After a city hall renovation in September 1991, the Sandstone Public Library expanded its space in the building by 3,400 square feet. Founded in 1959, ECRL is the oldest existing regional public library system in Minnesota. Headquartered in Cambridge, it is a consolidated library system with 14 libraries and Outreach Services and serves residents in Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine counties.
Costumed Santa Claus and Elf arrive at Minneapolis airport on November 22, 1930. They are greeted by Theodore Wirth (Park Board), Mayor William Kunze, Carol Reed (School Board), and Mr. Gale (Library Board).
The second annual report of the Park Commissioners for the city of Minneapolis contains the text of the legislative ace "providing for the designation , acquisition, laying out and improvement of lands in the city of Minneapolis for a system of public parks and park ways, and for the care and government thereof." When the Minnesota legislature created the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners in 1883, it required the board to produce an annual report. These reports, which came to be highly prized by libraries and park advocates across the country, provide a vivid and detailed account of the development of one of the world�s leading urban park systems.
Having found the outlet of Nutheltin Lake, Oberholtzer and Billy Magee continued to paddle east to northeast to Hudson Bay on the unmapped Thlewiaza River. This map shows geographic detail on both shores, marks the current or rapids, and remarks on shoreline features: "white spruce, last trees, or embankments of boulders." At the mouth of the riverHudson Bay a small notation of Bight's Camp. Ink map created from journal sketches.