To the editor: I give Mayor Jim Hovland and the progressive (as in forward-looking) members of the Edina City Council credit for putting Edina on the top of my list of communities to consider in a move back to Minnesota. What I see in your vision is a breath of fresh air from the narrow […]

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To the editor: Anything our city can do to improve access to and from schools from our main thoroughfares would greatly improve the safety of our kids. There are many that are “leery” of the sidewalk plan only because there is a gross misunderstanding of what this plan entails. Neighbors that I have spoken with […]

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To the editor: I hope you will print my letter showing a different view of the letter to the editor (“We’re disappointed disgruntled people are suing the city,” Nov. 13). When we were 21 years old, my husband and I lived in a 50-year-old efficiency apartment. In order to sleep, we had to pull out […]

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To the editor: As a 55-plus-year resident of Edina who just endured a scheduled two-month road renovation that stretched to five (which, thankfully, somehow avoided new sidewalks), I am shocked by the arrogance and disingenuous conduct of my mayor and city council on the issue of sidewalks in Edina. Despite documented 70 percent and 90 […]

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By Katherine Bass Guest Columnist Bring to mind an 8-year-old you love. Now think of an 80-year-old you care about. For me, I think about my two young kids, my aging mother and my sister living with disabilities – all Edina residents. For different reasons, their worlds might be smaller than yours or mine. Nevertheless, […]

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