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.
Best Jungle Gyms In MinnesotaCoping with the jungle out there is more fun in a jungle gym. The jungle gym is a popular way to get fit. The jungle gym was originally a children's playground piece. But as adults discover its benefits, the jungle gym is catching on in the home, at fitness centers and at exercise clubs.
St. Paul Secures Land For New Park Near Green LineThe green line is getting a new green space. The city of St. Paul secured a five-acre property near Griggs Street and University Avenue Wednesday.
Wis. Park, Trail Fees To See Price Hike On Jan. 1Hikers, cyclists, cross-country skiers and other outdoor lovers will have to pay more to get into Wisconsin state parks and use state trails in the new year.
Nat'l Park Service To Give $500K To Minneapolis For New ParkMinneapolis is getting $500,000 to help in the development a new park on an old industrial site. The National Park Service just announced that it's giving the money for improvements to Sheridan Memorial Park along the Mississippi River.
Minneapolis Considers Design Work On Downtown ParkThe Minneapolis City Council is considering design work on downtown park near the Vikings Stadium. The Star Tribune reports a council committee Wednesday is considering a $1.8-million contract with San Francisco-based Hargreaves Associates to design the 4.2-acre park that would be called The Downtown East Commons.
ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 20, 2013If you weren't able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we've got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.
High School Sports Rally: Sept. 6, 2013
Rustic Or Cutting-Edge? Dilemma At New Minn. Park Along with deciding where to let Lake Vermilion State Park visitors pitch tents, developers are grappling whether people will be able to surf the Internet around campfires.
Controversy After Mpls. Marks 'Park' Off LimitsTwo months after storms slammed the Twin Cities, downed and weakened trees are still getting in the way. In an area of undeveloped land that sits right on the border of Edina, St. Louis Park and Minneapolis, the storms knocked down several trees, and the city of Minneapolis decided to post "no trespassing" signs.
Area Of Lilydale Park Closed While Gravel Slide InvestigatedSt. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says an area of a park where two children were killed in a gravel slide is now indefinitely closed. Coleman also says no permits will be issued for fossil hunting in Lilydale Regional Park. The mayor calls it "a tragic day for St. Paul."
Students, Parents Shaken Following St. Paul Park Tragedy Parents ran into a St. Louis Park elementary school “sick and heartbroken” Wednesday following a gravel slide that authorities say left one fourth-grader dead, two others injured and one missing.
Man In Serious Condition After Downtown Mpls. ShootingA man is in serious condition after a shooting near 8th Street South and Park Avenue South in downtown Minneapolis.
Best Places For Graduation Parties In MinnesotaHost a graduation party that is a hit with both the grad and guests at one of these Minnesota spots.
Cottage Grove Triplets Earning Eagle Scout HonorsTriplets from Cottage Grove will each receive scouting's highest honor on Sunday as Tom, Joe and David Tschida of Troop 286 will become Eagle Scouts.