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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.

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DNR
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,748,000
Fund Source

This program permanently protected approximately 953 acres (10.3-miles) of lake and warm water stream shoreline through fee title and permanent easement acquisition and secured 73 acres (4.8-miles) of permanent habitat management easements that include angler access.

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Jon C. Romer
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To prepare perform and record his original native flute and Celtic folk harp compositions into a CD to promote and generate interest in the music as well as live performances.
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Eric Haugen
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600
To assist in covering the costs of attending a music festival.
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Steven C. Konecne
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Gabriela Karam will study jazz and improvisational saxophone under Dr Steve Konecne.
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Nina Lubarski
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Miranda Rosequist will work with mentor Nina Lubarski to fine tune the shading and texturing in her pencil drawings.
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Miranda Rosequist
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Miranda Rosequist will work with mentor Nina Lubarski to fine tune the shading and texturing in her pencil drawings.
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Jeff Burger
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$550
Carl Graefe will work with ukulele builder Jeff Burger - creating his own instrument which he can play and then pass on to generations after him.
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Carl Graefe
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50
Carl Graefe will work with ukulele builder Jeff Burger, creating his own instrument which he can play and then pass on to generations after him.
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Bemidji Community Theater
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
A collaborative production between Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse of Disney’s musical Aladdin Jr.
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Bemidji State University
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,088
To commission and premier a multi-harpsichord concerto by Minnesota composer Asako Hirabayashi written for and performed by La Musique Nomade.
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Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To assist the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra in presenting a master class for regional choral high school students taught by Dr Jennifer Swanson.
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Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji Area
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Teen members of the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji area will create 6 painted and batiked screens and 6 dyed screens for the teen center stage and participate in 12 weeks of theater arts classes.
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Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To assist with costs for “A Weekend with Billy Collins” former Poet Laureate of the United States.
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Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,088
To purchase four potter wheels to facilitate pottery workshops for adults and children.
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Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,820
To host a water color workshop with internationally known artist Paul Jackson.
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Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,155
To present the 2nd annual Lakes Area Drumset Camp at the Headwaters School of Music and Art.
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Kelliher Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,938
To give a live theater experience for the Holocaust literature and English 11 classes by taking them to the Park Square Theater in Saint Paul for a performance of The Diary of Anne Frank.
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Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collective
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,870
Produce plays based on essays from “I Am an Emotional Being” by Eve Ensler to be written by female students ages 11-18 and performed onstage and tour schools and Boys and Girls Clubs.
Recipient
Peacemaker Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To assist Peacemaker Resources to coordinate and implement the performance and education components of Bemidji’s Cultural Connections Day.
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Grace Garland
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
10 watercolor workshops at assisted living facility in Clearwater and Beltrami counties. An estimated minimum of 200 people will be impacted.
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Rose Heim
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To assist in completing a photo exhibit that is a portrait of Kelliher Waskish and surrounding area and features community members of all ages.
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Natalia Himirska
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,778
Produce “Flora and Fauna” a watercolor oil encaustic painting exhibit including educational component - highlighting interaction of different media in imaginative and realistic compositions.
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Kristin Majkrzak
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,990
To attend a fiber arts conference to learn new tapestry weaving skills and then use my experience to introduce tapestry as an art form to northern Minnesotans.
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Jacque Tinsley
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,832
To present quality ethnic and cultural music featuring the Native American Flute and the Celtic Folk Harp to senior living centers public schools and underserved communities.
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Kathy J. McKeown
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$783
To assist the artist in developing her photographic skills and to display the resulting artwork on a portable display at Lake Bemidji State Park.
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Jon C. Romer
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,355
To present quality ethnic and cultural music featuring the Native American Flute and the Celtic Folk Harp to senior living centers public schools and underserved communities.
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Cass County Environmental Services Department
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$198,971
Fund Source

This monitoring project includes lake and stream monitoring and encompasses all of Cass County, and surrounding counties. The project will obtain water quality data for streams; in 2009, lakeshed assessments indicated that many surface waters throughout the county were data deficient. This project will address the need for sufficient data on a county-wide basis and fulfill the State’s intensive watershed monitoring program goals by obtaining water quality data at targeted lake and stream sites.

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Bemidji Chorale
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

To apply for 501(c)3 designation purchase music folders music for special concert with the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and compensation for the conductor accompanist and guest musicians.

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Bemidji Community Arts Council AKA Bemidji Community Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds to hire staff to assist in the implementation of existing programs allowing the organization the opportunity to better serve its members area artists and the community-at-large.
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Bemidji Community Theater
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support rental of permanent costume storage and costume construction space as well as funds to expand our technical capabilities in order to add to the artistic quality of our productions.
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Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To produce the 2010-2011 orchestra concert season delivering three free and four subscription concerts to the people of north central Minnesota.
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Northern Artist Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,070
Funds will be used to support the marketing arm of the Northern Artist Association by assisting with monthly expenses and outreach.
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.

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Beltrami County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,896

To produce a new exhibit on early county healthcare, the Beltrami County Historical Society (BCHS) drew from primary records in local and state repositories and used the funds for the research and development phase of the exhibit. The exhibit follows the path of early healthcare in Beltrami County including traditional healing, the history of North Country Hospital and Lake Julia Sanatorium to dentistry.

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Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,000,000
Fund Source

This program/project protected approximately 187,876 acres of forest and wetlands with permanent conservation easements and 2,745 acres with fee acquisition and provides public recreational access, provides for sustainable forest management, and supports diverse habitats for a wide array of fish and wildlife species.

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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."

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Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,105
General operating support
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Kitchigami Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$108,067
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$108,995

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.

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Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,134
Fund Source

This project will provide monitoring of four of the major watersheds (8-digit Hydrologic Unit Codes) in the western part of the Rainy River Basin. Staff from the Lake of the Woods SWCD will conduct water quality sampling, review, manage and provide collected data to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).