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RIVERFRONT
activities

Activities from partners.
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09/15

Mississippi Minute Film Festival deadline

Films to be considered for the Mississippi Minute Film Festival are due by 5 p.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 15.

RIVERFRONT
headlines

News that impacts the riverfront.
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Nice Ride Minnesota headed for Monday opening

Star Tribune; March 28, 2017


Northern Metal site not up for grabs — yet

Finance & Commerce; March 7, 2017


Park Board may act as developer for Scherer site

Star Tribune; February 20, 2017


DeRusha Eats: Mississippi Mushrooms

WCCO Channel 4; February 9, 2017


Activists envision audacious plan for Falls

MinnPost; February 8, 2017


Dayton’s goal: Cut water pollutants 25 percent

Star Tribune; February 3, 2017


RIVERFRONT
blog

Updates from MRP.
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John Anfinson’s Vision for the River - John Anfinson’s role as superintendent of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area gives him a close look at the Mississippi River every day, specifically the 72-mile national park which runs through Minneapolis and the surrounding region. With the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studying all three locks and dams in the Twin Cities, and a decision coming on federal ...
MRP supports Friends of the Lock and Dam - With the closure of the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock, questions have been swirling about the long-term future for the lock site, currently owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers. The site is at the exact center of a string of parks near the riverfront, including Gold Medal Park, Mill Ruins Park, and the planned Waterworks park. For ...
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 ...