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Parks and Recreation

September 29, 2017
Director James Kramer speaks to park commissioners at Dickinson's Parks and Recreation Board meeting on Friday morning. (Grady McGregor / The Dickinson Press)
Parks & Rec approves budget, supports Renaissance Plan
September 29, 2017 - 4:58pm
September 14, 2017
Jason Watson, center, will be head coach of Dickinson's new Expedition League team. (Grady McGregor / The Dickinson Press)
Dickinson Expedition League team formally announced
September 14, 2017 - 11:15pm
March 10, 2017
Killdeer's wellness center opened in July of 2016, and staff have already noticed weight loss in some of their regulars. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Chasing dreams: Killdeer parks and recreation director devotes 100 hours a week to community
March 10, 2017 - 10:18pm
September 12, 2016
Patterson Lake passes first blue-green algae test
September 12, 2016 - 8:47pm
May 26, 2016
(Left to right) Dickinson Park Board candidates KC Homiston, Howard Sharpe and Daniel Duletski debated Thursday night at Player’s Sports Bar & Grill. (Press Photo by Andrew Haffner)
Parks and recreation board candidates debate
May 26, 2016 - 10:22pm
August 18, 2015
Beach connects disjointed sidewalks with a multi-use trail
August 18, 2015 - 4:16pm
August 14, 2014
Letter: Save the Crooked Crane Trail
August 14, 2014 - 5:59pm
December 9, 2013
Kramer: West River Community Center construction could be delayed
December 9, 2013 - 7:24pm
September 19, 2013
Press Photo by Dustin Monke
Dickinson Parks and Recreation Director James Kramer stands near the West River Community Center on Wednesday where Mortenson Construction workers are in the process of adding four new basketball courts to the facility.
$23M of Dickinson recreation improvements set to be completed next summer
September 19, 2013 - 12:00am
December 18, 2012
Press Photo by Betsy Simon
James Kramer, director of Dickinson Parks and Recreation, sets up drawings of the proposed new recreation center prior to Monday's appreciation celebration at Lady J's Club in Dickinson. The event thanked donors and key participants in building the West River Community Center and recognized that the original bond used for the project was paid in full in eight years.
Parks and Rec appreciation celebration
December 18, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative Architecture Senior Principal Brian Beckler, left, addresses a crowd of community leaders at an informational meeting about the West River Community Center and Dickinson Recreational Center expansions at the Heart River Retreat in Dickinson on Monday. The projects, which include adding an outdoor pool and another sheet of ice to the grounds, will cost around $20 million when complete.
Rec Center, WRCC proceed with expansion
November 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 9, 2012
The Phil Patterson Memorial Bandshell pictured Thursday at Memorial Park in Dickinson remains a topic of discussion between city and park officials. The park district has put funds aside to be used to update the facility if, or when, a decision is made about how to fix it.
Dickinson's bandshell future uncertain
June 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 20, 2012
DPS talks with Parks and Rec about growth
May 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 1, 2012
Dickinson residents Kim Callahan and Joyce Braun take a rest from riding bicycle around the city Saturday. Riding has become dangerous with the increase in traffic.
Dickinson 'not bike-friendly'
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2009
Parks and Recreation in Brief
April 13, 2009 - 11:20pm