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
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

Hennepin County's teen birthrates continue to decrease

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

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.
West Metro
August 27
New east Edina segment of Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail running just north of W. 70th St., west of Hwy. 100.

New biking trail to be fast track from Hopkins to south of Mall of America

The portion of the trail in east Edina is to be done by 2017. The west portion, out for bid shortly, should be finished by 2018.
West Metro
August 23

Obituary: Supercentenarian Marion Hunter danced through life

Before Marion Hunter died earlier this month — not long before what would have been her 111th birthday — she attributed her longevity to a…
West Metro
August 4
City Council Member Josh Sprague, left, asked a question of Lee Blons,...

After a decade of study, still no development in Edina's Grandview district

City Council balks at community center's $45 million price tag, adopts transit study that could sway future.
July 29

Edina residents object to winter sports 'theme park' at Braemar

Some residents in Edina's Braemar neighborhood say city is fast-tracking $3 million project with little input.
West Metro
July 27

Edina offers $1,000 reward in park vandalism incidents

The Edina Crime Prevention Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of those responsible for recent vandalism at…
West Metro
July 2

Totally tubular in Edina: City looks at adding outdoor winter sports at Braemar

The Park Board is studying adding a winter sports area at Braemar Golf Course with trails and slopes.
West Metro
June 17

In wake of tragedy, Minnesota boats must now have CO detectors

As Minnesota's celebrated boating season ramps up this month, one Edina family's loss has propelled them to lead a small but sweeping change to the state's big boating industry.
West Metro
June 4

After bitter debate between Edina residents and officials, sidewalks get some love

Residents successfully petition to for sidewalks on two streets, a development one official called "rather refreshing."
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.
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.
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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.