Brian Lambert CC/Flickr/Joe BielawaSays Dave Chanen in the Star Tribune, “A group of Minneapolis residents filed legal action this week to prevent changing the name of Lake Calhoun to its original Dakota name of Bde Maka Ska. At the same time, legislators from Minneapolis issued a letter urging the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) commissioner to ratify the new name in order to enhance local understanding of American Indian history. … Save Lake Calhoun, which claims the backing of several thousand residents, has been an active and vocal opponent of the name change for months.”In the Pioneer Press, Dave Orrick’s writes about what we got for the $1 million and change spent on studying high-speed rail to Chicago: “A million...
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Group goes to court to stop Lake Calhoun name change