Heritage Award honors historic preservation efforts in Edina

Heritage Award honors historic preservation efforts in Edina

The Edina Heritage Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Heritage Award. The Heritage Award is given to a local business, person or neighborhood for a commitment to preserving, rehabilitating or restoring a historical place in Edina. “The city awards the Heritage Preservation Award to celebrate the work that is being done to preserve…

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Shoreview launches trio of affordable housing programs

Shoreview launches trio of affordable housing programs

Shoreview leaders want to make sure families of modest means can afford to live in their city. So the largely middle-class east metro suburb is launching a trio of efforts to foster more affordable housing. Shoreview’s new first-time home buyer assistance program offers up to $15,000 in financial help to income-qualifying individuals and families. It…

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Edina’s newest council member begins political career at age 70

Edina’s newest council member begins political career at age 70

Ron Anderson is settling into his new role as an Edina City Council member, but at the age of 70, he’s not settling down. Anderson took office to begin 2019 after emerging as the top vote-getter among six candidates last November, campaigning on a promise to “pump the brakes on runaway development.” Having not served…

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Mary Michalik Mickelson

Mary Michalik Mickelson

Mickelson, Mary Michalik 97, of Edina, died on Feb 25, 2019. Mary was born Dec 31, 1921 in Mpls, MN, her family later moved to Wisconsin where she would meet Palmer and they would marry on May 13, 1944. Mary worked for Honeywell until her retirement. Preceded in death by her husband, Palmer Mickelson; parents,…

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Barbara J. (Mullin) Herbers

Barbara J. (Mullin) Herbers

Herbers, Barbara J. (Mullin) Age 80, of Edina, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 17. Barb was known for her kindness, generosity, and friendly personality. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Martin, brother Richard Mullin and twin grandsons, Jonathan & Isaiah Herbers. Survived by children Jennifer (Todd) Spychala, Thomas, Robert and Julie Herbers;…

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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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