Fire damages unit in multifamily building

, March 2, 2015 | Posted in Public Safety

The Edina Fire Department was called to the 3400 block of Heritage Drive at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, after receiving an alert from a fire alarm. Fire crews arrived to discover flames showing from inside a building’s laundry room. …
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Body Worn Cameras

, February 23, 2015 | Posted in Scott Neal

Yes, they’re coming.  Body Work Cameras (BWC) on Police Officers will almost certainly be part of our future in America.  The arc of technology and a general mistrust in government are bending in the same direction with BWC being a …
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Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge

, February 19, 2015 | Posted in Public Safety

Recall Summary Name of Product: Kidde plastic valve disposable fire extinguishers Hazard: A faulty valve component can cause the disposable fire extinguishers not to fully discharge when the lever is repeatedly pressed and released during a fire emergency, posing a …
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, February 18, 2015 | Posted in Scott Neal

I like this article from the February 18 edition of American City & County magazine entitled “Play school“. The article talks about how and why city planners (a term used loosely enough to apply to anyone interested in or working …
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Prevent Fire Hazards and Test Carbon Monoxide Detectors

, February 17, 2015 | Posted in Public Safety

The Edina Fire-Rescue & Inspections Department encourages residents to practice safe use of alternate heating sources and to test their carbon monoxide detectors. According to Fire Inspector Brian Hanrahan, people turn to alternate forms of heat during the winter to …
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Case Closed

, February 16, 2015 | Posted in Scott Neal

In 2014 the City Council approved a couple of key regulatory changes for former TCF Bank location on W. 66th Street (across from Southdale Center mall) that would allow the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative to buy the property and convert …
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The Putting Zone at the Braemar Golf Dome is Now Open!

, February 9, 2015 | Posted in Braemar Golf Course

Construction on the new custom Putting Zone at the Braemar Golf Dome is complete. Golfers can practice their putting technique on the brand new synthetic grass system that looks and reacts just like a real grass putting green, but during the winter. Green …
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Reading Material

, February 5, 2015 | Posted in Scott Neal

Here’s an excerpt from an email that I received yesterday: Dear Scott, Its time to renew your free subscription [link removed] to Work Truck Magazine, serving the needs of light and medium duty truck, van, and suv fleet managers in commercial, …
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Construction Begins at Braemar Golf Course

, February 3, 2015 | Posted in Braemar Golf Course

Construction on the Braemar Clubhouse and Tin Fish restaurant has begun! Here are some renderings of what the space will look like once construction is expected to be complete in April. Make sure to check back often for construction updates on the Club House, …
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New Hope

, February 3, 2015 | Posted in Scott Neal

Ray Kmetz brought a shotgun into the New Hope City Hall last week and fired it at a group of Police Officers.  They returned fire and, pursuant to their training, killed him.  Several police officers were injured in the shooting, but …
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