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Minnesota second, Wisconsin third for bike-friendly states

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota ranks second and Wisconsin third among the most bike-friendly states in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists.

Only Washington ranked higher for having better trails, laws, promotion of and participation in bicycling.
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Horse trail project faces uncertainty

April 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

GF&P wants to move ahead with Black Hills plan.
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How would you spend $100 on county parks, trails?

February 19, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Development of a new Douglas County Parks and Trails Plan is well under way, but there’s still time to have your say.
The plan is a blueprint for the county’s parks, open spaces, trails and bikeways over the next 25 years. Continue Reading

SD governor awards grants for recreational trails

November 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded about $1.5 million in federal grants to recreational trail projects throughout the state.
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Saddling up

September 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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OUR OPINION: For Minnesota, a world-class system of regional parks

August 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Job One is to keep or enhance the current funding formula, which at last is bringing to Greater Minnesota a healthy stream of Legacy funds. Continue Reading

A peaceful refuge from the city life: Bemidji trails offer outdoor wonderland

July 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BEMIDJI, Minn. With the sun shining vibrantly and a peaceful breeze rustling leaves on a weekday afternoon, the city of Bemidji can be found bustling with activity: cars honking, semaphores flickering, electric signs flashing. Luckily, finding refuge from the vehicles and noise that accompany rush hour is simply a blade, stroll and pedal away. Continue Reading

Save the meadowlarks

July 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

In his recent column, Lloyd Omdahl was spot on in writing that the state’s top priority right now is to meet the burgeoning demands for services and infrastructure in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Trail that starts in ND seeks link to Appalachian Trail

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The longest hiking trail in the United States stops 40 miles short of its most famous cousin, but a group is trying to bridge that gap. Continue Reading

3 Minnesota trails get national designation

May 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis announced Thursday that 54 trails spanning 23 states have been designated national recreation trails. Continue Reading