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Burn bans continue in some counties

December 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

There will be no chestnuts roasting over an open fire this Christmas season at least not in six southwest North Dakota counties. Continue Reading

Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies

October 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. Continue Reading

4 counties – Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope – seek to build roads in western ND grasslands

September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. Continue Reading

Dunn Co. sends request to governor to reduce hunting hours due to drought

September 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Afternoon hunters may have to change their sleeping habits a bit if Gov. Jack Dalrymple approves a request sent by Dunn County to reduce hunting season hours. Continue Reading

No sage grouse season in North Dakota again

May 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota wildlife officials say the state’s sage grouse population appears to have rebounded but not to levels that would warrant the resumption of a hunting season this year.
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UND may study coal gasification in western ND

May 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Coal veins in western North Dakota could be the key to a potential form of energy used across the world, officials said Friday. Continue Reading

The hills have kaolinite: Geological Survey studys clay in western counties

February 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota officials are looking at local resources to keep fractures for oil wells open and meet a proppant shortage, officials said. Continue Reading

Cities, businesses fail to meet water standards

July 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Cities and businesses in five southwestern North Dakota counties accumulated more than 20 violations for not meeting drinking water standards. The water is safe but they failed to report results in time.
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Bowam/Slope county road project on hold

June 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BOWMAN A road improvement project winding through Bowman and Slope counties will be re-planned after Bowman County Commission members and adjacent landowners could not come to an agreement during a meeting Monday at the Bowman County Courthouse. Continue Reading

5 area counties place in top 10

June 17, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Slope, McKenzie, Dunn, Stark and Billings residents see some of states best wages Continue Reading