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Drilling in Glacier: Some believe in mini oil, gas boom in western Mont.

December 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BROWNING, Mont. On the edge of the Blackfeet Indian reservation, where the Rocky Mountains rise out of the Great Plains like shark’s teeth, oil exploration companies plumb the depths of the land again and again as the tribe dreams of a big strike that will lift its people out of poverty. Continue Reading

Caught on tape: ‘iceberg tsunami’ crashes into boat (video)

July 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

In Greenland, a glacier breaking off into the water causes a massive ice wave that collides with a boat filled with tourists. The tourists speed off, narrowly escaping the wave’s full wrath. Continue Reading

Pembina Gorge offers look at history: Area combines unique blend of skiing, theatre and trails

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WALHALLA It’s not a typical scene for North Dakota a gorge cut into the prairie, with 12,500 acres of lush foliage and a flowing river bottom but it is an ideal location for any outdoorsman. Continue Reading

Geological Atlas project to map groundwater and other resources

November 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BIRD ISLAND With hammer and chisel in hand, Alan Knaeble split open the gray core of clay like he was opening a book and peered at the landscape of Renville County some 400,000 to 500,000 years ago.
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