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National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early next year to complete draft legislation to eventually bring to Congress for approval.

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National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early next year to complete draft legislation to eventually bring to Congress for approval.

The federal agenc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Theodore Roosevelt legacy in North Dakota growing

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Less than a decade away from the 100-year anniversary of his death, Theodore Roosevelt’s legacy continues to expand. The newest example is the recently unveiled Theodore Roosevelt Trail project, an initiative born of Dickinson State University’s Theodore Roosevelt Center that highlights 15 sites around North Dakota related to the 26th U.S. president who is revered in the Peace Garden State and beyond.
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Roosevelt descendant comes to park’s defense

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON A descendant of Theodore Roosevelt is outraged by how oil development threatens his great-great-grandfather’s legacy and is urging people to take action. Continue Reading

XTO: Too early to assume oil exploration near Elkhorn Ranch

March 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The company that has drilling sites staked out near a historic North Dakota landmark said Tuesday it’s too early to assume oil exploration will ever take place on the sites. Continue Reading

Lawmakers want to see study aimed at protecting Theodore Roosevelt National Park

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas’ tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Continue Reading

Study aimed at protecting national park

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – Lawmakers are asking to study the economic impact around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park to determine the best practice for sustaining and enhancing the areas’ tourism and recreation as well as oil and gas development. Continue Reading

Reduced Theodore Roosevelt National Park services? Popular ND attraction could take hard sequester hit

February 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With the deadline for $85 million in automatic federal budget cuts looming, employees at Theodore Roosevelt National Park are paying particularly close attention. Continue Reading

Wind Cave National Park lifts fire restrictions

May 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HOT SPRINGS (AP) Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota has lifted fire restrictions that were put in place about two months ago because of dry conditions. Continue Reading

Oglala tribe a step closer to managing tribal national park in Badlands

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The plan gives management authority of the South Unit of Badlands National Park to the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Continue Reading