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stretching at gym

For many, ringing in the new year means getting rid of old lifestyle habits. Following the bountiful holiday season, a time when channeling your healthiest self can be tough, many new diet fads and fitness regimens can seem daunting.

For 40 years, Edina has been home to some of the most athletic kids in the country. The Edina Soccer Association, the force behind more than 1,400 kids getting outside in the summer, is a bit of a local treasure.

Students in Edina swim programs have been known to quickly go from zero to 100 in terms of skill.

You can call the Edina Dance Team a number of things: hard working, talented, determined. But whatever you do, don’t call them the Hornettes.

Edina resident Roy Smalley, a 13-season major league baseball player (including nine seasons with the Minnesota Twins), hasn’t completely left the game.

Try to find one person in Edina without a hockey story—and good luck. It won’t be long before you’re pulled into a story about this game, that game, hat tricks and five holes.

The Minnesota high school hockey season is well underway, and the Edina Hornets are seeking a state championship title for the third year in a row.

For the first time since 1994, Edina High School wrestlers will hit the mat as Hornets.

One of my favorite things about fall is football. I look forward to lazing on the sofa with the family on Sunday afternoons to watch the Minnesota Vikings play.

Retired NFL player and Minnesota Viking Ben Leber is tackling a growing career—he works in broadcasting, speaks locally about youth athletics and enjoys family life at home in Edina.

Some of the great exhibitions at the Edina Historical Society stem from curious museum visitors. Folks drop in to learn more about the community or reminisce, and occasionally ask to see historical artifacts related to specific time periods, events or people.

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