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
November 25

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
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
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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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.
West Metro
May 4
At South View Middle School's Writing Center, 8th grader Emma Hammond...

Edina schools seek $125M to modernize classrooms, instruction

District is asking voters to fund a proposal that calls for adding on to the high school and security and infrastructure improvements.
West Metro
May 1
Khalil Hampton, a student from Eastview High School in Woodbury, led a...

Twin Cities students walk out to join Black Lives Matter protest

Many metro-area high school students walked out of school and were headed for the noon rally at Martin Luther King Park.
March 31

West metro cities seek state funding for special projects

Several west metro cities are at the Minnesota State Capitol this year asking for state aid for several projects — everything from a Lake Minnetonka pier to ice arena renovations in Plymouth.
West Metro
March 13

Edina narrows Grandview concepts, but some neighbors still are hard against it

Opponents are still fighting for the land to be solely for public use but fear the “train has left the station.”
February 24

Pointing to I-35W-494 bottleneck, Dayton officials push for road funds

Cabinet members, suburban leaders press for Dayton proposal to ease traffic at the nation’s 17th worst interchange at 35W and 494.
West Metro
February 20

Edina may change liquor laws to keep up with Minneapolis

Restaurateurs say the city’s food/alcohol formula puts them at a disadvantage.