News & Updates

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Hydrant Flushing

Public Works utility crews will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community from April 14-May 2. Flushing hydrants may cause some water discoloration problems. More...

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World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade

Monday, March 17. The parade begins at 4:30 pm at the American Legion, 10 12th Ave S, and will end at the Elks Lodge, on 8th Ave S. Everyone is welcome.

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Temporary Winter Parking Restrictions

In order to ensure emergency vehicle access on Hopkins streets, temporary winter parking restrictions in residential areas will begin at 1 am on Monday, March 10. The restrictions are as follows: parking will not be permitted on the odd side of Hopkins roadways. These restrictions will remain in place until April 25 unless they can be cancelled sooner. Violators will be issued a $42 parking ticket. Questions? Ask the City.

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Fight Hunger at Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Attend the 16th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday, March 11 from 11 am–7 pm at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Eat a meal of soup and bread and make a free will donation. More…

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Home Remodeling Fair is February 23

The West Metro Home Remodeling Fair will feature a tremendous line-up of seminars and mini-demonstrations for the do-it-yourselfer. There will be a variety of exhibitors for remodeling. More…

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Citizens Academy

The Citizens Academy is a five-week course starting Thursday, April 3 designed to give you a look into City departments and programs. The sessions, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, are interactive, fun and informative. More…

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Save Energy in 2014

Home Energy Squad Enhance visits will be available to Hopkins’ residents at a discounted rate in 2014 thanks to a new partnership with the City and the Center for Energy and Environment. More…

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State of the City/Taste of Hopkins

The 2014 State of the City/Taste of Hopkins will be held on Wednesday, February 5 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. State of the City will start at 6 PM. Taste of Hopkins will begin at 5 PM. More…

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Free Home Fire Inspection

The Hopkins Fire Department is offering free home fire safety surveys and home safety education. You will also receive a free fire extinguisher and smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. More…

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Free Fall Leaf/Yard Waste Pick Up

If there are no large snow falls in the next two weeks, the free fall leaf/yard waste bag pick-up will continue through November 21, and an additional pickup day for certain neighborhoods. More…

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Election Day Results

The results of the November 5 City Council and School Board elections will be available on the Secretary of State’s website after the polls close at 8 pm and ballots have been counted. More…

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Snow Emergencies

If a snowfall is 2+ inches, a snow emergency may be declared. As soon as the announcement is made, residents must remove vehicles from restricted locations. Call 952-939-1399. More…

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Election Day is November 5

Mark your calendars for the November 5 general election. On the ballot: the Mayor, two Council Members, three seats on the Hopkins School Board, and two School District referenda. More…

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City Council Candidate Forum

Watch the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum on Thursday, October 10.
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Hopkins Farmers' Market

The Hopkins Farmers' Market ends October 26. Only two more chances to buy fresh produce at the Market located just north of Downtown Park on 9th Avenue. More…

Contacts

  • City Hall
    952-935-8474
    1010 1st St S
    Hopkins, MN 55343

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