Hiawatha Golf Course
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What is causing the flooding at Hiawatha Golf Course is the fact that it is in the floodplain. The course has sunk and now exists 3-4 feet below the water elevation as evidenced by the fact that it … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Community members concerned that Lake Hiawatha may be reduced to nothing more than a holding pond gathered at Lake Hiawatha Park on April 16, 2022.They were there in … more
Hiawatha was the Iroquois chief who founded the Iroquois Confederacy over 800 years ago making it the oldest living participatory democracy on earth. Hiawatha resolved conflict, brought Peoples … more
Dear Commissioner Shaffer,   First, let us acknowledge that this process is difficult and painful for nearly everyone in our community. Especially so for many of our Dakota and Indigenous … more
Hello president Forney,I am writing to express my concern regarding the Darwin Lehman proposal for Hiawatha Golf Course and the Park Board's intention to entertain this proposal in a public meeting … more
Hello Park, Commissioners,   Friends of Lake Hiawatha object to any plan that damages, alters, or eliminates existing habitat. We object to any plan that kills, displaces or threatens … more
It’s been seven years since the conversation about the future of the Lake Hiawatha Golf Course started. And neighborhood residents are still waiting for something to be done about the trash.It … more
What's next for Hiawatha Golf Course? The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners voted against approving the master plan created by community members that would have removed the … more
The golf course will remain at Hiawatha Golf Course, but it will likely shift from 18-holes to 9-holes.After a contentious six-year planning process, the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board … more
The Hiawatha Golf Course master plan is heading to the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners for review and a public hearing in January 2021.The comment period for the draft master … more
Artist Sean Connaughty (at left) worked with Healing Place Collaborative and several dedicated community members and organizations to create a comprehensive exhibit of Lake Hiawatha, a critical … more
‘Simplify things’ By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN tesha@longfellownokomismessenger.com What can the Hiawatha Golf Course Community Advisory Committee (CAC) agree on? Towards the end of the sixth CAC … more
"Anthropocenic Midden Survey - Lake Hiawatha Trash Survey 2019" is a public art installation that focuses on the top four corporations found in the trash at Lake Hiawatha. The outdoor display will be … more
About 75 people attended the March 7 meeting to hear about, and offer input, on three possible options for the Hiawatha Golf Course property. (Photo by Tesha M. Christensen) Possible components … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Is Hiawatha Golf Course losing money or making money? Both options are asserted during community meetings. The confusion lies in whether people are looking at the audited or … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Community members shared their thoughts about the Hiawatha Golf Course during informal focus sessions in November. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) held two of … more
Nokomis Area Groundwater and Surface Water Evaluation team discusses study results with residents By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Why are there higher levels of groundwater and standing water in previously … more
On July 25, the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners passed a resolution directing CAC members to reduce pumping at the golf course while also maintaining a minimum 9-hole course. … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN Sean Connaughty, Standish resident and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) volunteer steward of Lake Hiawatha, continues to push for a solution to the large amount of … more
Majority of committee members want all options on the table—not just reduced pumping scenarios By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN The Hiawatha Golf Course Community Advisory Committee (CAC) wants to be able … more
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