North Mississippi Regional Park

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Local Churches Use ‘Juneteenth’ To Discuss Charleston Shooting

June 20 is known as “Juneteenth,” the oldest known celebration marking the end of slavery in the United Sates. People celebrated in Minneapolis Saturday at the North Mississippi Regional Park.

06/20/2015

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Questions Arise Over Funds Donated To Barway’s Funeral Fund

Barway Collins’ family pastor says he wants to set the record straight about the community fundraising efforts to give the boy a proper burial. The 10-year-old’s body was found just over one week ago in North Mississippi Regional Park.

04/21/2015

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Barway Memorial To Bring White Roses To The Mississippi

An entire community is still grieving the death of 10-year-old Barway Collins. A volunteer search group discovered his body just over a week ago in the Mississippi River. His dad, Pierre Collins, now faces murder charges in his son’s disappearance.

04/19/2015

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Sources: Body Found In Mississippi River Believed To Be Barway Collins

Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park

04/11/2015

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2 Volunteer Groups Continue Searching For Barway Collins

It’s been two and a half weeks since 10-year-old Barway Collins of Crystal went missing. Several searches along the Mississippi River are underway now to find anything that could help find him.

04/04/2015

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Volunteers Continue Search For Barway Collins

Dozens of volunteers who never met a Minnesota fourth grader joined forces Thursday to look for him. All afternoon, they searched a park in Minneapolis for any sign of Barway Collins. The 10-year-old, who vanished more than two weeks ago, was last seen outside his home in Crystal.

04/02/2015

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Emotions Run High At Vigil For Missing 10-Year-Old

It’s now been 10 days since 10-year-old Barway Collins first went missing. Today, his father turned out for the latest search – even though police have named him a suspect, and that didn’t sit well with everyone.

03/28/2015

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Minneapolis Keeps 2 Pools Open 1 More Week

It’s another obvious sign that summer is nearing an end. All but two of the public pools in Minneapolis are closing for the season on Monday.

09/10/2012

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Families Flock To Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth celebrations were held Saturday at the North Mississippi Regional Park. There were bands, food and many other family-friendly activities.

06/16/2012

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Authorities: Stolen Cemetery Vases Possibly Found

The vases stolen from a Crystal cemetery might have been found by authorities Thursday night, after some park-goers reported some suspicious containers.

05/24/2012

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Wander Minnesota: A Hidden Gem In The City

Bordered on one side by the Mississippi River and the other by I-94, there’s a park in north Minneapolis that’s both beautiful and not nearly as well known as it should be.

08/25/2011

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Tornado Rips Through Heron Rookery

The North Minneapolis tornado damaged many homes, including the nests of dozens of herons who live along North Mississippi Regional Park.

05/24/2011