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Groups join forces on PR blitz to attract people to downtown Minneapolis

The goal is to encourage people — particularly those who are from outside the city — to enjoy the many amenities the area has to offer.

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Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees

The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.

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Minneapolis Parks to ramp up youth programs if local teachers go on strike

They're extending hours and activities at 10 recreation centers around the city.

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Mpls. park board will lower speed limit on parkways to 20 mph

The City of Minneapolis last year lowered the speed limit on city streets to 20 mph.

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Park Board takes no action on limiting homeless encampments

The resolution would have limited homeless encampments in Minneapolis to 10 tents.

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Minneapolis park board may limit homeless encampments at city parks

It is considering a resolution Wednesday that would also require encampments to be gone by Sept. 1.

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Minneapolis park sign changed back to George Todd Park

It was changed over the weekend in honor of George Floyd.

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Minneapolis reclaims No. 1 national ranking for parks

St. Paul landed third place in the Trust for Public Land's assessment.

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Minneapolis to reopen sports courts, playgrounds over coming weeks

They had been shut down during the Stay at Home order.

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Cedar Lake experiencing harmful algae bloom

Contact with affected water can lead to illness.

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Gopher fans win battle over tailgating, parking ban

The ban at the popular park near the stadium was announced Tuesday, then quickly overturned.