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Miller man ordered to pay $85,000 for killing whooping crane

February 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Jeff Blachford, of Miller, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to one count of violating the Federal Endangered Species Act.
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Whooping crane lookouts mulled at ND wind farm

August 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal regulators may keep biologists watching for whooping cranes near a North Dakota wind farm, even though the birds haven’t been seen in the area for two years. Continue Reading

$10,000 reward offered in whooping crane shooting

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Whooping Crane Conservation Association offers reward for information about rare bird killed April 20. Continue Reading

SD, feds investigating whooping crane shooting near Miller

April 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The migrating adult whooping crane was traveling with two other whooping cranes before being shot with a high-powered rifle while standing in a corn field. Continue Reading

Xcel Energy scrubs plans for ND wind project

April 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Xcel Energy Inc. says it has abandoned plans to build a $400 million wind farm in southeast North Dakota. Continue Reading