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Ben J. Wolbaum
John P. Custer
Allan A. "Al" Bauer
Glen Francis Snow
Ben J. Wolbaum
November 24, 2014
Long X Bridge re-opened to 1 lane of traffic
WATFORD CITY -- The Long X Bridge south of Watford City reopened to one lane of travel Monday afternoon after a Saturday morning traffic accident led to its closure. A temporary signal is in place to direct traffic across the bridge, the North Dakota Department of Transportation...
news / north dakota
November 24, 2014 - 3:04pm
June 25, 2014
TRNP to use aerial spraying to control invasive weeds in North Unit
Aerial spraying of herbicide to control Canada thistle and leafy spurge in backcountry areas is expected to begin in Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit on Wednesday. Spraying will continue for two to three days, weather permitting, or until approximately 700 acres have been...
news / outdoors
June 25, 2014 - 9:37am
May 16, 2014
National Park to celebrate Wilderness Act with hikes
To commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which preserved 9.1 million acres of federal land, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is offering a variety of guided hikes to the public, according to a release. The first Wilderness Hike of the season will be offered in...
news / local
May 16, 2014 - 6:55pm
May 2, 2014
National park announces Visitor Center hours
The Theodore Roosevelt National Park Visitor Center will begin its spring hours today, according to a press release. The South Unit Visitor Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The North Unit Visitor Center is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The Painted Canyon...
news / local
May 2, 2014 - 11:45pm
April 4, 2014
Emergency road repairs to begin in North Unit
WATFORD CITY — Emergency road repairs will begin this week, weather permitting, in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Several wet years have resulted in a small but substantial road failure and continued erosion of a major slope onto the roadway on the North...
news / local
April 4, 2014 - 10:02am
February 22, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt National Park asks for comment on North Unit visitor center
The Theodore Roosevelt National Park is seeking public comment on a new North Unit Visitor Center. The old visitor center, built in 1992, has “recurring structural issues” so has been abandoned since July, according to a press release. “A combination of earth pressure, an...
news / local
February 22, 2014 - 12:04am
July 9, 2013
Rainfall prompts closing of North Unit visitor center
WATFORD CITY -- The visitor center of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit will close this month after unprecedented rainfall caused the Badlands soil under the building to shift. Park Superintendent Valerie Naylor said unstable bentonite clay in the area absorbs a lot...
Bakken / local / news
July 9, 2013 - 11:04pm
June 13, 2013
Serenity in the Bakken: TRNP North Unit balancing beauty against oil boom's impact
THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK NORTH UNIT Ron Sams remembers a time when very little of note happened here. The U.S. law enforcement park ranger worked in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park from 1999 to 2001 before being transferred through the Department of the...
June 13, 2013 - 12:46am
August 8, 2012
Dehydrated hiker calls for help; Increase in rescues in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park staff, with the assistance of flashlights, headlamps and two horses, safely brought a 23-year-old man out of...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
National Park wilderness hike highlights backcountry springs
Fresh water springs are few and far between in the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but they are an important source of water this dry environment. A Wilderness Hike to one of the natural springs in the park's designated wilderness will be offered on Sunday. Hikers...
June 28, 2012 - 12:30am
June 17, 2012
TRNP's North Unit Scenic Drive slumping: Road to remain closed through summer
Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit Scenic Drive after mile six will be open with limited access through the summer. The road will remained closed to motor vehicle traffic while it is under repair due to slumping. According to a representative for the North Unit, the bids...
June 17, 2012 - 12:00am