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Sibley State Park
May 23, 2014
Bonding bill includes $1.3 million for Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Now the work can begin in earnest to develop a five-mile extension of the Glacial Lakes Trail connecting New London and Sibley State Park. The bonding bill recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton includes a $1,299,000 appropriation to make the trail extension possible. The...
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am
Naturalist to be hired for the season to host Sibley State Park programs
NEW LONDON — A park naturalist will again be leading programs at Sibley State Park this summer season. The park is currently considering applicants for a seasonal naturalist position at the park, according to Gary Bullemer, assistant manager of the park. The naturalist position...
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am
April 1, 2014
House bonding proposal funds Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Funds for connecting the Glacial Lakes Trail in New London to Sibley State Park are included in the $975 million bonding bill unveiled in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Minnesota Parks and Trails Council reported that the House bonding bill...
April 1, 2014 - 11:05pm
November 16, 2013
After more than a generation defining what a state park naturalist should be, Dick Clayton prepares to pass torch
For more than a generation, Dick Clayton has defined for us what a park naturalist should be. Soon, it will be someone else’s turn. Dick...
November 16, 2013 - 1:01am
October 19, 2013
Bonding tour includes look at proposed extension of Glacial Lakes Trail
NEW LONDON — A proposal to extend the Glacial Lakes Recreational Trail from New London to Sibley State Park appears to be gaining traction. Eight...
October 19, 2013 - 5:30am
October 13, 2013
Senate committee will hear pitch for regional bonding projects this week
WILLMAR — The Senate Capital Investment Committee will be in west central Minnesota this week to hear proposals for more than $22 million in bonding requests for the 2014 bonding bill. Those projects include a proposal to extend the Glacial Lakes State Trail from New London...
October 13, 2013 - 11:18pm
October 5, 2013
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
From soft golden yellows to bright, brilliant reds, fall colors have begun to appear in west central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota...
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am
August 28, 2013
Bicyclists to tour area this weekend
NEW LONDON — A group of bicyclists will be touring the area over the Labor Day weekend from their base at Sibley State Park. Participants in the Parks and Trails Council of Minnesota’s ninth annual Bike Minnesota tour will be visiting Sunburg, Spicer, New London, Paynesville...
August 28, 2013 - 11:40pm
March 24, 2013
Video: Maple Syrup Program at Sibley Park
Dick Clayton, Sibley State Park naturalist, explains how to tap a maple tree and turn the tree sap into maple syrup during a program at the park....
March 24, 2013 - 4:49pm
December 18, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., tourism could see benefits from possible expansion of Sibley State Park
WILLMAR — Word Tuesday that preliminary negotiations are under way for the potential purchase of 153 acres of land west of New London to possibly expand Sibley State Park was exciting news for the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. “A mighty lucky county” is how Commissioner...
December 18, 2012 - 11:11pm
November 21, 2012
Hunting: Sibley State Park closes for deer hunt Saturday, Sunday
The Minnesota DNR will shut down Sibley State Park to visitors during the special resource management deer hunt this Saturday and Sunday. The...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2010
Making Maple Syrup at Sibley State Park
Dick Clayton, a naturalist at Sibley State Park located near New London, Minnesota explains the process of making maple syrup from the sap of...
March 14, 2010 - 6:33pm