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During March, Edina families were asked to stay home to help keep people safe from the coronavirus. Before a stricter statewide mandate took effect, Molly Andresen and Hillary Wallace teamed up to photograph families on the front steps of their homes.

Since July 2013, Chuck & Don’s has teamed up with Minnesota’s Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) to ensure that all pets receive the medical care they need for the best quality of life. Once a month, MN SNAP parks a mobile unit at a Chuck & Don’s location.

Community supported agriculture groups (CSAs), are a great way to support local farmers and the economy.

In late 2016 or early 2017, a community solar garden will be installed on the roof of the Edina Public Works building. Cooperative Energy Futures was awarded this site by the City of Edina in the fall of 2015, making Edina the first city to have a city-hosted solar garden in Minnesota.

Sara McLenighan of Edina sent us this photo featuring eight Edina families traveling together on spring break in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. No worries here.

Blitz, an Edina police department K-9 officer, is safer than ever before thanks to Vested Interest in K9s Inc., a nonprofit organization created to help protect K-9s in the line of duty.

Competition was stiff this year for the annual Images of Edina Photo Contest, but after the dust settled, the judges picked the winning images in five categories: Business, Education, People & Community, Places in Edina,  and Plants & Animals/Nature.

Minnesota State Fair-goers love the Great Minnesota Get-Together. They especially love leaving with goodie bags and bellies full. Some Edina residents leave the Minnesota State Fair with ribbons in hand, thanks to their contest-placing baked goods and arts and crafts.

This story begins with a tweet in January by Edina High School student Emma Bonthius, now a senior. Her message: “Today Katie Dickey’s amazing super-mom is entering brain surgery. Please pray for her and her family to give her the strength to fight this battle.

The Clarkowski, Svenningsen, Kalgreen and Hamilton families, all from Edina, have a blast in the British Virgin Islands.

Cake by the Ocean

David Murphy began to take photography seriously during a safari in Africa 20 years ago. This self-taught amateur, who’s completed online coursework through KelbyOne and who regularly reads photography books and magazines, has had several of his photos published.

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Thursday, June 18
[Arts & Performance]
UK trio GoGo Penguin (pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner) have been hailed as the “Radiohead of British Jazz”,
Tuesday, September 15
[Arts & Performance]
The Ordway is excited to announce that the performance of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 7:30pm.