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Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
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Spill reported at well site without berm
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Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
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Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
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NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
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game and fish
September 8, 2016
North Dakota Outdoors Briefs
Landowners seek doe hunters BISMARCK—The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is currently working with landowners in 10 hunting units across the state who would like to host hunters with antlerless deer licenses in 2016. Participating landowners in southwest North Dakota are...
September 8, 2016 - 6:36pm
July 12, 2016
Protected Raptor injured in recent storm near Dickinson
The recent severe storms in western North Dakota wreaked devastation on both properties and animals. Birds in the area have been left vulnerable...
July 12, 2016 - 7:54pm
June 27, 2016
Camping restrictions at western N.D. WMAs lifted for days after Fourth of July
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is lifting the Tuesday-Wednesday no-camping restriction during the week of July 4 on wildlife...
June 27, 2016 - 1:08pm
June 23, 2016
Leier: Loss of grass leads to loss of western meadowlarks in North Dakota
FARGO A few years ago on a Sunday drive near the edge of West Fargo, creeping along with no particular route in mind, one of my kids let out...
June 23, 2016 - 12:08pm
May 2, 2016
ND confirms wolverine for first time since 1880s in McKenzie County
For the first time since the late 1800s, a wolverine has been confirmed in North Dakota. Stephanie Tucker, game management section leader and furbearer biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Bismarck, said the animal was shot last week near Alexander, N.D., in...
May 2, 2016 - 1:07pm
March 21, 2016
Bighorn sheep count up 8 percent in western N.D. Badlands
The bighorn sheep population in the western North Dakota Badlands grew by 8 percent, according to a survey recently completed by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Big game biologist Brett Wiedmann, who works out of the department’s Dickinson office, said the results are...
March 21, 2016 - 5:11pm
March 14, 2016
ND expands boat plug rule statewide to prevent spread of zebra mussels
BISMARCK – An emergency rule implemented last August that requires boaters to pull their drain plugs when entering North Dakota or exiting the Red River will be expanded statewide next month in an effort to prevent the spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species....
March 14, 2016 - 5:55pm
March 7, 2016
No chronic wasting disease found in harvested deer
BISMARCK -- No North Dakota deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, a wildlife veterinarian for the state’s Game and Fish Department.Samples for testing were taken from more than 1,200 deer harvested by hunters in the western third of the state...
March 7, 2016 - 11:29am
February 27, 2016
Safety first: Two hunter safety courses offered in Dickinson, same purpose
Dan Brown, a hunter safety instructor, stood in front of a class of 30 or so people, mostly youth, with an AR-17 rifle. As he pointed to part...
February 27, 2016 - 1:53pm
November 23, 2015
Early mountain lion season closes with 6 cats taken
Mountain lion hunting season in western North Dakota closed Sunday with six cats taken from the 14-cat limit, according to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Game and Fish furbearer biologist Stephanie Tucker said one person from Dickinson was among the six to take a lion...
November 23, 2015 - 5:56pm
October 12, 2015
Hunters asked to check deer license for accuracy
BISMARCK -- Deer hunters are asked to locate their license and check it for accuracy this year. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department reports every year it receives last-minute inquiries from hunters who can’t find their license. When that happens, it is difficult for the...
October 12, 2015 - 2:28pm
September 21, 2015
All North Dakota deer gun licenses allocated for 2015
All of North Dakota’s deer gun licenses for the 2015 hunting season have been issued, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced Monday. Randy Meissner, licensing manager for Game and Fish, said 43,275 licenses were allocated for the season, which opens at 11 a.m. MDT...
September 21, 2015 - 6:31pm
August 24, 2015
North Dakota sets another record year for fishing license sales
BISMARCK -- Nonresident anglers propelled North Dakota to a third consecutive year of record sales of fishing licenses, and the state’s fisheries...
August 24, 2015 - 11:34am
June 13, 2015
State to study climate change impacts on wildlife
FARGO — North Dakota has witnessed the fastest rise in temperatures among the lower 48 states. Now, for the first time, state game officials will include climate change in their wildlife management plans. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s draft state wildlife action...
June 13, 2015 - 10:04pm
February 9, 2015
Updated: Officials order all vehicles off Patterson Lake
Officials ordered all motorized vehicles to be removed from Patterson Lake on Sunday afternoon following two days of high temperatures and rain...
February 9, 2015 - 4:54pm