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Opponents of Arctic oil program call for hold

January 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Opponents of Royal Dutch Shell’s ambitious Arctic oil program have called on the Obama administration to put offshore drilling plans in the region on hold after one of the company’s oil rigs broke away from tow boats in high seas and ran aground off Alaska. Continue Reading

Harry Potter’s owl spotted across US

January 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LAKE ANDES, S.D.(AP) Famous for its role as Harry Potter’s companion in the books and movies, a species of majestic, mostly white owls is being sighted in abundant numbers this winter far from both Hogwarts and its native Arctic habitat.
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Arctic Cat recalls nearly 1,400 ATVs over steering issue

November 12, 2011 in DL-Online

Arctic Cat Inc. of Thief River Falls has issued a safety recall for nearly 1,400 ATVs because of a potential crash hazard.
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Jobs, population discussed during northwest Minnesota summit

October 11, 2011 in DL-Online

In the midst of a struggling statewide economy, the community of Thief River Falls has a problem other Minnesota cities might wish they had.
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Arctic Cat blames 4Q net loss on seasonal business

May 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle maker Arctic Cat Inc. on Thursday posted a net loss in its fiscal fourth quarter that was flat with the previous year, attributing the red ink to the seasonal nature of the business. Continue Reading

Arctic blast headed for Red River Valley tonight, west central Minnesota by Thursday afternoon

January 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A powerful Arctic front will blast into North Dakota and Minnesota’s Red River Valley tonight and will likely move into west central Minnesota by Thursday afternoon. Continue Reading

Scientists: It’s not too late yet for polar bears

December 15, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Two groups of scientists are suggesting a sliver of hope for the future of polar bears in a warming world. Continue Reading