The Echo

Local lake name sparks controversy

Rising controversy about the official name of Lake Bde Maka Ska or Lake Calhoun divides the city.

Ben Sanford

May 9, 2019

Large controversy surrounds the name of Bde Maka Ska, with some thinking it should go back to its name as of late 2017, Lake Calhoun. The President of the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, Brad Bourn, said the lake is an important part of Minnesota, sparking many opinions. “I think that ev...

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