Roller Coaster

As I mentioned in my last post, the bridge installation, via crane, was set for last Friday. Everything was set in place and lined up. Last Tuesday/Wednesday we received over an inch of rain, with a rapid rise in temperatures, which lead to serious flooding to Walsh Lake. All of the snow melt, with no

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Fresh Groom and Bridge Work

We just completed grooming the winter ski/walking trails on the front 9. With more snow on the way, we’ll plan to have both loops groomed by the weekend. Also, the deconstruction of the old bridge, and installation/construction of the new bridge has begun. The old bridge sections were removed today, and surprisingly, the concrete was

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Centennial Bridge Update

There has been a lot of behind the scenes work being done with our Centennial Bridge. After a year of planning, engineering, applying for and being approved for permits, carefully picking products to produce the intended local Old-World look, and refining logistics, Hartman Construction has been building the bridge inside their heated facility for the

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Winter Reading 1922-1928

Last year, I read through and extracted details from the club’s minute books from 1919-1921. The minutes I pulled out, revolved around the creation of the club, Seth Raynor’s design, the implementation of that design, as well as anything I found significant/interesting. In this installment, I went through the minutes from 1922-1928. The Board met

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Winter Update

It’s been 2+ months since the golf course has closed, wow! Our department may have had the busiest late fall season I can remember. The goal of keeping the course open as long as possible, then complete as many technical projects before the ground freezes up, mirrors the craziness of a quick spring snow melt

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