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Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn Co. opposes Killdeer battlefield study: Landowner accuses NDSU professor of submitting fraudulent application

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — The Dunn County Commission does not support North Dakota State University’s Killdeer Mountain battlefield study as presented.
Commissioners voted to unanimously reject the document Wednesday during a regular meeting, which outlines the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dunn Co. opposes Killdeer battlefield study: Landowner accuses NDSU professor of submitting fraudulent application

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — The Dunn County Commission does not support North Dakota State University’s Killdeer Mountain battlefield study as presented.
Commissioners voted to unanimously reject the document Wednesday during a regular meeting, which outlines the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘No mistakes were made’ at Killdeer Mountains: NDSU professor claims that historic value of power line path ignored on purpose

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Call it the second Battle of Killdeer Mountain – a clash between growing power needs associated with the oil boom and preservation of what one historian calls the Gettysburg of the Plains.
It’s a clash the power company, Basin Electric…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Straight through the golden nest: Biologists fear power line will disrupt eagles

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Biologists are concerned that a proposed power transmission line that would skirt the southern Killdeer Mountains in western North Dakota could disrupt nesting habitat for protected golden eagles.
A research biologist said the eagles aroun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study

October 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. Continue Reading

Power-hungry Oil Patch creates need for contraversial power line

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON The need for power in oil-producing counties is projected to grow more than 1,000 megawatts by 2025, but a proposed transmission line to deliver that electricity is drawing environmental and cultural concerns. Continue Reading

Public Service Commissioner hears concerns over Basin power line

September 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER Basin Electric Power Cooperative committed to moving a substation off Killdeer Mountain Battlefield at a public hearing for the project Wednesday. Despite the concession, opponents of the project still have concerns. Continue Reading

Basin Electric plans power line through Killdeer Mountains

September 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER Basin Electric Power Cooperative will have to answer to a lot of angry people at a public hearing in Killdeer today. The company, citing booming oil development and its ripple effects, has proposed a new transmission line that would go through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield site, alarming many. Continue Reading