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Chief Looking’s Village Reopens

Chief Looking’s Village reopens today, Friday, September 18. Improvements were made to the roadway, parking lots, and guardrails. The Chief Looking’s Village, 2023 Burnt Boat Dr., area features an interpretive trail, telling visitors about North Dakota’s first citizens. This natural …
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9-17-2020 Board of Park Commissioners Brief

  Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Finance Director, presented the 2021 Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Operating Budget. The 2021 budget is a balanced budget with no increase in mills. The Board of Park Commissioner’s approved the budget. …
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AARP Outdoor Fitness Park Organized by FitLot is Open

A new outdoor fitness space located at Jaycee Centennial Park, 321 E. Century Ave. is now complete, open and ready for all ages and abilities. AARP has teamed up with the non-profit FitLot to bring an outdoor fitness space to …
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