E. Coli Closes Beaches At Two Minneapolis LakesBad bacteria is shutting down some popular beaches in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Park Board To Discuss Reducing Homeless Encampments In ParksThe park board will consider a resolution that would limit the number of parks with encampments to no more than ten, and there could be no more than ten tents in any encampment.
Minneapolis To Reopen 20 Wading Pools On 4th Of JulyThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is reopening 20 wading pools just in time for the Fourth of July.
Visiting Minneapolis Beaches? Check Out Updates For Summer 2020Before visiting a beach this summer, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board asks the public to review the changes implemented to 12 beaches in the Minneapolis park system, and plan accordingly.
Minneapolis Parks Remain Open, Many Amenities Being Modified Or Closed For Safety ReasonsThis will include playgrounds, skateparks and athletic fields to close, tennis court and volleyball nets to be removed and basketball court rims to be blocked or removed.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cancels Some Of Minneapolis' Most Popular Summer EventsOutside of the water, Twin Cities Pride events in June have been postponed.
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.