An Edina resident is alleging the city of Edina is looking the other way as builders construct homes that don’t follow the city-approved construction plans, to the detriment of residents and quality of life. Ken Potts raised concerns that the city is approving building plans that are inaccurate, that builders then construct homes that don’t [...]
Children’s book author and illustrator Stephen Shaskan draws a picture of a cow saying “wow” for kindergartners Friday, April 11, at Cornelia Elementary School, followed by singing, jumping and dancing. Shaskan spoke to all of Cornelia’s grades throughout the day as part of Cornelia’s fourth annual Spring Into Reading read-a-thon. The read-a-thon raised $10,500 last [...]
Students were learning traditional Anishinaabe beadwork by stitching a pattern bead by bead on a piece of square fabric, as visual artist Julie Kastigar Boada provided help when needed. The session was part of Beneath the Surface, a two-day seminar meant to provide 55 Edina High School students with hands-on learning in literature, art, language, [...]
A legislative town hall meeting is scheduled for Senate District 49. Sen. Melisa Franzen, DFL-Edina, and District 49A Rep. Ron Erhardt, DFL-Edina, will discuss bills passed during the 2014 Legislative session. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Road.
The Edina school district is hosting its inaugural Student Wellness Challenge on April 26. Participants can sign up for one of two free sessions: 9-11 a.m. or 10 a.m. to noon that Saturday at South View Middle School, 4725 Southview Lane. Activities will take place in the gyms and cafeteria. The event is open to [...]