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Blind Somali math teacher adding to his legacy in Minneapolis
Star Tribune - Nov. 27, 2016

… Recently, Xiito took on a project from the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to do community education for Twin Cities Somalis about the importance of clean water and protecting the land.

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Minnesota Brownfields honors five projects
Finance & Commerce - Nov. 21, 2016

Columbia Heights’ new library at 3939 Central Ave. NE won the small city impact award for creating a new 22,600-square-foot building that replaced a 60-year-old facility and a vacant, contaminated site once home to a Burger King.

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Request for Professional Services (2017-2018)
MWMO News Release - Nov 4, 2016

Firms interested in providing services to the MWMO for 2017-18 should submit a letter of interest, a list of related work/projects/clients, a list of key personnel and their qualifications, and a fee schedule.

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Puddles will have a purpose on St. Paul’s West Side Flats
Star Tribune - Oct. 13, 2016

It is being done in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, where ground was broken this summer for the Towerside District Stormwater System, designed to treat 4.5 million gallons of runoff for reuse each year.

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Setting the standard for green schools
Southwest Journal - Sept. 20, 2016

…The new eco-friendly high school is the result of community partners — including Spark-Y, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, the school board, the Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association and City Council…

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Prospect Park gets its biggest commercial development yet, an apartment-retail complex
Star Tribune - Sept. 10, 2016

The Rise at Prospect Park developers are among several who are participating in a shared private stormwater facility that is under construction in the neighborhood.

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Looking for a few good neighbors to protect water quality
MWMO News Release - Aug. 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization invites residents to join its 2016–2017 class of Master Water Stewards (MWS).

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Lincoln Playground to Host ‘Outdoor Reading Room’
MWMO News Release - Aug. 25, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — Residents and community members are invited to an evening of storytelling and fun Thursday, Sept. 8, at Lincoln Playground in North Minneapolis.

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Edison High School Leads the State in Going Green
MWMO News Release - Aug. 16, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — On Sept. 9, Thomas Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis will celebrate its transformation into a first-of-its-kind “Green Campus,” featuring state-of-the-art stormwater and energy-efficiency measures that together create an outdoor environmental laboratory.

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