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Paleontology tourists dig up ancient sea floor in Pembina Gorge

July 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Professional paleontologists from the N.D. Geological Survey are leading groups of amateurs on a week-long fossil dig in the Pembina Gorge in the state’s northeast corner. It’s one of four digs open to the public throughout the state. On Saturday, the first day, the amateurs found the bones of a mosasaur, a large marine reptile. Continue Reading

Paleontology tourists dig up ancient sea floor

July 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WALHALLA As Devin Berger meticulously sifted through the dirt on a hillside ridge Saturday, the 15-year-old from Grand Forks saw something that looked a little bit different. Continue Reading

Pembina Gorge offers look at history: Area combines unique blend of skiing, theatre and trails

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WALHALLA It’s not a typical scene for North Dakota a gorge cut into the prairie, with 12,500 acres of lush foliage and a flowing river bottom but it is an ideal location for any outdoorsman. Continue Reading

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Some Concerned Over Pembina Gorge ATV Trails

June 21, 2011 in WDAZ

Lack of enforcement of ATV use is the reason many landowners in the Pembina Gorge say they are against a proposed new state trail. On Tuesday, the North Dakota State Parks Department held a meeting in the gorge to talk with residents about their concerns. Continue Reading

On Fire

December 24, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

When Dick and Judith Johnson opened Frost Fire Ski and Snowboard Area on Christmas Day in 1976, they were convinced the picturesque setting on the west slope of the scenic Pembina River Gorge provided an opportunity for small business success.
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