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Medical examiner: Hiker suffered heart attack

October 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA The North Dakota State Medical Examiner said a hiker from Virginia found dead in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in July suffered a massive heart attack. Continue Reading

Dehydrated hiker calls for help; Increase in rescues in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

August 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Theodore Roosevelt National Park staff, with the assistance of flashlights, headlamps and two horses, safely brought a 23-year-old man out of the North Unit backcountry at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday after he became dehydrated and texted for help. Continue Reading

Body of missing hiker found

July 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The body of a 48-year-old missing hiker was found Wednesday in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, officials said. Continue Reading

Hiker missing in TRNP South Unit: Multiple agencies head search to find 48-year-old man

July 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A solo hiker has gone missing in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, according to a press release received by The Press at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday. Continue Reading

Man rescued at Badlands National Park

July 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

INTERIOR (AP) Officials used a rope system to lift a 78-year-old man who had fallen more than 40 feet down a steep slope at Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Continue Reading

Injured hiker rescued in Badlands National Park

June 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

INTERIOR (AP) Officials used a helicopter to rescue a Pennsylvania man who became injured while hiking in Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Continue Reading

Report: Unclear what prompted Yellowstone mauling

March 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HELENA, Mont. (AP) An investigation into the second of two fatal grizzly bear maulings last summer at Yellowstone National Park is unable to conclude if the same bear was responsible both deaths.
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Paynesville grad rescued from a snowy ledge on Wash. mountain

June 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

PAYNESVILLE A 2009 Paynesville Area High School graduate was found uninjured Thursday on a snow-packed Washington mountainside and safely transported by helicopter back to a search base. Continue Reading

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Interview: Hiker talks of year in Iran prison

September 24, 2010 in INFORUM

NEW YORK Her 410 days of solitary confinement in an Iranian prison were mostly cramped quarters and endless monotony, but Sarah Shourd chooses to savor the few moments of joy: a proposal from her boyfriend and a birthday celebration complete with a chocolate cake. Continue Reading