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Malaysia says jet crashed in sea; bad weather halts search

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — Bad weather and rough seas Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner that officials are now sure crashed in the remote Indian Ocean with the loss of all 239 people o…continue reading on dglobe.com

Roosevelt’s wilderness no more: Adventure Science group emerges from Badlands after 10 days of discovery

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK On Earth Day, April 22, the group Adventure Science sought to answer a question: “Can you go into the (North Dakota) Badlands and have a profound experience?” The group wanted to see if explorers in modern times could recreate Theodore Roosevelt’s transformative experience in North Dakota. Continue Reading

SDSM&T-led team finds new species of dinosaur

March 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Assistant professor Clint Boyd and two colleagues from other universities published fossil evidence of a crocodyliform feeding on small ornithopod dinosaurs.
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Where the bison roam

September 26, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Genetic discovery leads to Blue Mounds bison project with Minnesota Zoo
LUVERNE Two cows and two heifer calves from Blue Mounds State Park’s bison herd left Rock County Wednesday morning for their new home at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. They will be part of an existing bison and pronghorn antelope exhibit at the zoo following a 60-day mandatory quarantine. Continue Reading

Space shuttle Discovery salutes nation’s capital

April 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument, the White House and the Capitol in a high-flying salute to the nation’s capital. The shuttle-jet combo was set to land at Dulles International Airport. On Thursday, it will be towed to its permanent installation at the Smithsonian’s annex in northern Virginia. Continue Reading

Discovery Channel’s ‘Storm Chasers’ makes local stop

June 8, 2011 in DL-Online

The nation’s most famous tornado doggers were in the eye of a maelstrom of public interest Tuesday afternoon in downtown East Grand Forks.
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Space Shuttle Discovery Lands, Ends Flying Career

March 9, 2011 in WDAZ

Discovery ended its career as the world’s most flown spaceship Wednesday, returning from orbit for the last time and taking off in a new direction as a museum piece.
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Space shuttle Discovery lands, concludes flying service

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Discovery ended its career as the world’s most flown spaceship today, returning from orbit for the last time and taking off in a new direction as a museum piece. Continue Reading

Space shuttle Discovery lands, concludes flying service

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Discovery ended its career as the world’s most flown spaceship today, returning from orbit for the last time and taking off in a new direction as a museum piece. Continue Reading

NASA picks Thursday for Discovery’s final launch

February 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

NASA will try next week to launch space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage following a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs. Liftoff is set for late Thursday afternoon. Continue Reading