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Restored Posts: Makwa Club, Toboggans, Building Restrictions, Parkways

In response to requests and my own whimsy I have restored several posts to these pages today.

I restored one post at the request of author Joe McAleer, whom I met through these pages. 331 more words

Minneapolis Parks: General

Minnesota DNR OK's Lake Calhoun Name Change To Bde Maka Ska

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — At least so far as Minnesota is concerned, Lake Calhoun will no longer be called that.

While it still needs to go through more steps for the change to be recognized at the federal level, the movement to change the name of Lake Calhoun to its original Dakota name of Bde Maka Ska is one step closer to fulfilling that goal. 461 more words


Residents File Suit To Block Lake Calhoun Name Change

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of Minneapolis residents has filed a legal action to block changing the name of Lake Calhoun.

Hennepin County leaders want to drop the 1800s-era name that honors former vice president, senator and slavery supporter John Calhoun. 110 more words


Group Says Lake Calhoun Was Named After A Different Calhoun

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group seeking to ensure that the name for Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis stays as-is claim that the lake wasn’t even named after the slavery supporter John C. 501 more words


'Lola's On The Lake' Approved For Lake Calhoun In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new dining experience will be lakeside in Minneapolis this summer.

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Wednesday night approved a proposal from Lola’s Cafe for “Lola’s on the Lake” to take over the food pavilion at Lake Calhoun. 74 more words


Board Of Commissioners Votes In Favor Of Changing Lake Calhoun's Name

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners voted 4-3 Tuesday in favor of changing Lake Calhoun’s name to its Dakota original — Bde Maka Ska. 124 more words


Committee Approves Petition To Change Lake Calhoun's Name, 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County Administration Committee has approved a petition to change the name of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.

It was a close vote of 4-3 in favor of changing the name. 124 more words