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
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.
Variety
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."
West Metro
August 8, 2015
Police investigated a midmorning shooting Saturday at the Windwood Condominiums in Edina.

Man shot by police at Edina condo complex is critically hurt

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."
West Metro
July 7, 2015

Mpls.-owned land looks set to go to Edina, St. Louis Park for dog park

An informal dog park on the southwestern border of Minneapolis appears set to change hands. Officials in Edina and St. Louis Park said Monday that…
West Metro
July 3, 2015

Suspicious fire damages H&M store in Edina

A fire Friday morning at the H&M store in Edina’s Southdale Center caused smoke and water damage, but no injuries. The fire, on the store’s…
West Metro
June 20, 2015
Before the bump-outs, Xerxes Avenue S. resident Maureen Fitzgerald said she felt like cars were brushing her elbows when she mowed her lawn, which extends to the road.

Edina residents give street bump-outs a thumbs down

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.
West Metro
June 5, 2015

What's a woonerf? Edina's Grandview project may provide the answer

City nixes office towers but embraces the "living yard."
West Metro
June 3, 2015

Mystery plane that circled Twin Cities was part of secret FBI fleet

The flight path and ownership records of the plane in Minneapolis made it conspicuous to aviation buffs.
Stage & Arts
May 26, 2015

One fair lady is the featured work of art at Edina Art Fair

Kristi Abbott's portrait 'Cassidy' is the featured work at the vibrant and popular festival.
West Metro
May 8, 2015

Edina youth housing project gets more than $1 million in local funding

Affordable-housing project for homeless youth secures seed money from local sources.
West Metro
May 6, 2015

Edina voters approve $125 million bond measure to renovate schools

Owners of a $400,000 home would pay $299 more per year to help modernize classrooms and expand high school.