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St. Paul tops Minneapolis, both top 5 overall parks systems in US

St. Paul ranked second overall, while Minneapolis came in fifth, according to the latest rankings by the nonprofit Trust for Public Land.

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Pop-up skate park to appear next to Bde Maka Ska this summer

The park, which is a response to unpermitted skateboarding in the area last summer, will be made using reclaimed materials.

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MN is the 3rd best state to move to in the US

That's according to an analysis from a luggage delivery service.

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Police looking for man suspected of exposing himself at Twin Cities park

The department is asking for the public's help identifying the individual.

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Lake Minnetonka Swim Pond abruptly closes for the season

The pond will be closed the rest of the season.

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Minneapolis parks now requiring masks in all indoor spaces

Anyone going inside recreation centers, ice arenas, and indoor spaces at pools must put on a mask.

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Stearns County to send more cops to local parks amid crime wave

Fights and thefts, as well as drug and alcohol violations, have been reported.

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Beat the heat: 15 outdoor water parks in the Twin Cities

Get the lowdown on admission rates, opening dates and more.

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St. Paul tops Minneapolis, named as second best parks system in the country

Washington D.C. was named the country's best park system in the Trust for Public Land ranking.

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Long-awaited riverfront destination Water Works opens in Minneapolis

The new space is part of downtown Minneapolis' Mill Ruins Park.

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St. Paul announces names of parks at Highland Bridge development

Construction on the parks will begin later this year.

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Gallery: Two proposals revealed for new Bde Maka Ska pavilion

The original pavilion caught fire and was torn down in 2019.

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Park Board to vacate 3 encampments, citing safety risks

The Park Board said it's already vacated encampments at Elliot and Kenwood parks.

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Vote on Wednesday to repeal nudity ordinance in Minneapolis parks

The current ordinance allows only men to be topless in city parks.

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St. Paul opens Phalen Beach for the summer

The beach had initially been shut down due to the coronairus.

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Minneapolis Park Board set to vote on cutting ties with city police

Minneapolis Public Schools and the University of Minnesota have made similar decisions.

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Minneapolis clarifies how it will deal with problem animals in city parks

Wildlife, such as beavers, have caused problems in some areas of the city.

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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 considering extending parkway closures by a month

More than 20 miles of parkways and roads have been closed to drivers to boost space for pedestrians.

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Coronavirus: Guidelines for spending time outdoors this summer

The Minnesota DNR has released advice for outdoor recreation.