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Game and Fish conduct various studies each year to assist wildlife

October 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

State Game and Fish Department biologists conduct a variety of studies every year. The familiar ones are those that provide counts or indexes that factor into season setting and limits, and also set hunter and angler expectations.
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Pro-life group changes survey answers of N.D. legislators

June 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Walsh County Pro Life is under fire for surveying four Republican candidates for North Dakota Legislature and then changing some of the answers it received before mailing the results to voters. Continue Reading

Survey finds continued support for Grand Forks smoking ban

May 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A survey conducted one year after Grand Forks banned smoking in bars and other businesses shows 84 percent of respondents support the law. The results show growing support since the ban was instituted in August 2010, he said. “It’s basically a repetition of the study we’d done in 2010.” Continue Reading

Survey: Nearly 1 in 10 Alberta men say hitting woman OK if she angers him

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An Alberta survey measuring men’s attitudes toward domestic violence also found that 16 percent say domestic violence is a family’s private matter and 39 percent say a parent slapping a child’s face should be considered family violence. Continue Reading

Who won the War of 1812? Depends which Canadians, Americans you ask

February 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The War of 1812 may be one of the world’s oddest conflicts, if only because both sides are confident they won. Continue Reading

North Dakota attorney general warns of bogus Blue Cross surveys

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota residents have been receiving calls from people claiming falsely to be taking surveys of Blue Cross Blue Shield members, according to state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem Friday. Continue Reading

Bald eagle record count results in midwinter Missouri River survery

January 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State wildlife officials say they spotted a record number of bald eagles during an annual midwinter survey along a stretch of the Missouri River in North Dakota.
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Surveys are more important than people know

January 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

After a couple of cups of coffee and the usual bantering about weather at my favorite corner convenience store, a recent discussion turned to game and fish department surveys. Continue Reading

Banking survey shows continued economic growth of Midwest, Great Plains

December 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, who oversees the survey, says growth in U.S. regions tied to agriculture and energy are outpacing urban areas. Continue Reading

Survey: Smoking rate declines among N.D. high school students

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 19.4 percent of students in the state smoke, down from 22.4 percent in 2009. Continue Reading