The man who was stopped by police said incident could have ended much differently
The League of Women Voters of Minneapolis and the West Metro Alliance of LWV are sponsoring primary election candidate debates for both the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidates for the Congressional District 5 race. The other major parties do not have a contested primary.
Affordable Housing Manager Stephanie Hawkinson will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about affordable housing 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 15.
The city of Edina and 50th & France Business & Professional Association will host a dedication of “Seeds of Change” artwork created by members of the Black Student Union at Edina High School and young community artists. The event will be held noon Sunday, July 12, at the fountain in …
The financial ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic seem to know no boundaries, as businesses, schools and nonprofits all feel the symptoms.
Baseball and softball appear to be heading back to games, with appropriate precautions, while summertime hockey, basketball and other youth and adult sports try to return to play.
The next county commissioner for Hennepin County’s District 6 will face the twin challenges of heightened tensions surrounding racial justice following the killing of George Floyd and tightening budgets due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As an Edina executive order requiring masks in indoor public spaces took effect July 6, Mayor Jim Hovland announced a “significant increase of COVID-19 cases amongst our youngest residents” that is part of a recent spike in the city.
In lieu of the large traditional Fourth of July parade that had to be skipped this year due to COVID-19, neighborhoods across Edina staged smaller kids' parades to celebrate Independence Day. Encouraged by an Edina Fourth of July Committee that distributed parade kits for the occasion, those…
After participating in last year’s Bloomington Leadership Program, I became a part of its alumni group that was formed to look for ways to become more involved with the community.
After a cooling period, city leaders are again discussing the future of the former public works site in Edina’s Grandview District.
The city of Edina is offering “reimagined” recreation activities this summer to welcome residents back to local parks and recreation after closures related to COVID-19.
A piece of rope that appeared to be tied in the shape of a noose was found in a Black firefighter’s locker at a Bloomington fire station, and the FBI has been asked to investigate the incident.
The Fred Richards Park Master Plan has received the Honor Award in Design (Unbuilt) from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Minneapolis-based landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm Confluence completed the master plan in 2017, when it was a…
After being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Edinborough Park’s pool and track, 7700 York Ave S., was reopened to members and association partners June 23. The facility will remain closed to the general public until further notice.
It was all hands on deck Thursday, June 25 as Bloomington Gold and Blue Legion Post 550 baseball programs met at Red Haddox Field to prepare Bloomington’s crown jewel baseball facility ahead of live baseball set to start the week of July 6.
By the end of a special Edina City Council meeting June 29, Mayor Jim Hovland was planning to sign a proclamation requiring people to wear face coverings indoors where 6-foot social distancing can't be practiced.
This past spring, as the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic became clear, anyone planning a big event for the summer had a difficult decision to make: cancel, reschedule, or come up with a safe alternative.
The Edina City Council will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Monday, June 29, to discuss a possible citywide masking policy and legal strategy regarding a lawsuit over a tobacco ordinance.
A 50-year-old Bloomington man was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct, accused of sexual assault involving a woman he met through a dating website.
The foundation of the Rotary Club of Edina recently awarded a grant of $2,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to helping children and adults with muscular dystrophy and related diseases.
A group gathered in a southeast Bloomington neighborhood is accused of assaulting a 14-year-old Bloomington boy and taking his necklace.
The Edina City Council has charged the city’s Human Rights & Relations Commission with leading a community conversation about issues surrounding race and policing.
After staying closed this spring to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and comply with state orders, the putting course and Scottish Links Putting Green at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S., are back open as permitted under Gov. Tim Walz’s Executive Order 20-74.