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Homegrown Hollywood: Belfield Theater will host screening of North Dakota films this weekend
Students try to #SaveSelke
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
ND legislative session could end by Wednesday evening as lawmakers reach compromises
Bill directs attorney general to recoup Dakota Access protest costs
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Vikings QB situation remains up in the air
Former teammates excited to face ex-Viking Peterson on Week 1
Watch: Harlem Globetrotter sinks incredible behind-the-back trick shot at US Bank Stadium
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Mary Margaret Wolf
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Walter, Elizabeth "Betty Ann"
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Farmers, ranchers encouraged to donate a tree to Elkhorn Ranch cabin replica
A series of events will be held on Tuesday to inform the communities of Marmarth, Medora and Grassy Butte about the Theodore Presidential Library...
October 25, 2016 - 5:42pm
October 8, 2016
Community gets glimpse of how Elkhorn Ranch cabin replica will be built
Building a replica of the Elkhorn Ranch cabin has been in the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library plans since the project began taking shape....
October 8, 2016 - 9:39pm
June 13, 2016
Presidential Library foundation taps Mortenson as builder
The foundation behind the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library will ramp up planning for the facility following a decision to hire an outside project manager. The library's foundation board voted to employ the services of Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction during...
June 13, 2016 - 5:53pm
May 25, 2016
PHOTOS: Logs arrive for TR Presidential Library replica of Elkhorn Ranch cabin
If you pass by the Dickinson State University rodeo grounds, you might notice a new addition. On Wednesday, crews from Rock Solid Express Trucking...
May 25, 2016 - 9:14pm
February 8, 2016
TR Library Elkhorn cabin recreation could start this summer
Theodore Roosevelt’s North Dakota cabin -- or, at least, a historically accurate replica -- may soon open its doors to visitors once again. If all goes as planned, the recreation of the former president’s lodging on the Elkhorn Ranch west of Dickinson could begin as early as this...
February 8, 2016 - 8:22pm
November 7, 2015
Elkhorn Ranch gravel pit nears development as longstanding disputes continue
MEDORA— After more than seven years of discussion, a proposed 25-acre gravel mine located near the historic Elkhorn Ranch about 25 miles north of Medora may be just weeks away from development as it continues to stir strong emotional responses from individuals and organizations...
November 7, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 20, 2015
Letter: Forest Service should take another look at gravel pit
As the president of the board of directors of Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and a frequent visitor to the park, I am pleased that there are organizations willing to stand up for our national treasure. A recent article in The Dickinson Press stated that the National Parks...
October 20, 2015 - 4:42pm
October 19, 2015
Letter: Elkhorn Ranchlands a national treasure that must be protected
In the spring of 2007, the U.S. Forest Service, in conjunction with more than 50 sportsmen and conservation organizations, purchased the 5,200-acre Elkhorn Ranchlands. This is the site where Theodore Roosevelt operated a ranch in the 1880s and has been called the “cradle of conservation”...
October 19, 2015 - 6:12pm
October 15, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt’s great-grandson, Tweed, makes impromptu appearance at Richardton-Taylor High School
RICHARDTON -- Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, originally planned to spend his morning travelling to some open property,...
October 15, 2015 - 8:46pm
September 29, 2015
Group files complaint against U.S. Forest Service over gravel pit near Elkhorn Ranch
An environmentalist citizen’s group has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service in connection to a proposed gravel mine near...
September 29, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 12, 2015
Letter: Applauding the denial of another Roosevelt monument
I think I can speak on behalf of all Billings County farmers and ranchers when I commend the commissioners of their resounding denial of the request from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to incorporate the Eberts Ranch into an Elkhorn Ranch National Monument. When are...
August 12, 2015 - 6:32pm
February 19, 2015
Badlands bridge plan alters course
MEDORA — A controversial plan to build a bridge over the Little Missouri River in the rugged badlands north of Medora has been altered enough that some of its critics may be satisfied. Off the table are two alternatives that would have put the bridge in the location of the Theodore...
February 19, 2015 - 12:05am
January 10, 2015
Our View: More could have been done to protect Elkhorn Ranch
More than 130 years ago, Theodore Roosevelt came to western North Dakota in hopes of starting a cattle ranch. Near what is now Medora, he wrote about the sounds of the mourning doves, the wind blowing through the cottonwoods and the beauty of the wilderness. Here, he was inspired...
January 10, 2015 - 6:24pm
January 7, 2015
Updated: Plans approved for Elkhorn Ranch gravel pit
Editor's Note: In a previous version of this story, it stated the Forest Service and mineral rights owners looked at several options for exchange...
January 7, 2015 - 9:15pm
April 29, 2014
Gravel pit near national park ranch resurfaces: US Forest Service says mine would have ‘no significant impact’ on area
An idea for gravel pit once thought to be buried has been dug up again. The U.S. Forest Service says there would be “no significant impact” associated with mining gravel less than a mile away from Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s Elkhorn Ranch. Still, environmentalists have...
April 29, 2014 - 11:32pm