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Land under conservation cut by half, less options for hunters this season
DSU provost search will continue through winter
Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race
Beam driving on bridge build to be noisy
Mapleton voters reject $7.2 million referendum to build new school
crime and courts
nation and world
Ashford: Why lifting oil export ban can help U.S. foreign policy
White House issues veto threat for House oil export bill
Oilfield cannibals: To save cash, U.S. drillers strip idle rigs
Banks clip Oasis Petroleum's credit line after oil price rout
Oil executive says U.S. oil output on brink of ‘dramatic’ decline
Pumpkins in the Patch and lots of family fun
Benson: Mel Blanc’s comedy and tragedy
Baking a cake is a lot harder than you think
Kids growing pumpkins: St. Joseph's Youth Group sponsors Pumpkin Patch
Fall Gala: Games, auctions, food and fun
Michael McChesney leads Dickinson High secondary, receiving group
Berry more than ready to lead UND hockey
Trinity volleyball sweeps Richardton-Taylor
Williston tops Dickinson High Midgets in thrilling five sets
Taylor: Count your cooperatives
Jacobs: Don’t count Wrigley out of North Dakota politics
Pitts: Clearing up Theodore Roosevelt library misconceptions
Letter: Don’t be fooled by the ‘highway to hell’
Letter: Pope, church shouldn’t have been viewed through political lens
Fred M. Valder
R. D. Nelson "Doc", D.V.M.
Donna Faye Baertsch
Jhett Jerome Lippert
Patrols aim to reduce grassland destruction
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s western grasslands are becoming a national trash-lands. Rabble-rousers are out there with guns, blasting at everything...
News / local
August 9, 2015 - 12:40am
August 30, 2014
First Montessori school to open in Dickinson: Grasslands offers different style of education, at a cost
An expansive cabin-style room is lined with shelves, some filled with neatly organized lengths of wood, another with carefully placed strings...
News / education
August 30, 2014 - 8:09pm
June 6, 2013
Partnership aims to enhance GF prairie
GRAND FORKS -- Conserving grasslands and wetlands on the saline prairie of Grand Forks County is the focus of a new partnership between the Natural...
June 6, 2013 - 12:28am
October 7, 2012
Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies
FARGO -- A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. The dispute started this summer when four North Dakota counties sued the federal government,...
News / North Dakota / oil
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 9, 2012
4 counties - Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope - seek to build roads in western ND grasslands
FARGO -- Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. The lawsuit, filed July 30 in U.S. District Court in Bismarck, would imperil a proposal to designate...
News / oil
September 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
Pembina Gorge offers look at history: Area combines unique blend of skiing, theatre and trails
WALHALLA -- It's not a typical scene for North Dakota -- a gorge cut into the prairie, with 12,500 acres of lush foliage and a flowing river...
News / North Dakota / water
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres
The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency's 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. USDA selected offers for enrollment based on an Environmental Benefits Index...
local / News / North Dakota
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Conservation leaders seek stable account, te version of transportation bill includes stable conservation funding from offshore oil revenues
Conservationists and leaders from Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever are calling on Congress to ensure proceeds from an offshore oil revenue account go to the conservation initiatives it is supposed to fund. That could happen if a House-Senate conference committee approves a...
Energy / News / oil
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2011
Northern Regional forester named deputy chief
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell has named Northern Regional Forester Leslie Weldon the deputy chief of the agency. Weldon will move to Washington, D.C., early next year to take over the position, which has been vacant since Joel Holtrip retired two months...
November 8, 2011 - 5:52pm
July 17, 2011
Public commenting period for Dakota Grasslands Conservation Area deadline is July 25
NORTH DAKOTA -- The North Dakota Farm Bureau is opposed to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed Dakota Grassland Conservation Area. The idea for the designated area, which was released in December 2010, is to conserve migratory bird habitats in the Prairie Pothole regions...
July 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 30, 2011
US official praises grassland plan during South Dakota visit
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- A proposed federal project aimed at protecting habitat crucial to migratory waterfowl in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana represents a new era of conservation, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday. The Dakota Grassland Conservation Area would...
April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 17, 2009
Forest Service going on a map quest
There are several roads that wind through the Badlands of western North Dakota where people can get lost. It can also be unclear which are private...
March 17, 2009 - 11:25pm