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Bighorn sheep population stable in western N.D.

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Western North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population barely changed from their last count, according to North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists.

Game and Fish’s annual bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 293 bighorn she…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A good starting point: North Dakota Game and Fish collar 106 mule deer in initial year

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The initial year of the mule deer radio collar survey in western North Dakota is complete and the horizon is bright.
In the first 12 months of the survey, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and Jesse Kolar — a graduate from the University o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National championship for extreme racing coming to Badlands

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands.
The race, said Dunn County Jobs Development Authority economic development director Carie Boster, will show others “not only legendary North Dakota …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National championship for extreme racing coming to Badlands

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands.
The race, said Dunn County Jobs Development Authority economic development director Carie Boster, will show others “not only legendary North Dakota …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early next year to complete draft legislation to eventually bring to Congress for approval.

The federal agenc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early next year to complete draft legislation to eventually bring to Congress for approval.

The federal agenc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oglala Sioux back away from bison reserve plan

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.

Ranchers …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oglala Sioux back away from bison reserve plan

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.

Ranchers …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Artful enforcement: Medora police officer an artist at heart

November 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — For sketch artist Russ Lapp, nothing beats the scenic backdrops and ample object and landscape drawing opportunities offered by the North Dakota Badlands.
An accomplished artist at heart and police officer for the city of Medora by trade,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Artful enforcement: Medora police officer an artist at heart

November 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — For sketch artist Russ Lapp, nothing beats the scenic backdrops and ample object and landscape drawing opportunities offered by the North Dakota Badlands.
An accomplished artist at heart and police officer for the city of Medora by trade,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com