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Compass Prairie SNA considered for public hunting

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A 19-acre native prairie southwest of Worthington was the subject of a public meeting Tuesday evening as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) considers changing its public use to allow hunting and trapping.

The Compa…continue reading on dglobe.com

Index: ND land price increase slows

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — An annual index of farmland values increased 17 percent in North Dakota in 2013, according to an annual report by a state land appraisers group.
That’s a healthy increase but only “moderate” compared with a 39 percent increase index …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ethanol’s rise can mean loss of hunting lands

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers
The Associated Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at Randy Brown’s Capri Motel with sportsmen eager to bag their limits.
But times hav…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Unwanted water: Saltwater spills can cause lasting damage, are difficult to clean up

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

More than 55,000 barrels of saltwater — about 2.3 million gallons — produced by the oil and gas industry have been spilled on North Dakota land in the past 22 months, posing an environmental risk to soil, plants and freshwater resources in dozens…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pennington County changes mind on farmland classification

October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Pennington County Commission has revised criteria used to determine what properties are considered farmland.

Commissioners voted 3-2 this week to reverse a May decision that quadrupled the minimum acreage for qualifying for…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Area business leaders tell Sen. John Hoeven: There’s too much federal red tape

August 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., have wrapped red tape around everything from commerce and manufacturing to road construction and education, but local business leaders would prefer that oversight of regulations come from 100 miles away in Bismarck rather than from more than 1,000 miles away in the nation’s capital. Continue Reading

N.D. game officials’ concerns noted in mineral lease auction

August 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota public lands officials say they have incorporated many recommendations by state game officials to protect wildlife habitat on more than 50,000 acres slated for mineral leasing. Continue Reading

N.D. game officials’ concerns noted in mineral lease auction

August 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota public lands officials say they have incorporated many recommendations by state game officials to protect wildlife habitat on more than 50,000 acres slated for mineral leasing. Continue Reading

ND farm real estate value, cropland up from 2012

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Farm real estate in North Dakota has increased in value by 36 percent. Continue Reading