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
July 20
Edina mayor Jim Hovland listed to discussion about the amending of Tob...

Edina considers resuming passenger rail service that ended 75 years ago

In a policy U-turn, the suburb will hold a public hearing to gauge interest.
West Metro
July 13

Hennepin County leaders say new approach needed to address gaps — from housing to income

Officials estimated that eliminating the racial and ethnic income and employment disparities would mean $4.6 billion in income growth
West Metro
July 7

Edina police hope arrest ends 'one-man crime spree' that targeted unlocked doors

After Edina's biggest string of burglaries in recent memory, suburban police officials urge their residents to secure their cars and homes.
West Metro
May 26

Fans of prized Edina fishing hole, Minnehaha Creek rapids fight to save them

Some in Edina head to the City Council on Tuesday to oppose the plan to alter the creek in Arden Park.
West Metro
May 12

After Edina police demand search data, Google turns over one record

Search warrant had been condemned by privacy advocates as too broad.
West Metro
May 3
Supporters wearing green shirts applauded after the amending of Tobacco sales in Edina from a minimum age of 18 to 21.

A first in the state: Edina raises tobacco sales age from 18 to 21

The Edina City Council voted unanimously to amend the city's tobacco sales ordinance at its meeting Tuesday, to the satisfaction of the many people in attendance supporting the efforts.
West Metro
March 18

Google vows to fight warrant over search for Edina resident's name

The warrant, approved by a judge, authorizes Edina police to collect personal information on anyone who searched a specific name on Google, creating "a scary slippery slope" according to one privacy law expert.
West Metro
February 23

Charles 'Charlie' Hughes, the artist behind classic fonts and logos, dies at 86

You may not realize it, but it’s likely that you’re in the presence of Charlie Hughes’ work every day. Perhaps it’s at the supermarket when…
Minneapolis
February 10

Bill Kuross, a tennis and squash star and championship Mpls. high school coach, dies at 87

Bill Kuross, a tennis and squash star who helped coach Washburn High School to a city conference championship in football in the 1960s, was known as much for his approachability as for his skills on both field and court.
West Metro
February 7

Hennepin County looks to increase staff to prosecute, investigate sex trafficking

Funds sought to beef up county attorney's, sheriff's offices.
Don't Miss
January 20

After 7 years, an Edina police dog has gone on his last patrol

Blade the K-9 retired last month and is now living with longtime partner Jason Behr. Both are getting used to their new roles.
West Metro
January 18

Dog-chew holder, water bowl are at heart of Edina firm's patent lawsuit

Accusations and counteraccusations fly between Pawabunga and inventor.
West Metro
January 12

U professor and former chief ethics lawyer to George W. Bush questions Donald Trump's ethics

Richard Painter, former counsel to Bush, makes a plea for transparency.
West Metro
January 7

West metro briefs: Hennepin County cities, schools receive $1.8M in sports grants

From new Minneapolis high school fitness centers to a new ice rink in St. Louis Park, schools and cities are benefiting from Hennepin County’s $1.8…
West Metro
December 29, 2016

Plaza, housing and more retail could come to Edina's 50th & France

The city's Housing and Redevelopment Authority has signed off on plans to revamp vacant properties nearby.
West Metro
December 24, 2016
Jesse Martin picked up some beer for New Year's Eve in the Edina Liquor store at 50th & France on New Year's Eve, 2014. Edina-owned liquor stores may experiment with online ordering next year as part of a plan to boost profits.

After drastic revenue loss, Edina Liquor is fighting back

Edina-owned liquor stores may experiment with online ordering and delivery next year as part of a new plan to attract more customers and boost profits.
West Metro
December 11, 2016

Edina woman inspired by climate change to ride bike across U.S.

This ride, she said, would be a chance to talk with people and learn how climate change has affected their communities.
Variety
December 2, 2016

Why stores are better: A traditional experience with Santa and carols

With decorations, Santa and songs, stores offer a traditional experience you can't get online.
South Metro
November 13, 2016

City-owned 'munis' take a nearly $3M hit in liquor profits

City liquor stores hurt by big-box competition.
West Metro
November 7, 2016

Hennepin County shifts child protection mission with new model

As child abuse cases rise, Hennepin County Board is considering plan to prevent it.
West Metro
November 4, 2016

Edina High investigating racist Snapchat, message

Principal says racially charged post was "deeply saddening" and won't be tolerated.
West Metro
October 29, 2016

New 'inclusive' playground opens up in Edina's Rosland Park

A new playground in Edina is designed to be accessible for everyone, regardless of ability.
West Metro
October 26, 2016
The panel was made up of Janice Downing, Henry Crosby, speaking, and P...

Is white privilege real? 'Absolutely it is,' Hopkins panelists say

Panelists discussed diversity, understanding and the need to be an ally.
West Metro
October 17, 2016

Hennepin County's teen birthrates continue to decrease

Birthrate for Hennepin County teens falling faster than state's.
West Metro
October 10, 2016

Hot presidential race spurs record voter registration in Henn. Cty.

More than 740,000 Hennepin County voters have preregistered, breaking 2008's mark of 720,000 preregistered voters.