April 24, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
The National Buffalo Museum’s bison herd’s first calf of the year was born to one of the herd’s oldest and best-known animals.
White Cloud gave birth to her 10th calf a brown heifer on Monday.
White Cloud is a genetically-certified albino bison born at the Shirek Buffalo Farm at Michigan, N.D. Her first calf, named Princess Winona, was born in 2000 and was not albino. Her only white calf, Dakota Miracle, was born in 2007.
April 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic
LEMMON (AP) A prescribed burn started by the U.S. Forest Service southeast of Hettinger, N.D., escaped containment lines and scorched nearly 22 square miles of grassland into South Dakota’s Perkins County.
February 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
John Duffy, a Fort Pierre resident who has studied Philip’s life, says not enough people know about Philip and what he has meant to central South Dakota.
December 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Buffalo had roamed the High Plains Western Heritage Center’s north pasture for nearly 20 years, but on Wednesday, officials with the Jumpoff Buffalo Ranch loaded three into a trailer and hauled them away. They were slaughtered, with proceeds from the sale to be returned to the center. Continue Reading
December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Three Dakotas ranchers and a Florida millionaire businessman have settled a lawsuit over damage allegedly caused by wayward bison, attorneys said. Continue Reading
November 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The sale raises money for the park system while reducing the herd to a sustainable size.
November 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
This Sept. 23 photo shows buffalo in Custer State Park in western South Dakota. Continue Reading
November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The park’s annual buffalo auction is Saturday and features a sales list that includes 43 2-year-old pregnant heifers, and another three that aren’t pregnant. Sixty-two bull calves also are for sale.
October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Fossil experts won’t know how the skull compares to others until it’s cleaned up, which will likely take between a year and a year and a half.
October 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune
OLIVIA The man who fell to his death Saturday morning at a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake is Andrew R. Burnet, 28, of New Ulm. Continue Reading