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Landowner closes access to Medicine Hole

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — Amid a year of debate over private property rights in the area, the landowners of Medicine Hole has closed it to the public.

The site, near the Killdeer Mountains northwest of town, is a sacred prayer spot to Native Americans and also …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Regulators OK power line crossing Killdeer Mountain battlefield area; Project still needs federal approval

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – State regulators granted a permit Wednesday for a high-voltage power line that will cross the area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers in western North Dakota.

The Basin Electric Power Cooperative project stil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Regulators OK power line crossing Killdeer Mountain battlefield area; Project still needs federal approval

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – State regulators granted a permit Wednesday for a high-voltage power line that will cross the area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers in western North Dakota.

The Basin Electric Power Cooperative project stil…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.
The North Dakota Republican vote…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘No mistakes were made’ at Killdeer Mountains: NDSU professor claims that historic value of power line path ignored on purpose

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Call it the second Battle of Killdeer Mountain – a clash between growing power needs associated with the oil boom and preservation of what one historian calls the Gettysburg of the Plains.
It’s a clash the power company, Basin Electric…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National championship for extreme racing coming to Badlands

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands.
The race, said Dunn County Jobs Development Authority economic development director Carie Boster, will show others “not only legendary North Dakota …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

National championship for extreme racing coming to Badlands

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A national extreme racing championship is going from tropical Belize to the North Dakota Badlands.
The race, said Dunn County Jobs Development Authority economic development director Carie Boster, will show others “not only legendary North Dakota …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study

October 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. Continue Reading