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Butterfly species added to list of endangered species

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two species of butterflies are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.
The Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling have suffered population declines due to loss and degradation of their native grasslands, according to th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Butterfly species added to list of endangered species

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Two species of butterflies are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.
The Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling have suffered population declines due to loss and degradation of their native grasslands, according to th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Killdeer’s Hutmacher homestead undergoing renovations after storms

July 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

RURAL KILLDEER – Frank and Veronica Hutmacher had no plans on making history when they married and built a farmstead southwest of Killdeer 85 years ago. Frank was a young German from Russia just getting established on the prairies of western North Dakota who utilized building techniques learned in the old country to build not only a house, but all the buildings on his yard. Continue Reading

Partnership aims to enhance GF prairie

June 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Conserving grasslands and wetlands on the saline prairie of Grand Forks County is the focus of a new partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Grand Forks County Soil Conservation District and several other agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
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State Class A wrestling: West Central Area, Prairie Valley wrestlers compete

March 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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State Class A individual wrestling: Prairie Valley’s Schlosser wins opener

March 1, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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One dead in plane crash near Parkers Prairie

February 21, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

One person is dead after a small plane crashed in a rural area near here Wednesday evening. Continue Reading

Area wrestling results

February 12, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Nearly 150 acres of land in Pope County acquired for outdoor recreation

February 10, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Nature Conservancy is protecting nearly 150 acres of prairie and wetlands adjacent to its Ordway Prairie Preserve in Pope County. The land was acquired recently under the Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project, an innovative effort to conserve and manage the state’s remaining prairies. Continue Reading

Park Region wrestling: Coyer brothers win titles for Osakis

February 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Osakis finished third in the team standings at the Park Region championships. Continue Reading