Writer Bios


Angela Johnson is a writer, reader, thinker and speaker with one daily goal: to live a useful life, content but never complacent. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals and she is a 2012 finalist in The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series for creative prose. As editor of Edina Magazine, Angela loves to develop informative stories about the many interesting and inspiring local personalities, artists, educators, entrepreneurs and volunteers. When Angela isn’t writing or reading, she loves to laugh with her friends, make memories with her children and hold hands with her husband. Email Angela your story ideas or feedback!


Edina baseball players celebrate.
This submission to our annual Images of Edina photo contest captured the joy of youth sports.
Serge + Jane
After years in corporate retail, local couple Casey and Jamie Carl decided to open their own shop, Serge + Jane.
A home remodeled by City Homes
When one local couple couldn't find what they were looking for on the housing market, they bought a rambler in Edina and enlisted City Homes to remodel it for "right-size" living.
Heather and Brad Fox, owners of Fox Homes and Foxwell and stars of HGTV's "Stay or Sell"
Discover a new locally owned home décor shop.
Hand-dyed yarn from Wool + Timber
Fiber artist pursues an unintended business venture.
A boy shoots a basketball at Cornelia Field Day
Local photographer shoots and scores.
A variety of coffee drinks from Rustica Bakery
Acclaimed Twin Cities bakery and café comes to Southdale Center.
Beth Swanson receives her Connecting with Kids award from the Edina Community Foundation
Edina’s Connecting with Kids program aspires to recognize adults in the community who contribute to the growth and wellbeing of local youth.