• Debate Over 10 MPH Limit on Minneapolis Bike Paths

    by STEVE BRANDT; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) April 2015

    Minneapolis park officials Wednesday night rejected a proposal to remove 10 mile-per-hour speed limits on park bike paths after the plan ignited an online debate among drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

  • City Replaces Rundown Tennis Backboards


    Those mostly wooden green barriers have long been used to help tennis players groove their strokes or grasp the fundamentals of the sport without a partner

  • Park System's Multimillion Dollar Overhaul Starting Soon

    by TAYLOR NACHTIGAL, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) April 2015

    After budget changes prompted by rising costs, a $7 million makeover of Coon Rapids' Sand Creek Park is about to get rolling, with planners expected to pick a construction company this month and work to begin in May.

  • Charter Pledges $10K for Park's Accessible Playground

    by Lucas High April 2015

    Charter Communications pledged Wednesday to donate $10,000 toward the construction of a universally accessible playground at Cahill Park.

  • $15M Park Would Host Pickleball, Team Sports, Dogs

    by Alexandra Seltzer Palm Beach Post Staff Writer April 2015

    In the past 11 years, Palm Beach County has not issued a bond referendum for parks and recreation. That could change in 2016, and if it does happen, suburban Boynton Beach could get a district park.

  • Coaches Get Creative in Caring for Their Diamonds

    by Pat Hickey 812-464-6736 / @ECP_Hickey April 2015

    Kevin Herdes did not want to be a when he grew up. But this is the time of the year when he and many spring sport coaches could arguably pass as one.

  • District Earmarks $92K for Repair of Three Tracks

    by Lana Sweeten-Shults April 2015

    Athletic tracks have been trod upon over the years at Wichita Falls ISD’s high schools, so the board of trustees during its work session Tuesday at the Education Center looked at giving the facilities a step up.

  • Multipurpose Turf Field Pegged for Former School Site

    by Mick Zawislak By Mick Zawislak April 2015

    A year has passed since Libertyville voters soundly thumped a last-chance plea to raise taxes to save the former Libertyville High School building.

  • Petitioners Urge City Council to Leave Park Alone

    by Aisling Swift April 2015

    A “Save Historical Landmark Cambier Park” petition was created after a consultant and the city parks director told a Community Services Advisory Board member it was underutilized and could be used for open space.

  • Drought Forcing Calif. Schools to Limit Field Irrigation

    by Loren Ledin, Ventura County Star (California) April 2015

    With California, particularly Southern California, in the midst of a significant drought, there’s bound to be a trickle-down effect for high schools and their sports teams. Any pun is intended.