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2017 News Releases

RiverFirst: Hall’s Island Reconstruction Begins (MPRB), Oct 24
Parks Organizations Survey Park Board Candidates, Oct 17
RiverFirst: The Sioux Chef Named Restaurant Partner for Water Works, Sep 15
2017-2018 Next Generation of Parks Event Series, Sep 11
Water Works Archaeology Begins, Aug 10
RiverFirst: Park Board Adopts Evolved Water Works Concept, Jun 29
RiverFirst: Water Works Concept Evolution, May 2
RiverFirst: Water Works Community Meetings, Apr 11
Next Generation of Parks: Janet Lansbury, Mar 30
Parks Foundation Announces 2017 Board of Directors, Mar 3
Next Generation of Parks: Mark Johnson, Feb 13

2016 News Releases

MPF Receives Grant from Pentair Foundation, Dec 13
2016-2017 Next Generation of Parks™ Event Series, Aug 29
MPF & MPRB Recommend Water Works Design Team, Jun 10
MPF Announces 2016 #MinneVacation Campaign, Jun 6
MPF and MPRB Initiate Next Phase of Water Works with Two New RFPs, Mar 10
Minnesota Twins Community Fund Grant Supports Youth Engagement, Feb 10
General Mills Makes $3 Million Lead Corporate Gift to RiverFirst Campaign, Jan 19

2015 News Releases

MPRB Approves Water Works Concept, Sep 24
Minne Takes Early 2015 Retirement, July 22
Minne Summers 2015 in Lake Calhoun, May 28
MPF Announces Lupient Family Gift to NE Recreation Center, May 7
2015 Next Generation of Parks Lecture Series Line-up, Mar 18
MPF Announces Mpls Parks Fellow
, Feb 5
MPF Welcomes New Directors, Jan 21

2014 News Releases

Water Works Schematic Vision, Oct 23
MPF Presents Water Works Design, Open House
, Oct 14
MPF Announces New Executive Director, Sep 10
Lake Creature graces Powderhorn, Jun 3
MPF announces ED search, Mar 13
MPF Welcomes New Directors, Jan 16

2013 News Releases

2013 MPF Impact Report, Dec 17
Water Works Community Input Survey, Dec 10
SCAPE selected for Water Works design, July 9
Water Works park design team shortlist, Jun 11
Minne Makes Lake Nokomis Her 2013 Summer Home, Jun 6
Water Works Jury and Submitters, May 22
Water Works RFP Release, Apr 18
Announcing New Dir-Ext Rel, Board Members, Jan 15

2011-2012 News Releases

Next Generation of Parks Lecture: Sweet & Salt, Oct 1, 2012, Sep 11, 2012
Minne graces Wirth Lake for 2012
, Jun 6, 2012
Water Works park conceptual plan, Mar 1, 2012
Announcing new website and logo, Feb 23, 2012
Many Visions, One Site: New park design concepts for Water Works site will be presented to the public, Feb 20, 2012
What could rise from the ruins of Minneapolis Water Works?, Dec 1, 2011
Mary deLaittre named President of Minneapolis Parks Foundation, Oct 18, 2011