City of Bismarck to Celebrate Arbor Day May 5

  BISMARCK, N.D. – The Bismarck Forestry Division will host a community recognition program and ceremonial planting Friday, May 5, 2017, 1:30 PM, at Sunrise Park, 3201 Northrop Drive, Bismarck. The public is welcome and invited to attend. The 2017 …
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Open Fires Banned on Oahe WMA

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is prohibiting open burning this spring on property managed south of Bismarck and Mandan, as a means to reduce potential for wildfires on a heavily wooded recreation area along the Missouri River. Bill …
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Capital Ice Complex Construction Update

  The upgrades to Schaumberg Arena and construction of Wachter Arena continue at the Capital Ice Complex. Here are some photos to show the progress that is being made.   Locker rooms will be on the ground floor. What you …
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