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Renville County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,239
To add 157 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records
Renville
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Minnesota Genealogical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,994

Minnesota Genealogical Society purchased 147 rolls of microfilm from FamilySearch/GSU. This is their complete collection of county marriage records for Hennepin (1853-1918) and Ramsey (1850-1917).

Dakota
Recipient
Paula A. Lammers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To complete and promote a recording of jazz interpretations of contemporary musical theater classical art songs original compositions and standard American song literature.
Dakota
Recipient
Adriana L. Rimpel
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For the project-Immigration Dialogue-a photographic series that combats stereotypes and xenophobia through analyzing the individual sentiments of Latino immigrants in Minnesota by combining written text and portraiture.
Dakota
Recipient
John L. Clark
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To complete his first full-length collection of poems.
Dakota
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Clifton E. Johnson AKA Earl Johnson
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For a photographic exploration of the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Twin Cities metropolitan area from the Coon Rapids Dam to the confluence of the Saint Croix River.
Dakota
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Cynthia J. Rogers AKA Cindy Rogers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,700
For professional editing and marketing direction as well as time to revise and write.
Dakota
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CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,352
CLIMB Theatre secured commitment letters for 276 days of programming in 62 preschools in 49 communities throughout Minnesota. CLIMB last served preschoolers 20 years ago. Expanding on that experience, CLIMB will teach basic theatre skills while addressing preschool curriculum.
Dakota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,209
Only 6.7 percent of schools with 55-100 percent of students getting free/reduced fee lunches access CLIMB although 716 of 716 Title 1 teachers surveyed want us. This proposal provides free performances of three plays we'll revise to meet Title 1 school needs.
Dakota
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Center of Human Environment
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To provide opportunities for artistic expression that will enrich our residents' lives resulting in a sense of self-worth and an appreciation of the arts.
Mahnomen
Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To bring in professional exhibit design consultants to guide the development of the exhibit celebrating the cultural heritage of the area.
Lake of the Woods
Recipient
Lake of the Woods High School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,545
To hire mosaic artist Marsha Wolff to teach the Lake of the Woods School students how to design and make mosaics for our school.
Lake of the Woods
Recipient
Lake of the Woods High School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
The class of 2010 will take a field trip to Chanhassen Dinner Theater to see a production of Footloose.
Lake of the Woods
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Vintage Band Music Festival
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Guest band concerts in neighborhood parks and retirement centers throughout Northfield
Dakota
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Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,864
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,340
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Lifeworks Services, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Ameriikan Poijat Finish Brass Band
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Multimedia theatrical-musical format performance for twentieth season
Dakota
Recipient
Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,816
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota Valley Symphony
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,480
To enhance nonoprofit arts groups' ability to serve the artistic cultural and geographic diversity of the metro area through grants for minor capital improvements equipment and supplies.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Dakota County Historical Society was dealing with crowded storage conditions—with existing space at capacity, collections spill over onto the floor and in the aisles—despite efforts to reduce/eliminate inappropriate collections. The project provided improved storage with room for growth. Dakota County Historical Society, Executive Director Chad Roberts interviewed.

Dakota
Recipient
Pequana Playhouse
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To implement arts programming in our community and also for to repair the lighting and lightboard in the Lake of the Woods school auditorium.
Lake of the Woods
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Chamber Music Lakeville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Burnsville Visual Arts Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,278
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Chameleon Theatre Circle
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
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Dakota Valley Symphony
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
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Hastings Area Chamber and Tourism Bureau
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
International Festival of Burnsville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
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Lao Women Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
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The Play’s the Thing Productions
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
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City of South Saint Paul
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Rosemount Area Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,300
To support innovative partnerships that integrate arts and culture into plans for community development and enrichment.
Dakota
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,246
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company developed maps and supporting information to characterize the relationship between surface waters and groundwater, identifying surface waters most likely to be impacted by groundwater withdrawals in the region. This project also provided guidance on effective resource monitoring strategies and costs for each type of surface water feature.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Professional planning services were used to assist with the development of the Baudette Depot Historic Project to include preservation and display of Canadian National Railway artifacts, historical documents and various other memorabilia in a self-guided interpretive exhibit highlighting the importance of railway transportation in Minnesota's Canadian border history and settlement of the region.

Lake of the Woods
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$51,980
General operating support
Dakota
Recipient
Lake Commission, City of Mt. Lake
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,300

The historic marker, installed along Cottonwood County  Road 29, documents the WPA project to recreate Mountain Lake as firsthand memory of the manmade lake's contruction fades away.

 
Cottonwood
Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,000
Fund Source

to design and install a solar hot water system at Lebanon Hills Campground Restroom and Shower Building along with an interpretive display to inform visitors how the hot water is generated

Dakota
Recipient
Mountain Lake Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,995
Meander by Art
Cottonwood
Recipient
Minnesota Land Trust
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

Project Outcome and Results
The Metro Conservation Corridors (MeCC) Partnership completed its fifth phase of work to accelerate protection and restoration of remaining high-quality natural lands in the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. Work was accomplished by strategically coordinating and focusing conservation efforts within a connected network of critical lands that stretches from the area's urban core to its rural perimeter, including portions of 16 counties.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin