News & Updates

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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...


Future LRT Users: Give Input On Bike Facilities

We want to know how you might travel to get to a future light rail transit station near you. Will you travel by bike? Take the survey from Hennepin County.

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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 (Begins February 26)

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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2014: A Year of Accomplishments

If you missed the State of the City event on January 29, take a look at the City's 2014 Annual Report for a look at the accomplishments from the past year.


Register For Indoor Soccer Opportunities At The Pavilion

Kick the late winter blues during turf season at the Hopkins Pavilion. Register for youth soccer clinics or adult soccer league. More...

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Beware: Freezing Temperatures Bring Auto Thieves

For your protection against having your vehicle stolen, City ordinance prohibits a person from leaving their vehicle running, unlocked and unattended. 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...


Water Service Line Coverage Solicitations

Some Hopkins residents have received letters from companies who are selling water service line protection coverage. The City strongly advises you to thoroughly research the need to do so. More...



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    Hopkins, MN 55343

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