The Yancey family was one of several pioneer Black families who settled in the area that would later become Edina after the wake of the American Civil War in 1865.
On February 18, the city of Edina witnessed the return of a familiar face. After a short stint as Eden Prairie’s assistant fire chief, Tom Schmitz, an 18-year veteran of the Edina fire department, was named Edina’s new fire chief.
For one weekend every June, artists and city residents converge on 50th & France for the nationally ranked Edina Art Fair.
As human beings are visually driven creatures, it is no surprise that more and more clothing and home goods shops are flocking to the social media platform Instagram.
Subhash and Udayan Mitra are as close as brothers can be in their Calcutta neighborhood in post-partition India. In the late 1960s, their paths diverge as Subhash leaves for graduate school in Rhode Island and Udayan stays behind, becoming involved in the Maoist Naxalite movement.
Ever since its first appearance on Edina’s landscape in the late 1960s, Pentagon Park hasn’t filled all its potential space.
Edina Rotary Club members and guests enjoy a December holiday dinner. All photos by Angela Johnson.
This spring, a new class of college graduates will enter the professional world. Edina residents Sandra Davis, founder of MDA Leadership Consulting, and Fritz Corrigan, former CEO and president of Mosaic Company, have committed to help these graduates become leaders.
Lights, camera, success! Evan Kail and Tomas Aksamit are 2007 graduates of Edina High School who teamed up and turned their movie-making dreams into reality.