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Can The City of Bemidji Afford to be a "City As A Park" Part 2: How Can We Pay to Maintain 18 Parks?
In our last blog we challenged the city’s thought process on what they will use the remaining money they are taking in for parks and trails from the .5% city sales tax. That tax converts over t...
6/17/10 at 3:24 PM Can City of Bemidji Afford to be a City As a Park? Part 1: Running out of Money for Library/Paul Bunyan Lakefront Park 6/12/10 at 1:02 AM
UP IN SMOKE...CAN YOU SEE ME NOW??? 9/21/09 at 3:56 PM
Minnesota Offers Free Park Day
Along with other parks across the country, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging families to answer the call of the wild and participate in National Get Outdoors Day by of...
6/10/10 at 2:14 AM Paul Bunyan State Trail construction completed 6/1/10 at 3:00 AM
Fourth of July weekend: Take a train ride, tour the night sky, and more at Minnesota state parks 6/29/09 at 3:19 AM
I feel something like a traitor when I take my kids to play at a park outside of Worthington. After all, Worthington has in excess of 25 city parks, many of them wonderful - with Chautauqua Park proba...
4/18/10 at 3:16 PM Sibley Park 4/1/10 at 7:37 AM
Park and Rec Board agendas now available online
Randy Ahrendt, the city of Mitchell's director of parks, recreation and forestry, called me recently to inform me of what I consider a welcome addition to the city's Web site. His department has start...
1/12/10 at 8:00 AM A state park near Mitchell: the best Vision 2000 idea that never caught on 7/26/09 at 5:04 PM
Into the Wild
I have been watching a documentary this week on the Public Broadcasting System titled, “The National Parks; America’s Best Idea.” I hope you’ve been watching it with me as it i...
9/30/09 at 1:36 PM
During this past weekend our family went to Turtle River State Park, near Arvilla, N.D. It's one of our favorite spots to visit and this weekend was the annual Turtle Fest. We...
6/22/09 at 4:32 AM