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.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Dog Park In MinnesotaThe six-acre Minnehaha Falls Dog Park -- nestled right along the Mississippi River -- has been described as a magical place.
Revamped Minneapolis Sculpture Garden To Reopen June 3After being closed off all last summer for construction, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is slated to reopen in early June, with more than a dozen new works of art, eco-friendly infrastructure upgrades and a day-long celebration.
Mpls. Park Board Working To Head Off Tree ShortageThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is worried that an insect could lead to a tree shortage throughout the city.
Paddle Share Program Announced For Mississippi RiverA "paddle share" program appears to be coming to the Mississippi River later this month.