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Ortonville Park Board Looking to Revisit the National Parks Student Presentations

The Ortonville Park Board met last night at their regularly scheduled meeting – I’m writing to cover just a couple of their agenda items. In new business, Scott Simmons announced he would be stepping down from the Board – but stressed he would be happy to help on projects and assist in an advisory role when the Board calls on him.  I’m covering this item to take a moment to extend a HUGE THANK YOU for the work that he has done on the Park Board – and his many volunteer hours planning and creating Ortonville Central Park’s new Disc Golf course last summer (you can follow their updates on the Central Park Disc Golf Facebook Page)  I’ve added a few photos of their work to reflect what a major undertaking this was by Scott and the many awesome volunteers.  Scott is the Manager of the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District and also serves as the Coordinator/Manager for the Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge – just a little extra note …