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River Hub: News from the Minneapolis Riverfront

Our weekly digest of news relating to the Minneapolis Riverfront, in collaboration with The Great River Coalition:


Scandal on the Water Front - The Theater of Public History!
Come hear stories from guests Penny Peterson, author of "Minneapolis Madams" and Iric Nathansen, author of "Minneapolis in the 20th Century".

Learn about the scandalous history of Minneapolis along the waterfront. Former Mayor “Doc” Ames had a corrupt and dangerous administration, but was it fun? What was it like when Madams once held influence over the Governor? Plus improv comedy!

‘It Smells Dangerous’: Whistleblower Tips Off MPCA About Northern Metals Violation

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking the courts to immediately get involved after a Northern Metal Recycling employee said the company altered its pollution control equipment readings.

Mississippi Park Connection Newsletter
The Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 print newsletter is hitting the stands in a few weeks. Sign-up to have a copy delivered to your front door…

Plant for the Future
As the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area’s urban canopy faces increasing pressure from invasive pests, a changing climate, and challenges with regeneration, Mississippi Park Connection is committed to building resilience in our urban forests.

At Pig's Eye Lake, officials split over using artificial islands to boost ecology
Wind across the shallow lake in St. Paul’s remote southeast corner stirs sediment in the water, blocking sunlight and preventing vegetation from taking root. Under the surface, carp root along the bottom, exacerbating the problem.

Save the Date - My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall's Story - Family Day
Using natural and found materials guests can make their own images of St. Anthony Falls and the Minneapolis riverfront milling district during a family day that celebrates the new exhibit "My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall's Story."

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