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ND senators call on Forest Service to expedite Pautre Fire claims

April 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s director of the Forest Service has agreed to expedite the process for claims for landowners who incurred losses in last week’s Pautre Fire in South Dakota and North Dakota, according to a release by the office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. Continue Reading

Officials say Pautre Fire 100 percent contained

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LEMMON, S.D. U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire that blackened more than 16 square miles of Dakotas grassland has been fully contained. Continue Reading

Forest Service at fault for Pautre Fire: Ranger apologizes

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER In a meeting with nearly 100 farmers and ranchers from here to Lemmon, S.D., the U.S. Forest Service on Saturday claimed responsibility for the Pautre Fire that scorched thousands of acres of grassland between Wednesday and Friday. Continue Reading