News & Updates

Legionnaires' Update

As many of you may know, yesterday one person passed away who was in connection with the recent legionnaire's outbreak. On behalf of the Hopkins City Council, Staff and the community as a whole, we want to offer our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of that individual. Please know our thoughts are with you...more.

Press Release: Captain Johnson Promoted to Police Chief for the City of Hopkins

For Release: Immediately
Hopkins, MN., September 21, 2016 – The City of Hopkins announced today that Captain Brent Johnson will be promoted to Hopkins Police Chief. Johnson will be sworn in at the October 18, 2016, City Council meeting...more.

Press Release: Chief Reynolds to Retire from Law Enforcement

For Release: Immediately
Hopkins, MN., September 21, 2016 – The City of Hopkins announced today that Hopkins Police Chief Mike Reynolds will be retiring from law enforcement effective October 14, 2016...more.

Give Local Fundraiser at Pizza Rev

Buy a pizza (or any non-alcoholic menu item) and mention the fundraiser to have 20% of your purchase donated to local programs! Pizza Rev is located at 525 Blake Rd. North.

Sept. 30 - Hopkins Activity Center, Depot and Arts Center

October 27 - Cops N Kids!

October 31- Hopkins Activity Center, Depot and Arts Center

November 30 - Hopkins Activity Center, Depot and Arts Center

Highway 169 Project Updates

Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning a project that will close Highway 169 from January through late September of 2017. Be sure to sign up to receive email updates about the project here.

Press Release: Legionnaires' Disease

Hopkins, MN., September 9, 2016- On the afternoon of September 9, 2016 the City of Hopkins was informed of five cases of Legionnaires’ disease between August 4th and September 1st. The cases involved people who either reside or work within Hopkins...More.

Press Release: Jacob's Trading Company Fire

Hopkins, MN., September 9, 2016 – The Hopkins Fire Department was called to Jacob’s Trading Company...more.

Tickets on Sale for 2016-2017 Season at the Center

View the full line-up of musical talent coming to the Hopkins Center for the Arts this year.

City Improvement Projects Abound in 2016

The City is undertaking a wide variety of improvement projects in 2016. Find out about the most noticeable improvements, what to expect, and when. More...

Hopkins History Center Moving to Mainstreet

Get involved in this historic move into the former Lodge Building at 907 Mainstreet.

Get involved in the Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative

The Hopkins Race & Equity Initiative aims to increase awareness and understanding of race, equity and diversity, and promote community. Check out upcoming HREI events.

Register Now to Vote in General Election

Get ready to vote in the Nov 8 election—register to vote, check if you are registered, and find out more at Register now and save time on Election Day!

Hopkins is a Pollinator Safe City

In commemoration of National Pollinator Week, the Hopkins City Council has approved a resolution endorsing “Pollinator-Safe” policies and procedures.

Serve As An Election Judge

Want to serve your country? Be an election judge! Judges ensure that the voting process goes smoothly and honestly. More...



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