A $2.5 million renovation project pitched for the Mandan Memorial Ballpark in Mandan (ND) across the Missouri River from Bismarck (ND), garnered a commitment of at least $500,000 from the Mandan Park Board on Monday. Read more here. With a population of 20,000, could Mandan become a cross-river rival for the new Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchise coming to Bismarck next season? The far-flung circuit does have a huge footprint gap to fill.
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LaCrosse Loggers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) General Manager Chris Goodell says when fans enter Copeland Park next summer, things will look much different. Changes coming include a remodeled entrance, new ticket office, retail store, more restrooms, and a second concessions area underneath a new covered pavilion. Read more and watch news report here. View renderings here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League is coming to Fond du Lac. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Marian University have announced a partnership to bring a new franchise into the league for the 2017 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The first ever event of its kind in baseball, the Home Run Derby at the Harbor, is less than two weeks away. The event on Monday, July 18th will feature top Northwoods League Sluggers batting from a pier that extends in to Lake Michigan. Continue reading
More than 1,200 fans showed up at Knute Nelson Memorial Park in Alexandria (MN) recently for Alexandria Beetles Reunion Night to honor the 15 past seasons of their former summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise. The contest featured the Thunder Bay Border Cats and the Willmar Stingers, who donned the throwback Beetles uniforms, hats, pants and helmets, while playing as the former Alexandria franchise on the scoreboard. Read more here.