Group Hopes To Revitalize St. Anthony Falls District As 'Lock And Dam'It's been almost three years since the falls closed to boat traffic on the river. Since then, there's been much less action in the area.
Historic St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam Reopens To The PublicThe Upper St. Anthony Falls lock and dam will open to visitor traffic this weekend -- but in a new way.
Police: U Of M Student Goes Missing In Mississippi River Near St. Anthony FallsSearch crews are attempting to locate a University of Minnesota student who went missing in the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis Tuesday evening.
Best Places For Fall Colors In MinnesotaFollow the fall colors from north to south during Minnesota's autumn scenery extravaganza.
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock Closing To Stop Invasive CarpThe Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock will run its final cycle Tuesday night, costing Minneapolis its place as the head of navigation on the Mississippi River. Congress last year ordered the lock closed to try to stop the northward spread of invasive Asian carp up the Mississippi.
Nye's Will Likely Become High-Rise Residential SpaceNye's Polonaise Room, a Northeast Minneapolis institution, recently announced it would be closing its doors after 65 years. According to a local developer, Nye's owners are partnering with them to possibly turn the iconic space into a high-rise residential building, with some commercial space underneath.
Minneapolis Locks Reopening To Recreational Boats The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its three Minneapolis locks to recreational boats.
Rising River Closes Locks To Recreational BoatersThe rising Mississippi River has forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the three Twin Cities locks to recreational boats on Wednesday.
Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In MinnesotaFive new powerful and profound museum events coming to Minnesota in early 2013 are alive with energy and broad appeal.
Important Places To The People Who Built MinneapolisMinnesota is a state full of history. The population of Minneapolis expanded rapidly with the help of some great founders.
3 Twin Cities Mississippi River Locks ClosedThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing three locks in the Twin Cities to recreational boats Friday because of rising water on the Mississippi River.
Stone Arch Bridge Festival PreviewAfter a 17-year run under the name Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, the passing of founder Ira Heilicher led many to worry that one of the largest festivals in the Twin Cities would simply disappear. Thankfully, Matt Mithun (who also owns the Somerset Amphitheater) stepped up and took over the newly-renamed Stone Arch Bridge Festival, which runs from June 15-17.