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State renames Minneapolis lake

Updated signs replace former Lake Calhoun signs and advocate for Native American heritage. New signs were placed Jan. 29.

Samantha Klepfer

February 14, 2018

On the morning of Jan. 29, signs with only the name Bde Maka Ska replaced old ones at Lake Calhoun, officially changing the name of the biggest lake in Minneapolis, according to the Star Tribune. Newly retired Park Board commissioner Scott Vreeland said this project started a long time ago. “We had talked about it a few year...

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