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Sheila Schafer Junior Links Closes Temporarily

Starting Aug. 8, 2022, the Sheila Schafer Junior Links location next to the Tom O’Leary Golf Course is closed due to expansion of the VFW Sports Center. Discussion is underway regarding relocation of the junior links course. Potential sites include …
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Closing Schedule Available for Outdoor Pools

There’s still time to enjoy Bismarck’s three outdoor pools before they close for the season! Last Day: Friday, Aug. 12 Hillside Aquatic Complex: 12-7pm Paul H. Wachter Aquatic Complex: 12-4pm Final Week Schedule for Elks Aquatic Complex Aug. 13-21: 12-7pm …
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Construction Access Points across Burleigh Avenue Trail

Vehicle access points (bumps) across the E. Burleigh Ave. Shared Use Trail will be installed at two locations between Dortmund Dr. and High Plains Rd. through October.

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