February 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
With one of the largest and best outdoors-themed retail stores in the state (Cabela’s), a location along Interstate 90, and a major tourist attraction (the Corn Palace), Mitchell seems the ideal place for a nearby state park. Continue Reading
February 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic
State not willing to help fund study right now, according to city officials.
July 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic
20 vehicles a day flocking to future state park along Big Sioux River. Continue Reading
July 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota’s first new state park in more than 50 years, is already drawing some 20 cars a day.
The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River bordering Iowa was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early 1700s. Continue Reading
November 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) South Dakota has partnered with two nonprofit organizations to purchase 324 acres of land along the Big Sioux River that will make up a portion of the proposed Blood Run State Park.
July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Three buildings have been burglarized at Afton State Park, which is closed along with all of Minnesota’s state parks because of the government shutdown, authorities said Tuesday. Continue Reading
June 24, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Four years ago, The Daily Republic published a news story announcing that among the state’s 10 largest cities, Mitchell is the farthest from any state park or state recreation area. Mitchell’s nearest such state facility is Lake Vermillion Recreation Area, about 45 miles to the east. Continue Reading
April 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
CURRIE Things may be a bit crazy this spring and summer during the construction season, but in the end, the results at Lake Shetek State Park will definitely justify the means. Continue Reading
September 9, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Bear Head Lake State Park in northeastern Minnesota has been named America’s Favorite Park in an Internet poll sponsored by the National Park Foundation and Coca-Cola. Continue Reading