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March 14, 2017
Salary range increased for TRAC position
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners approved increasing the salary range for the Learning Center child care supervisor at the Two Rivers Activity Center at its meeting on Monday. TRAC Facility Manager Amy Walters requested to change the salary range for the...
March 14, 2017 - 6:56am
March 7, 2017
TRAC playground equipment approved
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission unanimously awarded a $90,000 contract to My Turn Playsystems Monday to provide playground equipment for the Two Riv
March 7, 2017 - 6:45am
January 20, 2017
Cross-country ski trails open
Cross-country ski trails are groomed and available for use, according to the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department.There are 6 miles of groomed trails around the Hillcrest Municipal Golf Course’s pro shop area. Walkers and snowboarders are asked to stay off the groomed trail....
January 20, 2017 - 7:21am
January 5, 2017
County parks superintendent retires
Denny Lorenz retired at the end of December after more than 40 years of working for the Stutsman County Parks Department, almost 39 of them as...
January 5, 2017 - 10:40am
December 22, 2016
First Day Hikes events planned at state parks
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department has five locations participating in First Day Hikes events on Sunday, Jan. 1. Event opportunities include a bird count, a cross-country ski/snowshoeing event and a living history hike. The events are free and open to the public; state...
December 22, 2016 - 6:56am
December 13, 2016
If GF downtown declines, more empty parks loom
The future of Arbor Park is in limbo as city leaders and lovers of green space seek a solution for the sliver of land in downtown Grand Forks. At present, it's a quaint park in a lot vacated after the 1997 flood. Some, including the Herald's editorial board, want the park razed to...
December 13, 2016 - 6:51am
December 8, 2016
Letter to the editor: Lorenzes w ill be hard to replace
This is a letter of appreciation. We recently heard of the retirement of two county employees. Dennis and Donny Lorenz are retiring. We would like to say thank you for their past years of service to the community. Sometimes appearances are taken for granted at our county sites that...
December 8, 2016 - 7:41am
December 3, 2016
Yellowstone plans to thin bison herd by 900 animals
SALMON, Idaho - Yellowstone National Park plans to reduce its famed bison herd by at least 900 head this winter, culling stray animals outside the park in Montana by hunting and a program to round up and deliver wayward stock to Native American tribes for slaughter. The annual culling,...
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December 3, 2016 - 11:14am
December 1, 2016
Spike in Yellowstone grizzly deaths tied to conflicts with humans
SALMON, Idaho - U.S. wildlife managers at Yellowstone National Park are reporting an unusually high number of grizzly bear deaths, 55, linked to humans this year in a trend believed tied to a growing number of the bruins harming livestock or challenging hunters over freshly killed...
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December 1, 2016 - 5:20pm
November 23, 2016
Rec Tra ils Program grants available
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is seeking Recreational Trails Program grant applications for 2018. The department will have approximately $930,000 of federal grant monies available for motorized and non-motorized recreational trail projects through the Recreational...
November 23, 2016 - 6:59am
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...
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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...
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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