May 14, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Once work is completed on ball diamond No. 11 at McElroy Park later this month, the diamond will be named in honor of Lyle “Trapper” Lawrence.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission unanimously approved a request made on behalf of Lawrence’s family by Darin Peterson to allow the family to name the ball diamond in honor of Lawrence, in exchange for a $15,000 donation. The exact wording of the name will be left up to the family. Continue Reading
May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Among residents, sales of one-day licenses are down 60 percent and annual licenses are off 58.9 percent.
May 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Nobles County Parks Superintendent Jerry Braun has announced that county parks, specifically Fury’s Island and Maka-Oicu, will remain closed until further notice. Continue Reading
April 25, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WINDOM Pioneer Public Television will premiere a brand new parks production, “Great Minnesota Parks: Southwest”, featuring Pipestone National Monument, Lake Shetek State Park and Jeffers Petroglyphs. Continue Reading
April 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Associate professor Mark Sweeney led the 10 a.m. walk, teaching about local geology, how the mound was formed and the geological processes influencing it today.
March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
March 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed legislation Thursday creating South Dakota’s first new state park since 1972.
March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that provides $4 million to improve three parts of South Dakota’s state park system.
March 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission would like developers to think not only of the first residents moving into the neighborhoods they are building, but those who will live there in 100-plus years. Continue Reading
March 12, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission approved a 25 percent pay increase for seasonal maintenance workers Monday at its monthly meeting.
The commission increased the hourly rate from $8 to $10 to bring in better qualified applicants. Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department Director Doug Hogan said it has been a struggle during the last two or three years to find and keep young adults for these seasonal jobs.