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January 26, 2018
Parks upgrading security at all facilities
January 26, 2018 - 7:16pm
December 13, 2017
Memorial Park's new Veterans Pavilion is expected to open in February. Kolling & Kolling Inc. has the facility enclosed and interior work is starting soon. (Brandon L. Summers / The Dickinson Press)
Veterans Pavilion to open in February
December 13, 2017 - 1:33am
October 26, 2017
Administration proposes raising entrance fees at national parks
October 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
September 8, 2017
Henry Duray, manager of Grahams Island State Park on Devils Lake, stands outside the park's new Visitor Center in April 2017. Duray is retiring after a 42-year career with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department. His last day is Sept. 15, 2017. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Longtime ND state park manager calls it a career
September 8, 2017 - 8:01am
May 30, 2017
Grahams Island State Park on Devils Lake in North Dakota.
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
February 6, 2017
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
October 11, 2015
Dustin Monke
Monke: The dark problem with our parks
October 11, 2015 - 9:53am
Playing through summer : Businessman pitches idea to have a Dickinson wood-bat collegiate team
September 11, 2015 - 10:26pm
June 17, 2015
Wendy Ross has officially been named the superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Wendy Ross named superintendent of TNRP
June 17, 2015 - 9:14pm
January 9, 2015
Press Photo by Nadya Faulx 
Suzanne Russ, founder of the Friends of the Crooked Crane Trail advocacy group, walks through the tall grass that overruns the path around Patterson Lake on Aug. 14. The city received $975,000 from the North Dakota Industrial Commission Outdoor Heritage Fund to renovate the trail.
State approves millions in Outdoor Heritage grants: Crooked Crane Trail awarded almost $1M
January 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
November 10, 2014
The site of the future Stark County Veterans Memorial is seen Monday before the Veterans Day holiday. Construction delays have stalled progress on the memorial more than a year after ground broke. (Press Photo by Nadya Faulx)
Stark County Veterans Memorial faces construction delays
November 10, 2014 - 6:58pm
August 26, 2014
FNS Photo by Dustin Monke 
A marker at the start of the Maah Daah Hey cycling trail is seen as the sun sets on Sully Creek State Park south of Medora on June 29.
Does North Dakota need more parks?
August 26, 2014 - 12:22pm
July 18, 2014
Minnesotans to ND: Don’t wait to work out details of outdoors amendment
July 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
March 21, 2013
Roers' West Ridge development off Interstate 94 Exit 59 is seen March 3 in west Dickinson.
Make room for parks: Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission wants closer partnership between developers, park commission
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
October 27, 2011
Dickinson Parks & Recreation Director James Kramer points out the spread of park facilities on a map of while park Commissioner Scott Kovash looks on Wednesday during a Park Board roundtable meeting at the West River Community Center in Dickinson.
Parks needed as Dickinson grows
October 27, 2011 - 12:00am