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Old Minneapolis tunnel may get new life in an era of climate change
Minnesota Public Radio News - May 31, 2017

The old Bassett Creek tunnel below downtown Minneapolis doesn't carry nearly as much water as it used to...

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Northeast Middle School celebrates rain garden
The Journal - May 30, 2017

The Northeast Middle School community and Audubon neighborhood on May 19 celebrated the completion of the school’s new rain garden.

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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, reimagined
Southwest Journal - May 26, 2017

(...) The garden now incorporates an 80,000-gallon underground cistern to irrigate the site and neighboring baseball field. It’s similar to a system used at Edison High School.

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Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to host ‘Share the River Nordeast 2017’
MWMO News Release - May 23, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS —The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization invites community members to a family-friendly evening of ice cream and canoeing on the Mississippi River on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Exhibit highlights intersection of art and water
The Journal - May 18, 2017

An art exhibit in North Minneapolis is casting light on the importance of the Mississippi River.

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Animal Waste, Road Salt, Lawn Fertilizer Harm Mississippi River
KSTP-TV - May 4, 2017

...Issues are seen regularly by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. The MWMO monitors the health of the Mississippi River and the wetlands and lakes in a 40-square mile area around it - from Fridley to St. Paul.

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Revamped Minneapolis Sculpture Garden To Reopen June 3
WCCO - April 27, 2017

(...) The recent improvements to the park were made possible by $8.5 million in public funding and another $1.5 million from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization...

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Earth Day art contest
Sun Focus - April 6, 2017

All ages and all skill-levels are invited to participate in the Water Art Competition, an art contest in the spirit of Earth Day with a focus on water protection, conservation, and restoration.

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Exploring the Upper River: Stormwater Park
Mill City Times - Feb. 25, 2017

...[T]he hidden gem I’m writing about this month would be right under your nose at that point, Stormwater Park at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization’s facility, 2522 Marshall Street NE.

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