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Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
July 29, 2013
Birth control for wild horses could prevent roundups to thin herd
FARGO - An experiment involving birth control for the wild horses in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota is about to get a boost. Researchers have been testing a vaccine on some of the mares in the wild horse herd in the park's South Unit since 2009. The immuno-contraceptive...
July 29, 2013 - 12:00am
July 20, 2013
State careful when leasing land for oil development
BISMARCK -- A federal wildlife refuge and a deposit of flint once used for making stone tools are among the areas where oil and gas companies are seeking mineral rights at an upcoming state auction. But those areas have been flagged as sensitive by state agencies that are now asked...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
May 4, 2013
Moose shooed out of Minnesota town
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A moose is no longer on the loose in town here. After spending about 10 weeks in the city limits, entertaining residents and frustrating authorities, the moose has moved -- or, more accurately, been pushed -- out of town. A week ago, the fifth attempt at herding...
May 4, 2013 - 10:43pm
April 18, 2013
Southwest ND's top destination spot to visit is TRNP
When I started the top 10 places to visit in southwest North Dakota two weeks ago, there was no snow on the ground and spring temperatures were...
April 18, 2013 - 12:05am
March 27, 2013
Critical time for wildlife, fish
GRAND FORKS -- As winter continues its grip, natural resources managers in North Dakota and Minnesota say the eventual impact on wildlife and...
March 27, 2013 - 11:15pm
February 20, 2013
Area wildlife is equipped to handle rough winters
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- It can be hard to imagine anything surviving some of the elements that northern winters can throw at wildlife. From 40-degree below zero wind chills to a 15-inch snow fall, winter can make things harder on species such as deer, turkeys and pheasants. But these...
February 20, 2013 - 11:05pm
February 6, 2013
ND wildlife benefitting from citizen involvement
If I tried to list all the organizations and clubs just in North Dakota that are working to advance the cause of fishing, hunting, trapping,...
February 6, 2013 - 11:08pm
January 7, 2013
Man attacked by bobcat in his garage
BROOKFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A man in Massachusetts says all he heard was a hiss before a bobcat pounced on him in his garage, sinking its teeth into his face and its claws in his back. Roger Mundell Jr. went into the garage in Brookfield on Sunday morning to fetch some tie-down straps...
January 7, 2013 - 11:58am
December 27, 2012
Dakota Recreation Report
Outdoor notes * Remember to properly identify unoccupied fish houses. * Ice is never completely safe. Avoid areas with vegetation, moving water, pressure ridges, and springs. Check with local bait shops for any ice condition information. * Friday: Missouri River Canada Goose Zone...
December 27, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Elk herd in national park in ND thinned by 69
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) -- The National Park Service killed 69 elk in Theodore Roosevelt National Park this fall as part of an ongoing effort to keep the herd at a manageable level. More than 5 tons of meat is being donated to the Sportsmen Against Hunger program, which helps fill food...
December 12, 2012 - 9:42am
December 4, 2012
Grizzly managers look toward hunts in Rockies
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- With bear-human conflicts on the rise, wildlife managers in the Northern Rockies are laying the groundwork for trophy hunts for grizzlies in anticipation of the government lifting their threatened species status. It's expected to be 2014 before about 600...
December 4, 2012 - 5:58pm
November 28, 2012
Warden seeks information on illegal shooting of moose in ND
North Dakota Game and Fish Department district game warden Jackie Lundstrom is searching for answers in the illegal shooting of a moose in Burleigh County. Lundstrom said a bull moose was shot near Moffit during the first week of the deer gun season, from Nov. 11-18.
November 28, 2012 - 4:00pm
Oil industry, wildlife groups develop best practices
BISMARCK -- North Dakota oil and gas producers have new guidelines to help them minimize impacts to wildlife and habitat. Industry representatives and wildlife and conservation groups announced Tuesday best practices such as consolidating facilities away from sensitive areas and...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Pronghorn shot in Morton County
Law enforcement authorities are looking for information in the illegal killing of at least two pronghorn that were shot and left along County Road 83 northwest of Mandan in Morton County.
November 27, 2012 - 4:13pm
No accidents reported during ND deer gun season
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- No one was reported injured in North Dakota during this year's deer gun hunting season, the state Game and Fish Department says. Last year there were five hunting-related incidents reported, with two deaths. More advertisements about safety and fewer hunters...
November 27, 2012 - 8:46am