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activities

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06/21

Sheridan Memorial Park community meeting

Sheridan Memorial Park will receive more than $1 million in park improvements in 2018, including a picnic shelter, playground and pathways. The preferred design option will be presented and discussed.

06/28

Share the River Nordeast

Join in on an evening of community, canoeing and ice cream! Stop by anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a free introductory canoe ride on the Mississippi River, then grab some free ice cream and check out the other activities at MWMO’s Stormwater Park and Learning Center.

RIVERFRONT
headlines

News that impacts the riverfront.
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No kayak? You can still paddle the Mississippi this summer

Minnesota Public Radio; June 3, 2017


Lighted-up Lowry often shines message

Star Tribune; May 5, 2017


MWMO monitors health of river

KSTP 5; May 4, 2017


Water Works design update unveiled

Mill City Times; May 2, 2017


Doran, CSM buy General Mills Riverside Technical Center

Downtown Journal; April 10, 2017


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RIVERFRONT
blog

Updates from MRP.
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Share your river story - It’s such a beautiful time of year on the river, and we want to celebrate the return of green to the Minneapolis riverfront! As we have brought you the stories of those who have their vision for the Mississippi River, their story of the river’s history, now we want you to tell us — how do you touch the river? How does ...
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Tales from the Underground: Presentation and Q&A - At our RiverMatters panel discussion in April, Tales from the Underground, we had three invited guests talk about redeveloping contaminated soil in Minneapolis and across the state. If you missed the presentation or are interested in learning more, you can download the presentation below. Pictured: Natalie Brown of Minnesota Brownfields, D’Angelos Svenkeson of Thor Development, Mary Sands of Barr Engineering and MRP’s Kathleen Boe. ...
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Tom Meyer’s Vision for the River - Tom Meyer’s desk has a view of St. Anthony Falls that commands your gaze, that grabs you and makes you pay attention. From eight stories up, above the Mill City Museum, it’s a sprawling look at the entire Central Riverfront, one which Meyer used to have to explore abandoned ruins to see. An architect by trade and founding principal of ...
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Commercial Zero Turn Mowers - Mowing your lawn is an important chore and it just can’t be ignored, which is why we have made sure to include the best zero-turn mowers in the gardening section of Minnea Polis Riverfront so that you can make an informed decision and invest in a machine that improves the appearance of your lawn and also give you mental satisfaction and peace of mind.
RiverMatters: Tales from the underground - What's lurking in the soil underneath former industrial sites along our riverfront, and how can we effectively redevelop these sites? Come join us for our next RiverMatters discussion on Tuesday, April 18.