Amid heated debate last night, Green Bay (WI) City Council approved two of three major development term sheets, including one to build a multi-use downtown outdoor stadium on the western edge of the Fox River that would host the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League). The term sheet approvals are not the final decisions for the projects. Development agreements also still must be reached. Read more here.
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Under a revised riverfront redevelopment plan presented Big Top Baseball, which owns and operates the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), Anduzzi’s Sports Club would build a $2 million restaurant on the northwest end of the stadium, and Mark Skogen, the CEO of Festival Foods, would privately invest $2.5 million in an indoor, 2,000-person concert venue and event space at the southwest corner of the stadium. The area would be known as “The Shipyard.” Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The name is finally here. After over 500 submissions and almost 1,000 votes for the Final Five names, the Bismarck Baseball team is set to announce the new team name at a fan event on Thursday, October 13 at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark. Continue reading
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.
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