Health & Wellness

Tom Nevers, Nick Kennedy and Steve Calvert are former Edina High School baseball players who now dedicate time, energy and resources to developing young Edina athletes (all also get compensated to coach).

Imagine standing outdoors on a sunny day beneath a sky darkened by billions of passenger pigeons. These birds seemed infinite to Native Americans and amazing to European explorers.

This month, a new two-faced, 16-foot-tall clock will be installed near the front entrance of the Hughes Pavilion at Centennial Lakes Park.

Lace up your running shoes and hit the trail.

Edina public school kindergartners will have access to full days of instruction this fall. An adjustment period is normal for many youngsters experiencing full-day school for the first time.

Miriam Barber Judd led a remarkable life. The wife of Dr. Walter Judd, a medical missionary who became a congressman, Miriam raised three daughters while her husband pursued his various careers.

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.

Fun for families with children can be found at Edina Art Fair’s Kid Zone.

For one weekend every June, artists and city residents converge on 50th & France for the nationally ranked Edina Art Fair.

Nick Landon works on a piece of clay art. Classes at Edina Art Center introduce children to a variety of media and techniques.

What are your kiddos up to this summer? Hopefully they’re enjoying a well-deserved break from the classroom, hanging out with friends, enjoying the great outdoors and brushing up on their ice-cream-eating expertise.

Mike Grube, PGA professional and adaptive golf league volunteer, at the Braemar Golf Dome.

If you head over to Braemar Golf Course on a Friday in May or June, you will find an inspiring group of 60 golfers and volunteers—all thanks to an Edina golf instructor, the late Larry Nelson.

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