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 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.
West Metro
August 27, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016
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.
Local
July 29, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016

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.