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Hawthorne EcoVillage Apartments took a village to build it
Finance and Commerce - Feb. 8, 2018

It took 10 years and complex financing, but a 75-unit affordable and sustainable housing development is finally open on a busy corner of north Minneapolis.

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(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Minneapolis, MN
Canoe and Kayak - Jan. 27, 2018

(…) Pull over at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization right before the Lowry Bridge to secure your boat and walk to Betty Dangers, a fun local bar with a ferris wheel and mini-golf course…

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Annie Young, longtime Minneapolis Park Board member and a blunt advocate for conservation, dies
Star Tribune - Jan. 23, 2018

Annie Young, pictured during a break from an arts event she was participating in at the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization in Minneapolis in April 2015…

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Neighbors provide education on road salt
Southwest Journal - Jan. 18, 2018

(…) Knaeble, a master water steward, said he got the idea for the campaign from a meeting with city officials, including Council Member Kevin Reich, who chairs the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization…

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Diverse set of nominees emerge in awards for cleaning up polluted properties in Twin Cities
Star Tribune - Oct. 26, 2017

Not so long ago, contaminated “brownfields” in Minnesota were viewed as a little more than hopeless blight. But now with consumer demand spiking for close-in locations, developers are increasingly on the hunt for polluted sites that benefit from easy access to the urban core.

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Minneapolis looks to restore Mississippi River island
Pioneer Press - Oct. 26, 2017

Work on a $6.7 million construction project to restore an island on the Mississippi River in Northeast Minneapolis is set to begin next month.

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Hall’s Island facelift brings new water access to NE Mpls.
MPR News - Oct. 24, 2017

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board on Tuesday announced a $6.7 million construction project to restore Hall's Island starting next month.

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Restoration planned for Hall’s Island in Northeast Minneapolis
FOX 9 News - Oct. 24, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Plans to reshape the waterfront along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will soon take a big step. Next month, construction begins on the restoration of Hall's Island in Northeast Minneapolis.

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Study aims to track sources of downtown runoff
Downtown Journal - Oct. 19, 2017

A new Mississippi Watershed Management Organization study is aiming to better understand the types and amounts of pollutants that come from different surfaces in downtown Minneapolis.

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