Arts & Culture

At this 40th annual community volunteer recognition reception, honorees from all around Edina were publically thanked for their volunteer efforts. Mayor Hovland also awarded five individual service commendations. Congratulations to all of the honorees.

Students gather around a traffic light in an engineering class.

Project Lead the Way aims to give real-world science and engineering experience to students.

Every year Edina Magazine spotlights a few high school seniors who stand out in the crowd. This year is no exception. The following young men and women pursue excellence in creative and thoughtful ways. They are good students, athletes, artists and community members.

For many high school juniors, starting a college plan and getting ahead of the curve can be intimidating. It’s one more task to accomplish for students who already have many demands on their time including academics, school activities and social life.

With fall right around the corner, it’s time for students to gear up for the next school year. It can be an exciting and busy time for those finishing high school and focusing on a new chapter in their education.

Time spent with family often creates sweet memories, but for one Edina family it creates sweet maple syrup, too. Jack and Lynne Sullivan are the parents of 11-year-old Emerson and 9-year-old twins Mason and Luke.

Capturing the moment is a photographer’s job, their greatest goal when they focus their lens.

Mayor Jim Hovland has been at the helm of city government in Edina since 2005. Meanwhile, his wife LaRae Ellingson Hovland has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a French teacher in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district.

“I love to entertain and everybody always wants to be in the kitchen,” says Deborah Eckland of Edina, who with her husband Jeff built their Edina home in 1999.

A financial advisor, an advertising executive and a retired football player wear matching shirts and walk into a bar.

Fourth of July celebration fans may remember The 1st John Philip Sousa Memorial Band from their annual performance at Rosland park, but the band’s rich history dates back to 1970, when director Scott Crosbie graduate

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