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Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

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. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

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Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

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Warroad Summer Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts Legacy Grant: General Operating

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Bagley Area Arts Collaborative
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
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Bemidji Community Arts Council, Inc. AKA Watermark Art Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
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Bemidji Community Arts Council, Inc. AKA Watermark Art Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,565

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Bemidji MusiCamp
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Depot Preservation Alliance
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Lake of the Woods Art Guild
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,918
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
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Lake of the Woods High School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Schools
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Pequana Playhouse
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,720

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Small Towns

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Lake of the Woods Art Guild
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Community Arts Support Grant

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Susan K. Waughtal
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Established Artist

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

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Lake of the Woods SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$305,620
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$66,412
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,202
Fund Source

The Lake of the Woods (LOW) Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) study will: (1) identify water quality goals for the Minnesota portions of the LOW/Rainy River Watershed; (2) recommend nutrient allocations to achieve TMDLs where waters do not meet standards; and (3) provide opportunities for stakeholders to engage in the process of watershed-management planning to adopt protection and restoration strategies. The project will include existing in-lake and watershed model updates, TMDL component development, restoration plan development, and public participation.

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Lake of the Woods SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,956
Fund Source

The Rainy River - Rainy Lake, Rainy River - Baudette and Rapid River Watershed Assessments will include the waters of the Baudette River, Black River, Peppermint Creek, Rapid River, Rat Root River and Winter Road River in Koochiching and Lake of the Woods Counties. This assessment focuses on collection of water chemistry and field parameters at the 12 key sites identified and modified by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Five of the sites will have extra total phosphorus and chlorophyll analysis completed as identified by the MPCA for collecting river nutrients.

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Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Fund Source

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is a co-sponsor and assists with a portion of the financial support for the International Rainy River-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum.

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Tetra Tech Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$96,888
Fund Source

This project will complete the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) study and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) for the Lake Superior North watershed. Two segments of the Flute Reed River are impaired for aquatic life due to elevated turbidity and total suspended solids. The lower Poplar River is also listed as impaired but significant progress has occurred in the last 10 years. A TMDL and implementation plan have been completed for the lower Poplar River impairment. All other waters meet water quality standards and will be considered for protection measures.

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Houston Engineering Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,477
Fund Source

This project will address Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA), and public comments on draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) studies and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) reports, preliminary draft TMDL studies, and public noticed TMDL studies and WRAPS reports for the Lower Red River Watershed and the Lake of the Woods Watershed and produce final versions of the TMDL studies and WRAPS reports for each watershed.

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Minnesota's Historic Northwest
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,718

To hire qualified consultants to develop a traveling exhibit on the fur trade in northwest Minnesota.

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The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,474
Operating Support
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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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Circus of the Star AKA Circus Juventas
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,632
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 Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts AKA The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,680
Operating Support
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North House Folk School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,136
Operating Support
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Regents of the University of Minnesota-Duluth-Tweed Museum of Art AKA Tweed Museum of Art
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,272
Operating Support
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Reif Arts Council AKA Reif Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,679
Operating Support
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Koochiching County SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,930
Fund Source

This project will provide an important framework for civic and citizen engagement and communication in the International Rainy River-Lake of the Woods Watershed, which will contribute to long-term public participation in surface water protection and restoration activities.

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Rainy Lake Community Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,246

Rural and Community Art Project Grant

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Minnesota's Historic Northwest
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,800

To create 30 entries on World War I in Northwest Minnesota for the MNopedia project for online research.

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American Bird Conservancy
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,369,000
Fund Source

Restore 3,647 acres of public forest to help meet wildlife and recreational goals within six Minnesota conservation plans, leverage $500,000 from outside sources for forest restoration on private lands and keep Golden-winged Warbler off the ESA.