Edina

Reputed to be one of the most affluent Twin Cities suburbs, it is home to Southdale Center, the country's first indoor mall, and the Dairy Queen headquarters.

West Metro
May 20

Ban on foam food containers isn't catching on in Twin Cities suburbs

St. Louis Park is the only one to ban foam takeout containers, as of Jan. 1; Edina is studying the issue.
West Metro
May 7
Barb Waller photographed at the former site of the Reilly creosote pla...

Cancer fears fester over St. Louis Park Superfund site

Some residents blame years of exposure to underground chemicals.
West Metro
March 23

Man shot by Edina police found guilty of illegally owning BB gun

A man shot by Edina police in August was convicted of illegally owning a gun. Colin Peter Reinsmoen, 36, was found guilty Monday after four…
West Metro
March 19

Minnehaha Creek cleanup crew still has plenty of work ahead

Registration will open on Monday for volunteers to help pick up debris in three locations.
West Metro
March 16

Family donation will create Edina's first pickleball courts

Family that relishes the tennis-like sport donates funds to city.
West Metro
March 1

Edina school board says city's math doesn't add up on Grandview development plan

In a letter sent this week to Mayor Jim Hovland and the City Council, the school board questioned whether the 11-acre parcel in the heart of Edina really needs special tax treatment.
West Metro
February 25
A group of Edina U 10 A girls hockey players used the indoor training...

Edina fears kids are being priced out of youth hockey

Edina's youth hockey association is ruffling feathers by proposing to cut back on costly training sessions.
Blogs
February 25

A week in Las Vegas and a senior living facility will help grow a start-up company

The 25-year-old CEO of a start-up healthcare technology company hopes a weeklong trip to Las Vegas and a weeklong stay at a senior living facility provide feedback for his developing company.
West Metro
February 20

Eden Prairie ice castle is latest activity put on ice by warm weather

Art shanties on White Bear Lake, Minneapolis skating rinks also are out of commission. The art shanties' prospects for next weekend are iffy.
West Metro
January 26

Life is lonely in Edina, teen tells mayor

An Edina High sophomore thinks city should be more neighborly. Like Savage, for instance.
West Metro
January 9

Bloomington, St. Louis Park have the lead in icing outdoor rinks

But Minneapolis? Rinks are open in only three parks of a planned 22.
West Metro
January 9

Millions of dollars, wild cast of characters in bitter Edina divorce

The monumental separation battle between Nader and Jibil Kazeminy has ground on for more than three years, involving four judges, dozens of attorneys, mountains of court documents and millions in legal fees.
Don't Miss
January 1
“We have a great deal of love for 50th and France" — which includes the neighborhood landmark Edina Cinema — "because it’s our downtown,” said Scott Neal, Edina’s city manager.

Edina's 50th & France thrives by providing that old-time feeling

Stroll around 50th and France today, and you'd never guess that the bustling corner once housed a blacksmith and a creamery serving the farming community of Edina.
North Metro
December 12, 2015

School districts playing big part in property tax increases

Voters may support needs but worry about their pocketbooks.
West Metro
December 12, 2015
After living for two years with mold, water, indoor snow and flying sq...

Flying squirrels, indoor snow make life miserable for Edina condo owner

Years of complaints about leaks and mold have led to lawsuit, irked neighbors.
West Metro
November 25, 2015

Street fight is brewing in Edina over Sunnyside Road construction project

Some residents are unhappy that traffic from Sunnyside Road will be diverted onto their streets.
West Metro
October 24, 2015
At 60, Bill Webb wanted to keep teaching for a few more years. But when he became ill, leaving was “absolutely necessary,” he said.

Former Edina band director faces health challenge after prescription goes wrong

Bill Webb, who directed band at Edina High School for 24 years, contracted a sinus infection last February and was prescribed two medicines. Together, the drugs produced a dangerous reaction that caused neurological tremors and pain so severe that he now must use a wheelchair.
West Metro
October 24, 2015
A flight of wine was set on the bar at Beaujo's in Edina, where restaurants weren't allowed to serve alcohol until 1985.

Brewpubs on tap as Edina uncorks new liquor laws

It's never been easy to get a drink in Edina. The city has always banned bars, and it wasn't until 1985 that restaurants were allowed to serve alcohol. But Edina is poised to offer a more spirited experience to its guests.
West Metro
October 22, 2015
City Council Member Josh Sprague, left, asked a question of Lee Blons,...

Edina housing for homeless youths lands $8.3 million in funding

An Edina affordable housing development for homeless youths was awarded $8.3 million in state funding on Thursday, ensuring construction of the project. The city approved…
West Metro
October 16, 2015

CO poisoning that killed Edina girl, 7, caused by hole in boat exhaust

Animals probably chewed the hole, investigators say.
West Metro
October 16, 2015

A year later: Closing the book on a controversial Edina teardown

Does this house fit in Edina's Country Club? Neighbors and city say it does.
West Metro
October 15, 2015

Funeral is Friday for Edina 7-year-old who died from CO poisoning on Lake Minnetonka boat

The death of a 7-year-old girl on Lake Minnetonka earlier this week was the result of carbon monoxide poisoning, the Hennepin County medical examiner has…
West Metro
October 13, 2015

Girl, 7, died of carbon monoxide poisoning at Lake Minnetonka dock

She was a second-grader at an Edina elementary school.
West Metro
October 6, 2015

Edina might let builders buy way out of affordable housing

The idea is that collecting hefty fees from developers of luxury housing will allow the city to build a pool of cash that it can use to create affordable housing
West Metro
September 1, 2015
At One Southdale Apartments in Edina, leasing consultant Irma Reyes w...

Survey says: Everyone likes living in Edina

In a survey of more than 500 residents, released Monday, not a single person rated Edina's quality of life as "poor." In fact, 96 percent rated it as "good" or "excellent."