Minot Park Board Clears Procedural Hurdles, Puts District on Path to New Funding Method, MARC Construction

The Minot Park Board held a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to complete procedural steps needed to move forward with building the Minot Aquatics & Recreation Center and funding the Park District through a 1 cent sales tax as opposed to a property tax. Two motions were passed, one approving the ballot language that will now

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Four Miles of Skating Trail Opens on Red River Near Winnipeg

We’ve been featuring a few of these stories because it seems like in Canada park districts are getting more creative with their winter recreation activities. Here’s another story about a river based skating trail for those looking for some exercise and a dose of nature.

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Minot Park District Moves Forward on the ‘MARC’, Proposes New Funding Method for District

The Minot Park District and Park Board held a public forum at the Municipal Auditorium this afternoon to present and discuss recommendations on a possible Minot rec center. The proposed facility is the result of months of work by IBIS Enterprises, the consulting group that was hired to survey Minot’s stakeholder organizations and develop the

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Minot Park District Recounts Busy Year

For Minot Parks, there are more than a few accomplishments to hang its hat on in 2014, but that doesn’t mean the park district will be complacent in 2015.

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Estevan Council Debates Future of Summer Ice

The most interesting part of this article is the hourly price of ice which is significantly higher than the price for ice time in Minot.

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Winnipeg River Trail Open or Skating

If life gives you winter, maybe you should make do with winter recreation. And that’s exactly what Winnipeg is doing with this creative outdoor recreation idea.

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