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Hawks and eagle released at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — One by one, the birds were taken from their kennel-like containers. Their sharp talons were snared in an effort to protect the handlers.

Staff from the Dakota Zoo and Theodore Roosevelt National Park released two red-tailed hawks and a g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rounding up the herd: Nearly 400 bison removed from Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s South Uni

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK SOUTH UNIT — They entered the paddock as blurs of horns and dark brown fur.

Some of the bison thrashed against the steel walls — more used to the open plains of North Dakota than the tight confines of the hydraul…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND Badlands featured in PBS documentary on ‘The Roosevelts’

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some might wonder if the much ballyhooed love affair between Theodore Roosevelt and North Dakota was a tourism promoter’s overheated exaggeration.
That’s a dim view old Four Eyes himself would likely reject, according to Clay Jenkinson, a Theodo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A lifetime of music

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — Over the past 10 seasons of the Medora Musical, Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation President Randy Hatzenbuhler said has come to know Roger Rettig well.

“We have a weekend routine when we all get together around a campfire in the backy…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Billings Co. says ‘no’ to Fryburg hotel: Commission upholds zoning board, residents’ wishes

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The Billings County Commission upheld its zoning board’s recommendation Tuesday and denied an application for a 300-unit hotel in Fryburg.
The three commissioners voted unanimously against the project, said Stacey Swanson, zoning and ta…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kat Perkins concert rescheduled to Sept. 7

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A wet Saturday in western North Dakota caused Kat Perkins’ second concert at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre to be postponed because of rain.

The concert has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 — the final night of the Medora M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kat Perkins concert rescheduled to Sept. 7

August 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A wet Saturday in western North Dakota caused Kat Perkins’ second concert at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre to be postponed because of rain.

The concert has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 — the final night of the Medora M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Perkins meets with fans before concert

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Scranton native and “The Voice” semifinalist Kat Perkins said Friday at the Burning Hill Amphitheater in Medora that said she was excited to come back to the place where her musical career started. The Medora Musical, which she performed in for …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com