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‘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.
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Straight through the golden nest: Biologists fear power line will disrupt eagles

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Biologists are concerned that a proposed power transmission line that would skirt the southern Killdeer Mountains in western North Dakota could disrupt nesting habitat for protected golden eagles.
A research biologist said the eagles aroun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Power-hungry Oil Patch creates need for contraversial power line

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON The need for power in oil-producing counties is projected to grow more than 1,000 megawatts by 2025, but a proposed transmission line to deliver that electricity is drawing environmental and cultural concerns. Continue Reading

Power line proposed in Killdeer Mountains area

August 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A power company is planning to build electrical transmission lines and a substation in the area of a historical 1864 battle between Army soldiers and Indians in what’s now western North Dakota. Continue Reading

SD wind project limited by lack of power lines

January 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) North Dakota is expected to add hundreds of megawatts of wind energy this year, while development has slowed to a near stop in South Dakota. The difference seems to be the availability of high-voltage power lines to ship the power to cities that need it.
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No funding for Killdeer water line

December 9, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The time to let the water flow through Killdeer is not right, officials said Friday at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck.
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Potato Lake transmission line hearing now Nov. 9

October 23, 2010 in Park Rapids Enterprise

The hearing for a controversial 115 kV power line that is proposed to run along U.S. Highway 71 and east on Hubbard County Road 18 has been pulled from the Oct. 28 meeting schedule. Continue Reading