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Cavalier County still has eye on missile site

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Six months after losing a bidding battle for the mothballed anti-ballistic-missile complex in Nekoma, the Cavalier County Jobs Development Authority still is trying to buy the property. Continue Reading

Missile site visitor center plan advances

March 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Legislation to allow construction of a visitor center at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in western South Dakota cleared a hurdle after it was reported out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
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Russia may target US missile shield

November 23, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s president threatened Wednesday to deploy missiles to target the U.S. missile shield in Europe if Washington fails to assuage Moscow’s concerns about its plans, a harsh warning that reflected deep cracks in U.S.-Russian ties despite President Barack Obama’s efforts to “reset” relations with the Kremlin.
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U.S. budget troubles could impact European missile defense

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A breakdown in high-stakes budget talks in Congress could threaten plans for a missile defense shield in Europe. Congressional negotiators have shown little sign they will be able to meet Wednesday’s deadline for reducing the deficit by $1.2 trillion over 10 years. If they fail to agree, a new law mandates cuts throughout the federal government, including a big slice of the defense budget. Continue Reading