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Murdock: ‘Warming’ theory trapped in Antarctic ice

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Deroy Murdock / Syndicated Columnist

Chinese choppers on Thursday evacuated 52 passengers marooned in the South Pole since Christmas Eve aboard the Russian science vessel MS Akademik Shokalskiy. It will take far more than helicopters, however, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Russian scientists’ drilling reaches giant freshwater lake under Antarctica

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After more than two decades of drilling in Antarctica, Russian scientists have reached the surface of a gigantic freshwater lake hidden under miles of ice for some 20 million years a lake that may hold life from the distant past and clues to the search for life on other planets. “It’s a meeting with the unknown,” a researcher said. Continue Reading

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Scientists begin research into underground Antarctic lake

February 6, 2012 in WDAY

Antarctica (WDAY TV) _ It’s one of the largest bodies of freshwater in the world and until today, humans have never even touched the water in it. Continue Reading

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UND Geology Team Heading to Antarctica

November 23, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A University of North Dakota geology team is heading back to Antarctica.
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British woman attempts extrodinary Antarctica trek

November 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Reaching the end of the Earth has become almost routine these days: One hundred years after Norway’s Roald Amundsen beat Britain’s R.F. Scott to the South Pole, more than 30 teams are trying for it this year. Continue Reading

Minnesota’s Bancroft, Norway’s Arnesen plan South Pole expedition in 2012

October 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota-based explorer Ann Bancroft and her polar trekking partner Liv Arnesen of Norway will be hitting the ice again, leading a 2012 expedition with six other women from six continents on an 800-mile, 80-day ski trek to the South Pole. Continue Reading

South Pole evacuation: Sick American flown to New Zealand

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A sick American engineer who had been working at the South Pole for a year has been successfully evacuated and said today she slept for the whole plane ride to New Zealand for medical treatment.
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South to Antarctica: Perkins seeks new adventure by working at McMurdo Station

June 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON For most of his life, Jerry Perkins has been a farmer in the Worthington area, albeit a farmer with a keen spirit of adventure.
Now “unsuccessfully retired,” as he likes to joke, Jerry recently tried out a new occupation in an unusual setting that of a taxi driver in Antarctica. He spent three months from Nov. 15 to Feb. 20 working at McMurdo Station in the Earth’s southernmost continent in support of the scientific research being conducted there. Continue Reading

Steger reunites with Trans-Antarctic dog-sled trek team

December 10, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

For the first time in 20 years, all six members of the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition — the dog-sled trek across Antarctica led by Minnesota adventurer Will Steger — have joined together for a 20th-anniversary reunion of the record-setting 1990 feat. Continue Reading