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A place for Teddy: Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library plans taking shape

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson could one day be home to a library for one of the most revered presidents in American history.
Dickinson State University and one of the country’s top museum planning firms, at the behest of the North Dakota Legislature, are in the early…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill aims to make monument declaration process more public

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at making presidential national monument declaration decisions open to public comment, according to Rep. Kevin Cramer’s office.
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Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stenehjem unveils list of ‘extraordinary’ sites, proposed requirements for drilling on them

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday unveiled his much-anticipated list of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota and an accompanying set of proposed rules that would require oil companies applying for permits to submit a pla…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Approved plan keeps oil rigs from spoiling view in Elkhorn Ranch

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Visitors to the historic Elkhorn Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park won’t have to worry about oil rigs spoiling their view after the North Dakota Industrial Commission on Tuesday approved a plan that will keep drilling activity about 2 miles away from the ranch. Continue Reading

Gravel mine plan renewed for Roosevelt ranch area

September 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A Montana businessman is resuming plans to mine gravel near the site of Theodore Roosevelt’s historic Badlands ranch in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Athletes, scientists to tackle North Dakota Badlands to see oil boom affects

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

All in the name of science, a seemingly unlikely pairing of athletes and scientists will descend upon the North Dakota Badlands in an effort to catalog the area and determine if the oil boom is affecting the wilderness from the Killdeer Mountains to the Elkhorn Ranch to Sully Creek State Park, south of Medora. Continue Reading

XTO: Too early to assume oil exploration near Elkhorn Ranch

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The company that has drilling sites staked out near a historic North Dakota landmark said Tuesday it’s too early to assume oil exploration will ever take place on the sites. Continue Reading

XTOP spokeman calls reports to drill near Elkhorn Ranch “premature”

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA An oil company has staked out an area near the site of Theodore Roosevelt’s historic Badlands ranch in western North Dakota, alarming those who oversee the popular tourist destination.
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