Proposed wells draw controversy: Rancher, tribal member oppose drilling in Killdeer Mountains
Home to one historic battlefield site already, the Killdeer Mountains are the subject of a new North Dakota fight.
This time, however, the battle is not between the U.S. Army and tribes of Native Americans, but rather between the oil industry and the people who live near and use the mountains, which begin about eight miles northwest of Killdeer.
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