May 19, 2008
Arnold's Park Open For The Season
Northwest Iowa's only amusement park is open for the summer season. Arnold's Park Amusement Park opened its doors this weekend, and there were a lot of people who couldn't wait to have some fun. It's finally arrived. The weekend many people had been anxio... Read More »
July 21, 2007
Nearly 1000 catch Arnolds Park movie premiere
Screenwriter James Kreitel thinks Thursday night's world premiere of the motion picture "Arnolds Park," which was filmed largely in Arnolds Park two years ago, was a huge success. "I didn't expect to see this many people turn out. We were a bit pessimisti... Read More »
June 25, 2007
Legend Rollercoaster Celebrates 80th Birthday
A special birthday bash in Arnolds Park, Iowa marks the 80th anniversary of their amusement park's oldest ride... the Legend roller coaster. Putting smiles on the faces of children and grown-ups for 80 years, this white wooden roller coaster, with it's li... Read More »
June 21, 2007
$5-Million Endowment Announced For Arnolds Park
Officials at Arnolds Park Amusement Park, in the Iowa Great Lakes, are riding high after a big announcement. A $500,000 endowment from the Ed Parsons memorial will be used for capital improvements to the amusement park. Parsons, who was influential in the... Read More »
May 14, 2007
Siouxland Amusement Park Gets A New Look
For more than a century, folks in Arnolds Park, Iowa have entertained crowds at their hometown amusement park. As they get ready to open their door for the 118th season, some attractions are getting a new look. When Arnolds Park Amusement Park opens later... Read More »
September 18, 2006
Amusement park turns profit again - Sioux City Journal
Despite a decline in admissions to the amusement park from 2005, the board of directors of Historic Arnolds Park, Inc. (HAPI) announced another black-ink year of overall operations, the third in a row for the entertainment complex on West Lake Okoboji.
Budget and finance committee chair Fred Dowden reported the net operating income for the 2006 season was $189,000, or $9,000 better than a year ago. Dowden praised the work of general manager Scott Pyle, who reduced total operating expenses by $100,000.
April 13, 2006
Postive notes heard at Arnold Park Amusement Park meeting - Sioux City Journal
With the 2006 season opening in one month, the board of directors at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park met Wednesday and learned the financial picture is much brighter at the complex. The most recent audit reveals positive trends in financial management, including findings that operating revenues are up and expenses are down.