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Bighorn sheep numbers up in western North Dakota

September 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA Many big game populations in western North Dakota are at low levels but bighorn sheep are bucking the trend, and that could mean better hunting in future years. Continue Reading

N.D. bighorn sheep hunting license being auctioned

March 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A North Dakota bighorn sheep hunting license is being auctioned in Minnesota this weekend. North Dakota has auctioned a bighorn license each year since 1986 to raise money for sheep management. The Midwest Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation will auction this year’s license during its annual fundraiser and banquet on Saturday in Bloomington, Minn. Continue Reading

National Park Service to move Little Bighorn records to Arizona

March 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – National Park Service officials said Tuesday they will move thousands of historic objects and records from Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument to a storage facility in Tucson, Ariz.
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National Park Service to move Little Bighorn records to Arizona

March 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – National Park Service officials said Tuesday they will move thousands of historic objects and records from Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument to a storage facility in Tucson, Ariz.
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FWP urges slower speeds where sheep gather

December 14, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

ANACONDA, Mont. (AP) Anaconda-Deer Lodge County commissioners are considering a proposal to extend by a half-mile a section of Montana Highway 1 that has a 45 mph speed limit to reduce collisions between vehicles and bighorn sheep west of Anaconda. Continue Reading

Custer’s ‘Last Flag’ sold at auction for $2.2 million to private collector

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) After spending much of the last century in storage, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during Custer’s Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.
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Little Bighorn flag up for auction in NYk today bought for $54 in 1895, now valued up to $5 million

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Frayed, torn and maybe even a little bloodstained, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer’s “Last Stand” at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold for $54 when it first surfaced in the 1890s. Continue Reading