial Band, begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Centennial Lakes Park.

Visitors to the park,&nb...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Bring Your Pup to Inaugural Dog Days of Summer ‘Pawty’

Please note this event was postponed from the original date due to weather. It has been rescheduled for Sept. 24.

Edina, Minn., July 20, 2022 – Grab those leashes and bring the dog - or the whole pack - to the inaugural Dog Days of Summer &ld...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Three Arrested After String of Robberies Over Weekend

Edina, Minn., July 27, 2022 – The Edina Police Department has arrested three male teenagers for their involvement in a 48-hour crime spree in Edina and Minneapolis. 

The crime spree started on Saturday, July 23, with a stolen Au...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Person of Interest

UPDATE (July 29, 11:55 a.m.) - The Edina Police Department thanks the public for their assistance in identifying the person of interest in a noose hung at the Edina Community Center earlier this week. A teenage boy has been established as a suspect. The i...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

County to Begin Processing All Edina Homestead Applications

Edina, Minn., July 19, 2022 – Hennepin County will soon process all homestead applications for Edina property owners.

Residential property that is occupied as the owner’s primary residence or the owner’s qualifying relative ma...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Blue-Green Algae Warning Issued for Lake Cornelia

The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District has issued the following notice regarding Lake Cornelia:Warning: The public should avoid contact with the water in Lake Cornelia, Edina. The water contains blue-green algae at levels that may cause short-term and lon...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Walk With City Council Members to be Held July 16

Edina, Minn., July 15, 2022 – Walk around with City Council Members Ron Anderson and James Pierce, Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter and Recreation Supervisor Amanda Clarke at Fred Richards Park to learn more about plans for the former executiv...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Plans for Braemar Park

Edina, Minn., July 11, 2022 – Parks & Recreation Director Perry Vetter will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a discussion about the plan to complete the Braemar Park master plan. The event ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Register Now for Night to Unite on Aug. 2

Edina, Minn., July 5, 2022 – The Edina Police and Fire Departments will be out in the community on the first Tuesday in August for “Night to Unite.” Neighborhoods across the city have the opportunity to meet and greet the City’s police officers a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Watch Pro Hockey Players This Summer at Braemar Arena

Edina, Minn., July 8, 2022 –  Da Beauty League, featuring professional hockey players competing for the love of the game, returns to Braemar Arena this summer.

National Hockey League players Nick Bjugstad, Brock Boeser, Jake Guentzel and...

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