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Free admission this weekend at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Theodore Roosevelt National Park will “GO WILD!” this weekend as it celebrates National Park Week.
The north and south units will offer free entrance Saturday and Sunday to commemorate the event celebrating nature, history and wildlife, accordin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bighorn sheep population stable in western N.D.

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Western North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population barely changed from their last count, according to North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists.

Game and Fish’s annual bighorn sheep survey revealed a minimum of 293 bighorn she…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. 

Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

TRNP to conduct prescribed fires

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed fire projects in Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North and South Units between April 3 and May 20.
Portions of two separate areas covering nearly 3,000 acres could receive burn …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill aims to make monument declaration process more public

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at making presidential national monument declaration decisions open to public comment, according to Rep. Kevin Cramer’s office.
The North Dakota Republican vote…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison.
Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today.
“My personal thought…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Legislators come out against ‘extraordinary places’:Senator surrounded by sites doesn’t support proposal

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A state legislator whose district includes a majority of the “extraordinary places” named by the state’s attorney general does not support the proposal because of concerns over what it’d do for private landowners.
Most of the 18 sites propos…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘No mistakes were made’ at Killdeer Mountains: NDSU professor claims that historic value of power line path ignored on purpose

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Call it the second Battle of Killdeer Mountain – a clash between growing power needs associated with the oil boom and preservation of what one historian calls the Gettysburg of the Plains.
It’s a clash the power company, Basin Electric…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com