Community

Neighborhood crime is never an easy fix. But the Edina Crime Prevention Fund has been encouraging resolutions and relief for the past 47 years. After a 1969 home invasion, information about the crime was scarce without some sort of incentive.

St. Thomas Academy senior Brendan Quinlan was named Cadet Colonel for the class of 2016; he’s the 108th Cadet Colonel in school history.

Springing directly out of the women’s suffrage movement, the League of Women Voters of Edina, founded in 1920 during the National American Women Suffrage Association Convention, has certainly stood the test of time.

Edina is full of rich history. In charge of recognizing and preserving that history is the Edina Heritage Preservation Board. In 2003, the board decided to keep citizens aware of the community’s preservation efforts with the Edina Heritage Award.

When the Edina Hornets baseball team faced the Jefferson Jaguars at Braemar Field on an April afternoon in 2015, photographer Bryan C. Singer was there. Singer once played for the Hornets and knows other former players who are now coaches or have kids in the program.

Becky Parkin once lived two blocks from Centennial Lakes Park in Edina and would often walk around the park with her Canon Rebel T2i camera in hand. Parkin is an amateur photographer who enjoys capturing enchanting nature scenes.

Edina-based lawn irrigation company IrriGreen was a finalist in the 16th annual Tekne Awards.

Edina Goes Down Under (pictured above)
Paul, Peter, Doug and Kathleen Seim in Australia in August 2015 at the Sydney Harbor across from the famous Sydney Opera House.

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