Lake Calhoun

'Bde Maka Ska': Minneapolis Park Board Adds Dakota Name To Lake Calhoun SignsThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will add placards bearing the Dakota name "Bde Maka Ska" to all entry signs surrounding Lake Calhoun Friday afternoon.
Get A Taste Of Greece In Minneapolis This WeekendIf you like Greek food, Minneapolis is the place to be this weekend. Minneapolis is hosting the Taste of Greece on Saturday and Sunday. The event features Greek dancers, food and some live music.
Banners Posted Across Lake Calhoun SignsA number of signs around Lake Calhoun were altered on Wednesday to obscure the name of the recently controversial Minnesota historical figure. John C. Calhoun was a former war department secretary who helped bring Fort Snelling to Minnesota.
Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer EndsGet out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.
4 Things To Do: Log Rolling, Fringe Festival, Bachman's Birthday & MoreFrom the lake to the stage, here is a look at the four things to check out this weekend in the Twin Cities.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Aug. 1)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.
Minne The Lake Creature Leaves Lake Calhoun For The SeasonOfficials 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.
Activists Rally Against Arctic Drilling At Lake CalhounPeople against drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean hit waterways from coast-to-coast Saturday, including here in the Twin Cities.
To Rename Or Not? Institutions Reconsider Honors For RacistsThe massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Beach In MinnesotaYour votes sent Natalie Nyhus to an urban oasis: Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.
New Petition Calls For Name Change Of Lake CalhounA new petition is asking that the name of Lake Calhoun be changed. The lake is named after John C. Calhoun, a former war department secretary who helped bring Fort Snelling to Minnesota. He is also known for supporting slavery.
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