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Thu Jun 13, 2019, 03:17 AM

'You have railroaded us': Sale of Lebanon park to Bass Pro subsidiary riles residents

LEBANON — To hear Michael Donovan tell it, there’s no place in Lebanon quite like Nelson Park.

The city has other parks — including one right down the street. But none has a pine stand that makes him feel like he’s in the middle of nowhere in the middle of town.

And nowhere else is there a public pond where his son and other kids can fish for free without hopping on the interstate.

“Basically, it’s like an oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle,” he said.

Read more: https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/11/lebanon-nelson-park-sale-bass-pro-shops-riles-residents/1418544001/
((Springfield News-Leader)

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