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5K Bee Run/Walk/River Cleanup – April 22

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Minneapolis Boom Island Park Help save our bees and their habitat by participating in a National movement! Join the Great River Coalition for a 5K  Bee Run or Walk, and Earth Day River Clean Up, in the only National Park offering scenic views along the great Mississippi River. Begin the […]

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Water Over the Dam: The Past, Present, and Future of St. Anthony Falls

St. Anthony Falls is the only waterfall on the Mississippi River, the birthplace of Minneapolis and the centerpiece of the St. Anthony Falls Historic District. While the falls is often celebrated as a centerpiece of beauty and history for our City, less recognized are the myriad demands on the water flowing over the falls, including power generation and […]

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MPD 2nd Precinct Advisory Council (2PAC) — Notes from June 2016 Meeting

The June 2PAC meeting focused on our award-winning Parks — with emphasis on the safety and other programming that keep the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) winning awards. Our speakers were MPRB Police Chief Jason Ohotto and the acting MPRB Eastside program director Paul Jaeger. Click “Read More” for (oddly enough) more information. Link to […]

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MPD 2nd Precinct Advisory Council (2PAC) — Notes from February 2016 Meeting

Meeting called to order at 6:10 with 24 in attendance on February 8.   UMPD Chief Matt Clark presented 2-PAC members with a very special Thank You.  The “UMPD Chief’s Distinguished Service Award” is ours for supporting the UMPD as they coordinate with the Second Precinct keeping our University neighbors safe, and for making sure UMPD officers know […]

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