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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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Bat Houses at Riverwood Golf Course – KFYR News Story

Pebble Creek Driving Range

  Pebble Creek driving range, 2525 North 19th St., will open today, April 11 at 11am. All Bismarck Parks and Recreation District courses, Riverwood, Tom O’Leary and Pebble Creek, are now open for the season. Tee times can be made …
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Community Survey Results Released

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) conducted a community input survey to gather information from residents regarding programs, parks, trails and facilities. The survey was part of the 2018-20 BPRD strategic planning process. A total of 717 responses were …
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Driving Range

  The driving range at Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr., is now open.  Seven stations will be open. Mats will be used. Driving range hours will be Noon-6 pm daily. The driving range at Pebble Creek Golf Course will …
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We put a pencil to it….

  Did you know Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) properties provided zoo, museum and concert experiences to nearly 280,000 visitors in 2016?  And that 16 state, regional, or national championships and 33 trail events engaged approximately 30,000 participants? The …
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National Special Olympics Championship coming to Bismarck

  More than 450 athletes, comprising 32 Traditional and Unified Sports teams (people with and without intellectual disability competing together, on the same team) from across the United States and Canada will converge on Bismarck for the 2017 Special Olympics …
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Capital Ice Complex

The Capital Ice Complex continues to appear before our eyes. Progress on the construction of the new Wachter Arena and upgrades to the existing Schaumberg Arena is coming along nicely, even through the winter months. Steel is going up. Stadium …
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