MPRB: Hiawatha Golf Course Update

  Hiawatha Golf Course update In late November, the MPRB’s consultant installed monitoring devices at several locations on the golf course property to collect data related to groundwater conditions and to aid in measuring volumes of water pumped from the property into Lake Hiawatha. However, almost immediately upon installation of those devices Minneapolis experienced an…

Mississippi Watershed Management Organization – Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Your Blueprint for Clean Water at Home Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 — 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. North Metro Community Home and Garden Show Learn how to transform your yard into a beautiful, eco-friendly landscape. Join us at 1:30 p.m. for a presentation on methods to capture, clean and reuse stormwater runoff in…

City of Minneapolis – Daily Digest Bulletin

Homegrown Minneapolis is a citywide initiative  expanding our community’s ability to grow, process,  distribute, eat and compost more healthy, sustainable,  locally grown foods. January 21, 2016 Minneapolis 2016 Garden Lease Program The City of Minneapolis is inviting requests to lease vacant City lots for community gardens and market gardens during 2016. There are approximately 55 parcels…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS): South High student films go to the big screen – February 1, Free Admission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 25, 2016 MEDIA CONTACTS:                Lisa Ramirez Public Relations Coordinator, South High School 612.668.4407 Lisa.Ramirez@mpls.k12.mn.us South High student films go to the big screen MINNEAPOLIS – Documentaries produced by South High seniors will get a cinematic debut Monday, Feb. 1, 4:30–6:30 p.m., at the Riverview Theater. Audiences will be treated to eight…

February 2016 News and Events from Commissioner Linda Higgins

  FEBRUARY 2016 IN THIS ISSUE Top stories Board news Events WORKING AT HENNEPIN COUNTY Hennepin County is a great place to work! Browse open positions or sign up to receive job notification emails from the county. Browse current library openings. AARP Tax help AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those…

Hennepin County Attorney’s Office: Tax Preparer pleads guilty in $1.6 million tax fraud, plus more news

January 26.2016 CONTACT INFO Michael O. Freeman Hennepin County Attorney 300 S. Sixth St. Minneapolis, MN  55487 612-348-5550 citizeninfo@hennepin.us www.hennepinattorney.org Find us on Facebook IN THIS ISSUE Tax preparer pleads guilty in $1.6 million tax fraud National Stalking Awareness Month Harper pleads guilty to killing son, sentenced to 40 years in prison OUR MISSION We…

MPRB acquires key connection along North Minneapolis riverfront

Above the Falls Regional Park MPRB agrees to purchase key connection along North Minneapolis riverfront Land sits in between North Mississippi Regional Park and Upper Harbor Terminal At its Jan. 20, 2016 meeting, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) of Commissioners authorized a purchase agreement for the acquisition of 4022 ½ Washington Ave. N…

MPRB: Metropolitan Council sewer improvements near Lake Harriet

Sewer Line Improvements Metropolitan Council Sewer Improvements near Lake Harriet The Metropolitan Council will be working to remove and replace a half-block stretch of sewer pipe on 47th Street between Washburn Avenue and Vincent Avenue South beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27. This work must be completed during the winter when seasonal flooding risks are minimal and…

MPS-Media Advisory – Spelling Bee – January 28

Media advisory. M-E-D-I-A A-D-V-I-S-O-R-Y. MINNEAPOLIS – Come join the fun this Thursday as Minneapolis fifth- through eighth-graders vie for the (unofficial) title of best speller ever at the 2016 Minneapolis Public Schools District Spelling Bee. Students from more than 40 schools will come together to show their skills and compete with peers districtwide. The winner…