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December 21, 2016
Tribe says 'wrong righted' in transfer of Lake Sakakawea land to tribe
LAKE SAKAKAWEA, N.D.—Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox said the recent restoration of 25,000 acres of land bordering Lake Sakakawea to the tribes helps mend an historic injustice caused by construction of Garrison Dam. The U.S. Army Corps returned excess land from reservoir...
December 21, 2016 - 6:09pm
July 16, 2016
Transfer land only a fraction of what tribes have lost
BISMARCK—Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says the acreage on Lake Sakakawea that is to be transferred back to his people represents...
July 16, 2016 - 10:49pm
June 23, 2016
Tribe to maintain public access to Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox says the public can be assured that current uses will be maintained when 30,000 acres of excess lands taken for construction of Garrison Dam is restored in trust to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The transfer of lands higher...
June 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
June 1, 2016
Corps inundated with snowmelt, spring rain: Garrison Dam held during crisis in 2011
GARRISON -- In 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was hanging onto the Missouri River like an experienced horseman reining in a runaway horse....
June 1, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 5, 2015
Dunn County church added to National Register of Historic Places
BISMARCK — A Dunn County church has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Independence Congregational Church near Mandaree was an important gathering place in Independence on the Fort Berthold Reservation prior to construction of the Garrison Dam. It is important...
August 5, 2015 - 5:13pm
April 12, 2015
Investment along Lake Sakakawea spurs development
MANDAN — Moritz Sport & Marine in Mandan is the highest-selling dealer of Ranger Boats in the country. As North Dakota’s population grows and, with it, the number of people interested in outdoor recreation, communities and businesses on the water have an opportunity to benefit. The...
April 12, 2015 - 12:36am
May 30, 2014
Heitkamp decries Army Corps for water charges: Senator: ‘We have to bring the promise of water to those who wait’
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., decried U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attempts to charge for Lake Sakakawea water during a visit to Dickinson on...
May 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 7, 2014
Board recommends route for proposed Red River Water Supply Project
FARGO — The board behind the proposed Red River Valley Water Supply Project once again endorsed a pipeline route that follows a corridor that already has much of the right of way secured. The vote Monday by the Lake Agassiz Water Authority board will be presented to the North...
May 7, 2014 - 6:38pm
Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said. Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund a study to explore the feasibility...
March 7, 2014 - 5:14pm
February 6, 2014
Corps vows more openness after 2011 flood
MITCHELL, S.D. — After receiving criticism during the 2011 Missouri River flood, the Army Corps of Engineers has vowed to be more transparent and open. In an email this week addressed to Missouri River basin stakeholders, the Omaha district of the corps vowed to keep the public...
February 6, 2014 - 12:43am
August 16, 2011
Paddlefish going through ND dam, dying
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Paddlefish are among the species showing up dead downstream of Garrison Dam on the flooded Missouri River in North Dakota. The fish that can weigh 100 pounds spawn in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone...
August 16, 2011 - 12:40pm
July 12, 2011
Water releases slowed from some Dakotas dams
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- The Corps of Engineers is slowly lowering water releases from some Missouri River dams in the Dakotas. Releases at Garrison Dam in North Dakota are being lowered from 140,000 cubic feet per second to 105,000 cfs by early August. U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist...
July 12, 2011 - 9:36am
June 23, 2011
Dakota Recreation Report
Outdoor notes *Fall turkey applications now available. Applications due July 6. *Marginal Missouri River ramps: Steckel, Fort Rice. All other ramps are closed. *Idle speed only from 1,000 feet south of the Steckel boat ramp on the Missouri River to MacLean Bottoms, including...
June 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
Next few days crucial for Mo River flooding
BISMARCK (AP) -- Water releases from the Garrison Dam are peaking, and Bismarck Mayor John Warford says the next few days are crucial in discovering the water's impact on Bismarck and Mandan. A temporary dike system that protects the two cities was built to hold back 20.6 feet of...
June 20, 2011 - 7:42am
June 2, 2011
Garrison Dam releases to rise
BISMARCK -- Flood operations in the Bismarck-Mandan area are "going very well," Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday. "I think the organization...
June 2, 2011 - 12:00am