News & Updates

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Info Meeting For Mainstreet Improvements Is April 1

Before construction begins on the 2015 Mainstreet Improvement project, attend a final informational meeting on April 1 to find out what to expect. More...


Report A Pothole

It is that time of year again! If you would like to report a pothole on a City street, please submit this brief form to the Public Works Department.

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Buy A Brick Before March 31

Leave a lasting impression in Hopkins clock tower plaza through the “Buy A Brick” program. Bricks start at $68 for individuals and benefit the Activity Center. More...

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Attend Blake Road LRT Station Area Workshops In April And May

Mark your calendars and join the City of Hopkins and Blake Road Corridor Collaborative in helping guide the future redevelopment of the Blake Road LRT Station Area. More...

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser For Hunger Is March 24

Make plans to stop by the Arts Center between 11 am and 7 pm on Tuesday, March 24, for the 17th annual Empty Bowls event. More...

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City Makes Fast Electric Car Charging Station Available

A DC Fast Charger has been installed in downtown Hopkins that can charge electric vehicles up to 80% of capacity in as little as 20 minutes. More...

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Registration Begins March 2 For Community Garden Plots

The City provides a community garden area in Valley Park where residents can lease a 20-foot by 20-foot plot. Sign up is on a first come first serve basis. More...

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Work Out The Wiggles At Turf Tots

Turf Tots is a drop-in freeplay program for children up to 5 years old, held every weekday from 9 am to 2 pm. Kids can run and play with equipment provided by the Pavilion. More...

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Shape the Future of Hopkins Parks—Take The Survey Today

From playgrounds and new features to athletic fields and natural areas, we want to hear from you about how you use the parks and what you'd like to see. More...

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Snow Emergencies

When any amount of snowfall occurs, residents should remove vehicles from Hopkins City streets, parking lots, right-of-ways, and the Municipal Parking Ramp. If the snowfall is 2 inches or more...



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    Hopkins, MN 55343

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