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Ukasha Daka

Ukasha Dakane has been an Edina resident for seven years.

Throughout the year, Edina event planners are hard at work preparing for some of Edina’s favorite summer events.

After trying track and field in middle school, Levi Severson never stopped running. He continued the sport in high school and participated in cross-country along with track and field during his entire college career at the University of St. Thomas.

One never knows what can be found inside a box of cereal. Mini cartoon characters. Parachuting army men. Silly stickers. Max Peichel, 16, of Edina found something truly valuable—a passion for racing cars.

Since Brosius arrived in 1997, CTC has become such a part of the Twin Cities arts culture that it might be difficult to find someone it hasn’t affected.

At age 17, Saumya Mangalick is already a strong advocate for human rights. This Edina High School senior was awarded the Edina Human Rights & Relations Commission Tom Oye award for her work with the organization Girl Up Edina.  She is the youngest recipient of this award.

Every year Cornelia Elementary School invites a volunteer educator into its second-grade class. Meet Mary Hedges, yogurt scientist and Edina Public Schools volunteer of the year.

Students who act as team managers for high school sports take on a lot of responsibility. They provide crucial support to coaches as well as players.

Edina native Maureen Koets has received a Fulbright scholarship grant and will be using it to teach abroad.

Summer Stieglbauer of Edina is the 2016-17 winner of the Youth Thrive Award, receiving $500 from the Southdale YMCA Service Clu

From farm to mill to suburb, Edina has a proud history, and Frank R. Cardarelle saw much of it happen. As a lifelong Edina resident, community volunteer and local surveyor, history is a common thread in Cardarelle’s life.

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