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Richard Shafer, Grand Forks, letter: No more paved trails in Turtle River park

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A meeting scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Turtle River State Park will be an open forum on adding paved trails. As a year-around user of the park for almost two decades, I have observed increasing deforestation, as trails are unnecessarily widened and more green space is paved. Continue Reading

State park names artist in residence

July 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Michelle Brusegaard will be the next artist in residence at Turtle River State Park 20 miles west of Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Grand Forks County 4-H Camp will be Tuesday

July 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The annual Grand Forks County 4-H Day Camp will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Turtle River State Park 22 miles west of Grand Forks on U.S. Highway 2.
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Western ND Oil Boom Means Decreased Budget for Turtle River State Park

June 6, 2012 in WDAZ

(WDAZ-TV) – Managers at Turtle River State park say they’re forced to put construction and upkeep projects on hold because of a decreased budget.
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Racers Test Their Limits at Turtle River State Park

April 28, 2012 in WDAZ

TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK (WDAZ-TV) – It’s a six-hour extreme race that tests peoples’ strength, endurance and sense of direction and it’s called the North Dakota Spring Primer Adventure Race. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: Turtle River State Park takes shape in ’37

April 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Residents of northeast North Dakota were invited to visit the camp of the CCC Company by Capt. Lawrence Holder. Located north of Arvilla, N.D., it was then called the Grand Forks State Park. It is now Turtle River State Park. Continue Reading

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Winter Fun Without Snow At Turtle River State Park

December 28, 2011 in WDAZ

TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK (WDAZ-TV) – Families are still taking advantage of the nice weather at Winter Fest in Turtle River State Park. Continue Reading

Lack of snow won’t stop Turtle River Winter Fest

December 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The fourth annual Winter Fest at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D., will go on as planned Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., although some activities will be modified because there’s no snow. Continue Reading

Winter activities gearing up at Turtle River State Park

December 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D., is gearing up for its winter activities including a Winter Fest on Dec. 28-29 and cross country skiing. It also has 2012 park passes for sale in time for the holidays. Continue Reading

The dangerous Turtle River

July 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

One woman’s cautionary taleSue Twedt’s lively game of fetch in the Turtle River with her two dogs almost turned deadly. Twedt was standing calf-deep in the Turtle River east of the Turtle River State Park dam, throwing sticks to Hagrid, her Great Dane, and Mudge, her Labradoodle, on June 19 when both animals disappeared, she said. Continue Reading