November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Bob Mercer
CUSTER â South Dakota state park officials and their project architect have changed their minds about where to build the new visitor center and theater complex for Custer State Park.
Now their sights are s…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Jordan Smith
BROOKINGS â What was once a landfill now offers residents of Brookings a place to get outdoors.
The Dakota Nature Park, located on 22nd Avenue, was originally the city landfill, which closed in the mid â90s. …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized
BRANDON (AP) â Residents of the southeastern South Dakota city of Brandon have rejected plans for a $12.5 million park project.
Unofficial results show that nearly 94 percent of the 2,074 people who voted Tuesday opposed the Aspen Park project.
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October 26, 2013 in Uncategorized
South Dakotaâs annual park entrance sticker sales dropped 2 percent this year, but total overall revenue from state parks and recreation areas increased by about $832,000.
Bob Schneider, assistant director of the Game, Fish and Parksâ Divisio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 13, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Hillcrest Golf Course will have more bunkers and some redesigned fairways next spring after the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission approved seeking bids for the work.
July 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Camping up about 8 percent from this point in 2012.
July 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
South Dakota owns about 600 acres of land there, while Iowa owns several hundred acres. The ultimate goal is to join the land and create the first joint state park in the country.
July 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Three parks are planned to open this year, and the mayor has recommended nine more within five years. Continue Reading
July 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Revenue from state facilities strong through June.
July 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Companies selected for high-profile projects.