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September 10, 2016
Arbor Day marked with tree planting
This Arbor Day should hold special importance in Jamestown, according to Sheri Steckler, city forester. "We've been taking out a lot more trees than we've been planting," she said. "The past three years we've taken out about 400 trees due to Dutch elm alone."
September 10, 2016 - 6:31am
August 24, 2016
Obama creates new national monument in Maine forest
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acres in Maine's North Woods as a national monument, as the administration prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The new monument includes mountains, forests, and the East Branch...
News/Nation and World
August 24, 2016 - 11:57pm
Wildfire forces closure of south entrance to Yellowstone National Park
CODY, Wyo. - Burning trees and thick smoke from a large Wyoming wildfire have prompted authorities to close the main connecting road between the south end of Yellowstone National Park and the northern border of Grand Teton National Park. The closure order, which was made earlier...
News/Nation and World
August 24, 2016 - 8:52pm
August 4, 2016
Parks and Rec to host run/walk, bike race
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will host the Pipestem Creek Trail run/walk Aug. 13 and the Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race Aug. 14 at Pipestem Creek Trail located next to Pipestem Dam. Registration for the run/walk on Aug. 13 starts at 8 a.m. with races starting at...
August 4, 2016 - 6:56am
July 28, 2016
Friday to be last day of Parks Program
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the Parks Program’s last day will be Friday. Leapaldt, McElroy, Nickeus and Meidinger parks will be open for children’s activities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day. There will be park activities all morning with a...
July 28, 2016 - 6:54am
July 12, 2016
Parks and Recreation Commission to meet
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Office on 2nd Avenue Southeast. Doug Hogan, Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department director, said one of the commission members couldn’t attend the meeting Monday,...
July 12, 2016 - 6:57am
July 9, 2016
Parks Program hosting dog show Tuesday
The Jamestown Parks Program will be hosting a dog show at Eventide Jamestown at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The event is open to the public. Anyone interested is able to enter his or her dog in the show. Awards will be given for different categories. There will be no supervised Parks Program...
July 9, 2016 - 6:39am
June 11, 2016
Parks program plans dog show Tuesday
The Jamestown Parks Program will be hosting a dog show at Ave Maria on Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Awards will be given for various categories. Parking is available in the back parking lot near the area where the dog show will take place. The supervised activities at Leapaldt Park,...
June 11, 2016 - 6:47am
June 9, 2016
Kite Festival this weekend
Organizers say the appearance of all 10 members of a professional sport kite flying team will be a rare treat for the 22nd annual Kite Festival...
June 9, 2016 - 6:50am
May 10, 2016
Parks and Rec tables spending decisions
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission delayed decisions on four projects until its members are certain there is enough money to pay for those projects. At its meeting Monday the commission tabled consideration of reshingling the roofs of the grandstand and press box at Jack...
May 10, 2016 - 7:00am
May 4, 2016
Park Board determines Degen, Wilhelm violated reservoir permit by not paying taxes on time
With all permit holders for land around the Jamestown Reservoir facing an increase in permit fees from the Bureau of Reclamation next year, the Stutsman County Park Board sent a message to them Tuesday that late payments of property taxes could result in administrative action. The...
May 4, 2016 - 1:27pm
Billings County Commission tables refinery zoning
MEDORA, N.D. --The topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery project just a few miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota drew some quiet protests Tuesday morning in Medora at a meeting of the Billings County Commission.....
May 4, 2016 - 6:31am
March 30, 2016
Jamestown Parks and Rec moving closer to starting date for TRAC work
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission made an offer March 16 of $500,000 to the Jamestown Regional Medical Center to purchase 8.61 acres adjacent to the 15.3 acres of property set aside for the Two Rivers Activity Center in northeast Jamestown. Doug Hogan, Jamestown Parks...
March 30, 2016 - 6:39am
March 17, 2016
Joint powers agreement signed for bond sale
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission approved a joint powers agreement with the city of Jamestown regarding the $28.6 million Dougherty bond sale to build the Two Rivers Activity Center. Doug Hogan, director of Jamestown Parks and Recreation, said Wednesday the project’s...
March 17, 2016 - 6:46am
March 14, 2016
Erosion continues to be a problem at Double Ditch
BISMARCK—As another piece of land at Double Ditch Indian Village is showing signs of sliding into the Missouri River, preservation of...
March 14, 2016 - 6:34am