White Earth Band Makes 2nd Run At Legacy Amendment MoneyThe White Earth Band of Ojibwe is making a second run at trying to win a $2.2 million Legacy Amendment grant to protect around 2,000 acres of wetlands and forests in Clearwater County of northwestern Minnesota.
Outreach Helps Minnesota State Park Visits GrowDespite a record wettest June that kept Minnesotans hunkered down at home, state figures show that more people than ever are getting outdoors to take advantage of Minnesota's state parks. Officials with the Department of Natural Resources credit the revenue stream from the Legacy Amendment sales tax increase.
$11M Deal Protects 2K Acres On Mississippi River
Legacy Amendment Spending Hard To TrackTwo years after Minnesotans approved a three-eighths-cent sales tax to preserve their lakes, parks and cultural heritage, the public still can't easily track where the money from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment is going.