Harriet, Nokomis Parkways Close To Help Maintain Social DistancingThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) announced the closure of Lake Harriet Parkway and Lake Nokomis Parkway, in response to Gov. Walz executive order directing Minnesotans to stay home.
New Street Signs Going Up Around Bde Maka SkaWith their ladders, wrenches and big green signs, city crews are giving a new look to an old lake. On Monday morning, workers were busy renaming streets around Bde Maka Ska to more accurately reflect the areas new identity.
Lake Nokomis Beaches Reopen After Dozens Of Reported E. Coli IllnessesThe beaches at Lake Nokomis reopened on Thursday after a test found bacteria levels are safe.
After Outcry, Park Board Reverses Decision To End Tailgating At East River FlatsThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board reversed course in just hours Tuesday after it announced that tailgating and grass parking for Gopher football games would no longer be allowed at East River Flats Park.
Minneapolis Closes Lake Nokomis Beaches After 3 Young Swimmers Get IllHealth officials closed both beaches at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis Tuesday after three kids who swam there became sick with E. coli.
'Slope Failure' Near University Of Minnesota Closes Trail, East River ParkwayMinneapolis officials say a slope failure prompted the closure of a trail along the Mississippi River near the University of Minnesota Wednesday.
High E. Coli Levels Close Popular Minneapolis Beaches Over 4th Of July WeekendPark leaders in Minneapolis say swimmers should avoid some popular beaches this Fourth of July weekend.
Board Votes To Change Lake Calhoun Park To Bde Maka Ska ParkThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Wednesday night to officially change the name of Lake Calhoun Park to Bde Maka Ska Park.
Bde Maka Ska Building Can Be Demolished Tuesday, May 28The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board said next Tuesday, May 8, is the earliest the board will be able to demolish the building damaged by fire on Bde Maka Ska. The board says equipment and dumpsters will be moved out of the way so the popular boat launch can be available for public use over Memorial Day weekend.
Public Art, Gathering Space To Be Dedicated At Bde Maka SkaThe City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will dedicate public artwork and a new gathering area at Bde Maka Ska in June.
Mpls. Park Board Accepting Public Comments On Street Name ChangesThe battle over the name of a popular Minneapolis lake is now going to the streets.
South Minneapolis Gains New Park, Board Asks Public's Help Naming ItThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced Wednesday a new neighborhood park has been added to the park system on the city's south side, and officials are looking for ideas from the public to help name it.
Logan Park Wading Pool Reconstruction To BeginThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board approved the reconstruction in May, and the new pool is expected to be complete by Memorial Day weekend in 2019.
What's That Stink Around Lake Nokomis? Spring Fish KillVisitors to Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis are complaining about a bad smell and an alarming sight.
Park Board: Winter Fish Kill Impacting Several Minneapolis LakesOfficials with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board say they’re finding evidence of winter fish kill on several city lakes.