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Pheasants Forever
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,650,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 760 acres of wetlands (175 acres) and grasslands (585 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,590

CMSM will build upon the work that began with its 2015-16 appropriation by (1) Remediation and further development of exhibit areas that promote Arts & Cultural Heritage (ACH) learning (2) Expanding ACH learning opportunities for new audiences at off-site locations; (3) Engaging an outside Evaluation Consultant to help plan/implement strategies that meaningfully assess ACH learning outcomes and impacts; (4) Boosting the Museum’s capacity to serve more school/early learning groups.

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Cultural Awareness Organization AKA Worthington International Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Rhythm of the River
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Park Rapids Downtown Business Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,222

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Ellsworth Public School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,443

Arts in the Schools

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Worthington Public Schools
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

Arts in the Schools

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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Minnesota State University, Music Performance Series
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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DNR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,074,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will restore or enhance habitat to facilitate fish passage, restore degraded streams, and enhance habitat critical to fish and other aquatic life. Projects are prioritized based on ecological benefit, urgency, feasibility, and stakeholder support.

Recipient
Blue Mound Area Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,159

Equip/Fac

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Friends of the Auditorium, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,175

Equip/Fac

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Nobles County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to conduct a feasibility study of the Worthington Armory, eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Recipient
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Local Arts Initiative

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Tonantzin Tlalli Guadalupe
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880
Local Arts Initiative
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Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,420
Minnesota Festival Support
Recipient
Nobles SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$102,500
Fund Source

The purpose of this project is to complete Intensive Hydraulic Conditioning on the remaining 60% of the watershed to be able to utilize the Prioritize, Target, and Measure application (PTMApp). The basin has 1.1 million acres of drainage with approximately 630,000 acres remaining to be hydro conditioned. With the advancement in targeting pollution sources within the watershed and state, the partners intend to be able to more accurately target conservation practices with the hydraulic conditioning completed.

Recipient
Nobles County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the National Guard Armory in Worthington.

Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,474
Operating Support
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$328,557
Operating Support
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,005
Operating Support
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Guthrie Theatre Foundation AKA Guthrie Theater
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$735,661
Operating Support
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The History Theatre, Inc. AKA History Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,171
Operating Support
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Intermedia Arts of Minnesota, Inc. AKA Intermedia Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,478
Operating Support
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Jungle Theater
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,196
Operating Support
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Lyric Arts Company of Anoka, Inc. AKA Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,520
Operating Support
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Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,813
Operating Support
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,054
Operating Support
Recipient
Park Square Theatre Company AKA Park Square Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,274
Operating Support
Recipient
VSA Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,980
Operating Support
Recipient
Nobles County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,206

To digitize a collection of oral history cassette recordings, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

Recipient
Plum Creek Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,969
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$97,912

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Plum Creek Library System (PCLS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in southwestern Minnesota.

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Okabena-Ocheda WD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$428,000
Fund Source

Lake Okabena does not meet state water quality standards due to high phosphorus levels. The Total Daily Maximum Load Study identified a 70% reduction in phosphorus from the watershed is needed to meet water quality standards. The City of Worthington owns the recently closed Prairie View Golf Course. Okabena Creek flows through the golf course and some small ponds. This project will modify these three ponds to increase storage and removal efficiency, and add an iron-enhanced filter bench to enhance soluble phosphorus removal.

Recipient
Ducks Unlimited
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,801,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited's Phase 5 land program will acquire and restore 600 acres of prairie land and wetlands for inclusion in state Wildlife Management Areas for Minnesota DNR, with focus on restorable prairie lands and wetlands, and land buffering shallow lakes.

Recipient
Society for the Study of Local and Regional History
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,932

To hire qualified professionals to publish an essay on women in Southwest Minnesota during World War I.