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Indian Village sets event this weekend

July 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village will hold its annual Archeology Awareness Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Continue Reading

Fossil Dig, July 23-29

June 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

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Fossils abundant at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

June 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MEDORA, N.D. The ever-changing landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, N.D., is a treasure to sightseers, but there are also many treasures waiting to be found.
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Dakota Dunes family finds bison bones in backyard

November 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

DAKOTA DUNES (AP) A Dakota Dunes family forced to evacuate their home during this summer’s flooding has found a surprise in their backyard: bison bones. Continue Reading

Skull discovered at Pearl Harbor

July 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An excavation crew recently made a startling discovery at the bottom of Pearl Harbor when it unearthed a skull that archeologists suspect is from a Japanese pilot who died in the historic attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Continue Reading

Archeology presentation

May 12, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM The Cottonwood County Historical Society will host a program entitled “Archeology at the Red Rock Quarry” at 7 p.m. May 17 at 812 Fourth Ave. Continue Reading

Scientists dig for Ice Age fossils in Los Angeles

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For the past three years, scientists in Los Angeles have been sifting through a significant trove of bones and a nearly intact mammoth skeleton discovered in 2006 during the construction of an underground garage next to the tar pits. Continue Reading

Study identifies 9,400-year-old domesticated dog

January 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

early 10,000 years ago, man’s best friend provided protection and companionship and an occasional meal. That’s what researchers are saying after finding a bone fragment from what they are calling the earliest confirmed domesticated dog in the Americas. Continue Reading

California utility stumbles on fossils buried 1.4 million years ago

September 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A utility company preparing to build a new substation in an arid canyon southeast of Los Angeles has stumbled on a trove of animal fossils dating back 1.4 million years that researchers say will fill in blanks in Southern California’s history. Continue Reading