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Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$260,000
Fund Source

MSU-Mankato Water Resources Center in the Mankato area will provide conventional pollutant monitoring at the following sites: Beauford Ditch, Big Cobb River, Blue Earth River, Le Sueur River (3), Little Cobb River, Minnesota River (2), Watonwan River.

Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

Recipient
New Ulm Public Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,966

The New Ulm Public Library expanded its microfilm collection to add 258 rolls of microfilmed local newspapers covering most of the 19th and 20th centuries, all of which were absent in their previous collection. This greatly increases free and full access to both researchers and the general public to these primary records.

Recipient
Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Agricultural Supply Businesses
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000
Fund Source

The AgBMP Loan Program provides needed funding for local implementation of clean water practices at an extremely low cost, is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by any other source of funding.The AgBMP loan program provides 3% loans through local lenders to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses.

Recipient
Sleepy Eye Area Foundation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To hire a professional historian to complete research and documentation of the 1899 Berg Hotel, in preparation for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Brown County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,939
To install eight digital cameras to provide proper security for the public and collections while increasing customer service efficiency among the limited number of staff and volunteers
Recipient
Brown County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,065
Fund Source

This project will work in cooperation with individual volunteers to perform grab samples and visual assessments of four waterbody sites in Brown County. The data collected will be an educational tool to inform the County’s citizens about water quality concerns. Using volunteers to collect the water quality samples and visual assessments will result in the volunteers taking personal pride and stewardship in clean water throughout the County.

Recipient
Comfrey, City of
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,925
Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,924
Fund Source

Construct wastewater treatment improvements to meet TMDL wasteload requirement

Recipient
Comfrey, City of
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175,925
Fund Source

Construct wastewater treatment improvements to meet phosphorus discharge requirements

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

Recipient
Wanda Gag House Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,757

Three original mid-20th-century works of art by Flavia Gag were restored and properly exhibited. 

Flavia Gag (1907-1978) was the sister of Wanda Gag, the well-known children’s literature author (Millions of Cats) and artist.
Flavia's books and her paintings were eclipsed by her more famous sister, Wanda, but Flavia developed her own style and medium,
which was unlike either her father (Anton Gag) or her sister.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Administration
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,420
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,314

Per Minnesota Laws, 2009, Chapter 172, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 5, "Funds in this subdivision are appropriated to the commissioner of the Department of Administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision. Up to one percent of funds may be used by the Department of Administration for grants administration. Grants made to public television or radio organizations are subject to Minnesota Statutes, sections 129D.18 and 129D.19."

Recipient
Science Museum of Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
Minnesota Children's Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000

This funding is for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

The Minnesota Children's Museum will develop a literacy focused exhibit to catalyze community engagement around early childhood learning and education.

Recipient
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,623,500

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world. Minnesota Public Radio is using a grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund to implement projects around the following four goals:

Recipient
Brown County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
New Ulm Actors Community Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
Wanda Gag House Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
The Rhein River Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever, in cooperation with partners acquired and restored five parcels totaling 1,051 acres within Southern Minnesota and enrolled the parcels into the MNDNR WMA system. In addition, 66 acres of grassland enhancement was completed on existing WMAs.

Recipient
Redwood Cottonwood Rivers Control Area JPB
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
Fund Source

The soil and water conservation districts within the watersheds for the Redwood and Cottonwood Rivers have been putting conservation practices on the ground for years in a long-running collaborative effort.

Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$195,631
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$231,055

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
New Ulm Turnverein
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,995
To hire an architect to develop plans for handicap access and increased collections storage that meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards.
Recipient
Emily Curtis
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Stanley Draper
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Anne Goedtke
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Ellen Goedtke
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Mary Goedtke
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Erin Hauth
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Karlie Heiderscheidt
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Luke Irmiter
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Micayla Irmiter
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Allison Rosenhamer
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Kyrie Sellnow
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Katie Steffl
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Noah Stocker
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Lydia Balge
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.
Recipient
Silas Sellnow
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide select students in grades 7-12 in the nine-county region with the opportunity to study their chosen art with a practicing professional artist and to attend arts workshops classes or other special training opportunities.