Childhood friends from Edina recycle flowers into bouquets of beauty for seniors

Childhood friends from Edina recycle flowers into bouquets of beauty for seniors

Inspired Their simple mission of giving a gift of recycled flowers has sprouted into a flourishing enterprise. On a cold and snowy day in early February, Laura Hogan and Jill McCarty delivered warmth and a whiff of spring to residents at Wealshire of Bloomington. Hogan and McCarty handed bouquets of vibrant roses, tulips and mums…

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5 New Properties For Sale In The Edina Area

5 New Properties For Sale In The Edina Area

EDINA, MN — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings again and again? With our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can be sure you’re not missing anything. Here’s a handy list of the five newest properties to go up for sale in…

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Sustainable: Energy disclosure ordinance stirs debate

Sustainable: Energy disclosure ordinance stirs debate

The ordinance requires owners of smaller apartment buildings that meter each unit’s energy consumption to submit data to a utility-created portal that will be available in 2021. (Deposit Photos) Minneapolis residents may gain a sense of how much energy will cost when they buy homes and rent apartments if the City Council approves a new…

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Calvin Edward Carlson

Calvin Edward Carlson

Carlson, Calvin Edward 79, of Bella Vista, AR, formerly Edina, MN, passed away peacefully after a long illness on January 10, 2019 surrounded by loved ones. Cal was born on May 5, 1939 to Lorien and Sarah Carlson of Cloquet, MN. His lifelong passion for golf began as a young caddie at Cloquet Country Club,…

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Patricia M. Faustgen

Patricia M. Faustgen

Patricia M. Faustgen Faustgen, Patricia M. Age 88, of Edina passed away January 19th, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Grace; brother, Joe Jr. Survived by niece, Grayce (Mike) Grohovsky; nephews James (Mary Jo), John (Laurie), Joseph (Diane) and Mike (Becky); 12 great-nieces and nephews; 5 great-great-nieces and nephews and life-long friend Dee…

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Edina’s new legislators take their seats

Edina’s new legislators take their seats

Minnesota State Capitol Rep. Heather Edelson Rep. Steve Elkins Sen. Melisa Franzen The new state lawmakers representing Edina will find themselves in a split Legislature as they take on their new roles for the 2019 session. Effective Jan. 8, Rep. Heather Edelson (D-Edina) took over the House District 49A seat as she replaced former Rep.…

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Edina: 5 Local Open Houses Coming Up

Edina: 5 Local Open Houses Coming Up

EDINA, MN — If you’re shopping for a new home, odds are you’ve already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you’ve probably gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the images, you just can’t beat an in-person encounter with the real thing. Ready to start hunting?…

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Joseph Warren Beach

Joseph Warren Beach

Joseph Warren Beach Beach, Joseph Warren Age 75, of Eden Prairie MN, formerly of Edina, passed away on July 3, 2018 from lung cancer and COPD. Son of Dr. Northrop and Carolyn Beach, Joe was a graduate of The Blake Schools 1960, the University of MN 1965 and the University of MN Law School 1968.…

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Back Story: Meet Anne Mavity, affordable housing leader

Back Story: Meet Anne Mavity, affordable housing leader

Anne Mavity became executive director at the Minnesota Housing Partnership in 2017. Past roles have included stints at the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, Corporation for Supportive Housing, and the U.S. House of Representatives’ subcommittee on housing and community development. (Submitted photo: Minnesota Housing Partnership) Anne Mavity is all about getting people involved in the decisions…

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