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sibley state park
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 Clayton, naturalist at Sibley State Park for 35 years, has announced his plans to retire on Dec. 3. “I don’t know how you can sum...
life / outdoors
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 members of the Senate Capital Investment Committee toured the route Friday as part of a three-day fact-finding excursion to learn about...
news / region
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...
news / local
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 Department of Natural Resources, this area of Minnesota currently falls anywhere from 25 to 75 percent of peak fall colors, meaning that these...
life / extra
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...
news / local
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.
news / local
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...
news / local
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 hunt is a way to "Help control the deer population" at Sibley and other state parks, according to a DNR release.
sports / outdoors
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 trees during a program held Saturday, March 13, 2010.
March 14, 2010 - 6:33pm