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May 7, 2018
Another month, another increase in expected runoff into Lake Sakakawea
MINOT, N.D. -- According to the May outlook issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the amount of snowmelt runoff over the Upper Missouri...
May 7, 2018 - 5:42pm
May 5, 2018
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
North Dakota doesn't have the anticipation of a walleye opener because fishing season is continuous, but Lake Sakakawea is looking like the go-to...
May 5, 2018 - 7:59pm
May 1, 2018
Ice-out on Lake Sakakawea among latest on record
MINOT, N.D. -- Lake Sakakawea's boating season is already assured of being one of the latest on record. Thick ice remained on much of the sprawling...
May 1, 2018 - 5:05pm
April 4, 2018
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says...
April 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 19, 2018
Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
FARGO — A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging...
March 19, 2018 - 11:08pm
March 5, 2018
State of N.D. argues lawsuit over mineral law should be dismissed
BISMARCK — The state of North Dakota is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a new law related to ownership of oil and gas...
March 5, 2018 - 5:59pm
January 10, 2018
Lawsuit claims ND 'gives away' $2 billion with Lake Sakakawea mineral law
A lawsuit filed Wednesday, Jan. 10, against the state of North Dakota seeks to prevent the transfer of up to $2 billion in oil and gas mineral...
January 10, 2018 - 6:51pm
August 16, 2017
Judge rules oil drilling can resume at controversial Lake Sakakawea site
BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this...
August 16, 2017 - 3:39pm
June 27, 2017
Jet skier, pontoon operator still missing in ND waters
LAKE SAKAKAWEA, N.D. -- Two men presumed drowned in North Dakota waters had not been recovered as of late Tuesday afternoon. Chad Kanine, 42,...
June 27, 2017 - 5:39pm
April 19, 2017
Legislature approves Lake Sakakawea mineral bill
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Legislature has approved a bill clarifying that the state does not own minerals under Lake Sakakawea, setting...
April 19, 2017 - 8:00pm
April 6, 2017
House approves Missouri River mineral leasing bill estimated to cost $187 million
BISMARCK — House lawmakers voted 79-11 Thursday, April 6, to approve a plan that will change how minerals under Lake Sakakawea and the...
April 6, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 14, 2017
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
BISMARCK — Watford City attorney Dennis Johnson generally sues oil companies. But the attorney who represents private mineral owners stood...
January 14, 2017 - 2:32pm
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
August 5, 2016
Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
NEW TOWN – A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not...
August 5, 2016 - 5:07pm
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