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4 Things To Do: Log Rolling, Fringe Festival, Bachman's Birthday & More

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From the lake to the stage, here is a look at four things to check out this weekend in the Twin Cities. 180 more words


WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Aug. 1)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s August, and the weekend started off great with a #Top10WxDay! With all the humidity cleared out of the Twin Cities, it was a great weekend to get outdoors. 336 more words

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Minne The Lake Creature Leaves Lake Calhoun For The Season

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with Minneapolis parks say Minnesotans gave a little too much love to Minne the Lake Creature, the 13-foot-tall fiber glass water monster that floated in Lake Calhoun this summer up until Wednesday. 201 more words


Lake Creature pulled from Calhoun because people were climbing on it

Minne – the lake creature who spends its summer floating in Minneapolis waters – has proven to be too popular among some lakegoers, whose heavy-handed treatment of the sculpture has left it in need of repairs. 311 more words


Opposing a Name Change for Lake Calhoun‏

The following letter, opposing a name change for Lake Calhoun, was sent to MPRB Commissioner Anita Tabb on July 15, 2015 from Lawrence Salzman, Commodore of the Calhoun Yacht Club and the Director of the Sailing School.  408 more words

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Activists Rally Against Arctic Drilling At Lake Calhoun

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People against drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean hit waterways from coast-to-coast Saturday, including here in the Twin Cities.

It’s a movement called “kayaktivism.” It began last May in Seattle, where people came together to protest Shell Oil’s plan to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean. 95 more words


Hennepin County Memorandum about Renaming Lake Calhoun

Park Watch has obtained a copy of a memorandum outlining the legal process that could be used in the effort to rename Lake Calhoun.  This memorandum was mentioned in a Star Tribune story by Eric Roper that was referred to in an earlier post– … 12 more words