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Recreation celebration: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore turns 50 | GO

EMPIRE — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s milestone celebration underwent some COVID-19-related revisions.

It became a national park on Oct. 21, 1970 — President Richard Nixon signed the law that set aside the area along Lake Michigan for preservation and public use — and initially celebrated its 50th year in existence with an event in January, said Park Ranger Merrith Baughman.

“It’s an opportunity to bring more people to the

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Mark Twain National Forest seeking feedback on recreation plan

Document: Mark Twain National Forest Draft Five-Year Recreation Facility Strategy

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The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service has extended the public comment period on a draft of its five-year Recreation Facility Strategy for Mark Twain National Forest.

The public has until Oct. 17 to submit comments related to the plan, which outlines some of the changes the national forest is considering.

The Dry Fork Horse Camp, Pine Ridge

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Campers Told To Pack Up As National Forests Close Recreation Ahead Of Fire Weather

El Dorado County Deputies Help Rescue 3 Bear Cubs In TahomaEl Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies rescued the cubs from a dumpster in Tahoma on Lake Tahoe’s west shore.

Sacramento City Unified Parents Fed Up, Some Call To Boycott ClassThousands of Sacramento City Unified students are set to return to distance learning Tuesday, but exactly what that will look like is still up in the air.

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Amistad National Recreation Area reopening weekends and holidays, Labor Day included



After closing on weekends due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, Amistad National Recreation Area is reopening seven days a week. Photo: Jerry Lara, San Antonio Express-News / ©2013 San Antonio Express-News

Photo: Jerry Lara, San Antonio Express-News


After closing on weekends due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, Amistad National Recreation Area is reopening seven days a week.


The Amistad National Recreation Area is reopening seven days a week after temporarily closing on the weekends due to the surge in COVID-19 cases.

The National Park Service announced the opening

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Newly renovated Hotel Maytag Apartments win national affordable housing award

The conversion of a historic hotel in Newton into an affordable apartment complex has received national recognition.

Iowa has a rural housing shortage. Here’s how the state’s inmates will help solve it.

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The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, a trade organization that advocates for low-income housing, chose the Hotel Maytag Apartments on Monday as a 2020 recipient of the Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence

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