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Saying goodbye to North Dakota’s dinosaur expert: Hoganson to retire as state paleontologist

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Katherine Lymn
North Dakota’s dinosaur expert is retiring after 33 years.
Paleontologist John Hoganson has taken care of the state fossil collection, which has grown to hundreds of thousands of fossils since it starte…continue reading on

Rapid City’s Museum of Geology reopening Wednesday

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is reopening on Wednesday.

The museum on the third floor of the O’Harra Building has been closed during a month-long ceiling renovation of the main ex…continue reading on

Geologist seeks temperature data from deep in the Bakken

September 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The North Dakota Geological Survey is working to take the temperature of the Williston Basin. Continue Reading

Discovery of 3 Triceratops skeletons give SD institute rare opportunity

June 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota-based Black Hills Institute of Geological Research and the Naturalis Biodiversity Center from the Netherlands are excavating the remains of the Triceratops and the left foot and leg of a Tyrannosaurus rex near Newcastle, Wyo.
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park: Medora’s treasure presents ‘enormous possibilities’

June 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The ever-changing landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora is a treasure to sightseers, but there are also many treasures waiting to be found. Continue Reading

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UND Geology Team Heading to Antarctica

November 23, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A University of North Dakota geology team is heading back to Antarctica.
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‘Significant’ shallow natural gas found in 52 of 53 N.D. counties

January 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Geologists have discovered “significant” shallow natural gas deposits in North Dakota that occur outside traditional fossil fuel-producing areas of the state. Continue Reading

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