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Larks Add New Deck

Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of the Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), will have a new, sure-to-be popular summertime feature.  Construction of a 2,500 square foot deck along the right field line will be ready for its 2019 debut later this month.  The team and the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District teamed to make the project happen.  Construction began this week.  Read more here.  View press release and renderings here.

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Mandan Ballpark Renovations Still on Track for July Start

Mandan Veterans Memorial Ballpark ballpark built in the 1950s is scheduled for a much-needed renovation in July.  The $2.5 million renovation project will include 500 additional seats, upgrades to the grandstand wings, dugout, canopy and press box.  The project is expected to be completed by spring 2019.  Read more here.  We can’t help but to continue to speculate that Mandan (ND) could become a cross-town rival/travel partner for the Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League).

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Mandan (ND) Ballpark Renovations on Track

Mandan Veteran’s Memorial Ballpark in Mandan (ND), across the Missouri River from Bismarck (ND), will undergo a $2.5 million renovation project beginning next summer.  To date, $1.5 million has already been raised.  Read more here.  As we pondered back in September, could Mandan become a future cross-river rival for the Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League)?  It’s a stretch from a 20,000-population standpoint, and Legion ball appears to be the primary focus, but the far-flung Northwoods circuit does have a huge footprint gap to fill.

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Northwoods League Announces Executive and Organization of the Year

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that John Bollinger, GM of the Bismarck Larks, has been named the 2017 Northwoods League Executive of the Year. The award, which was decided by a vote of team officials at the League’s annual fall meetings last week in Willmar, MN is given annually to the League’s outstanding executive. In another vote, the Bismarck Larks were awarded the Organization of the Year award. Continue reading

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Larks Make Strong Inaugural Home Debut

The Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) made their home debut in front of 1,690 fans at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.  Over the four-game inaugural home stand that wrapped up Friday night, the Larks averaged 1,481 fans per game.  View photos here.

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It’s the Bismarck Larks!

bismark-larks-logoThe new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise in Bismarck (ND) will be known as the Bismarck Larks.  The name and primary and secondary logos were unveiled during an event Thursday evening.  Go to website here.  Read press release here. Watch unveiling here.

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