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FLATS Work Day on the Thousand Hills Trail

We’re getting a big group together on Saturday, August 22nd at 9:00 a.m. to groom as much of the Thousand Hills Trail as we can in preparation for the 5th Annual F*L*A*T*S Trail Half Marathon. We’ll have some extra tools … Continue reading

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Sign-up Available for the Red, White, and Blue Ride on July 3rd!

As of today, you can sign up for the first ever Red, White, and Blue Ride taking place on July 3rd!  You might remember it as the Hillest FLATS Ride Ever.  A few things have changed this year and we … Continue reading

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Phase One of The Forest Lake Area Trail System is Open!!!

Thanks to the efforts and faith of many, many people Phase One of the Forest Lake Area Trail System is officially open for your enjoyment!!! We were always confident that this project would serve the entire community but seeing hundreds of … Continue reading

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Phase One Dedication Ceremony Announced

Please join us for the Official Dedication of Phase One of the FLATS Trail at 11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, April 22nd in Thousand Hills State Park. There will be many special guests with more details to be announced as the date … Continue reading

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FLATS Hike! – Presented by NEMO Heart Health Kirksville Walking Club

Join the NEMO Heart Health Kirksville Walking Club for a guided hike provided by FLATS! We’ll be exploring Phase 1 of the project! The hike will start at 10am at the parking lot by the dining lodge. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Last Opportunity to Add Your Name to Trail Head Plaque

To celebrate the FLATS Phase One Groundbreaking the Forest Lake Area Trail System has set Thursday, October 3 as the deadline for donors’ names to be added to a plaque that will be placed at the trail head in Thousand … Continue reading

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DNR Crews Begin Building Phase One

Department of Natural Resources construction crews arrived at Thousand Hills to begin preparing the site Monday, September 9, and have already marked the trail route, installed 7000 feet of silt fence as part of our Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, … Continue reading

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Phase One Groundbreaking Celebration Thursday, October 3rd!

The day has come to celebrate the start of construction on Phase One of the Forest Lake Area Trail System! Mark your calendars for the official FLATS Phase One Groundbreaking Celebration on Thursday, October 3rd at 4:00 p.m. The Groundbreaking Celebration … Continue reading

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North Star Rotary Hosts FLATS Fundraiser at Ruby Tuesday

Please join the Rotary Club of Kirksville–North Star and the Forest Lake Area Trail System Friday, September 20th for a fundraiser at Ruby Tuesday! Ruby Tuesday will only make a donation (20% of the total purchase) to FLATS if you bring … Continue reading

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FLATS Volunteers at The DuKum’s NEMO Fair Tent

Craig Shorten, owner of the DuKum Inn, presented a $1,400 check to FLATS after members of the FLATS Steering Committee and several volunteers recently worked as guest bartenders at the DuKum’s NEMO Fair Tent. FLATS is strong because of the … Continue reading

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