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.
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.
Law-enforcement vehicles congregated in an Edina neighhorhood Saturday to investigate an officer-involved shooting at a condominium. One resident described on Twitter hearing “17 shots fired in our condo building.”
The border between Edina and Minneapolis may be safer, but it’s also uglier. That’s what residents along Xerxes Avenue S. say about the “bump-outs” installed on the street last fall by Hennepin County. An engineer admits the barriers are “not physically attractive” but says they are effective.