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October 31, 2016
Ancient bison skeleton finds a home in Jamestown
The National Buffalo Museum is now home to Samantha, a complete bison skeleton that is estimated to be from 8,000 to 10,000 years old. Samantha...
October 31, 2016 - 6:36am
September 23, 2016
South Africa unveils test-tube buffalo, plans IVF rhino
MARBLE HALL, South Africa - Almost 40 years after the first human test-tube baby was born, South African scientists have produced something bulkier: the first Cape buffalo brought into the world by in vitro fertilization (IVF).Pumelelo the buffalo bull calf was born on June 28 and...
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September 23, 2016 - 8:00am
September 10, 2016
World’s Largest Buffalo gets a makeover
Troy Butz with Denny and Sons Painting and Roofing sprays on a coat of primer to the neck area of the World’s Largest Buffalo Friday afternoon...
September 10, 2016 - 6:43am
September 2, 2016
Residents seek to block hog farm planned near Buffalo, ND
BUFFALO, N.D.—Residents who oppose the Rolling Green Family Farms are heading to court to block the planned $15 million factory farm that...
September 2, 2016 - 6:30am
August 4, 2016
Petersen revisits World’s Largest Buffalo
It’s a challenge to write about a legend. Jamestown has a number of them: Peggy Lee, James Kirkpatrick and Elmer Petersen, among a good dozen or so. Most have passed away, but others are alive and kicking, and so much so they still are climbing to great heights. Petersen is a living...
August 4, 2016 - 6:55am
July 8, 2016
Letter to the editor: Important fact omitted from bison supplement
I enjoyed the supplement on the bison printed by The Jamestown Sun. Keith Norman’s historical articles were informative and well written; however, a factor I consider important was left out. While trade for bison robes and meat resulted in large scale bison hunting, the U.S. government...
July 8, 2016 - 7:10am
Three men charged in brutal slaying of 19-year-old woman found in park
BUFFALO, Minn. -- Authorities say an argument led to the fatal shooting of a teenage mother last week in a rural Wright County park northwest...
News/Nation and World
June 8, 2016 - 9:50pm
May 13, 2016
Bison fitting as national mammal
Jamestown, as a community, has paid homage to the American bison, often called the buffalo, for decades. Our community has known about bison for many years, and it is nice to see the rest of the country sees it as a great and distinct animal. The dedication of the World’s Largest...
May 13, 2016 - 6:56am
May 11, 2016
9-year-old Adrian boy finds bison fossil in James River
ADRIAN, N.D. — On Sunday, Anders Parenteau, 9, his father, Jason, and brother, Wyatt, decided to venture outdoors to explore the terrain surrounding...
May 11, 2016 - 6:45am
May 10, 2016
New law in the U.S.
It’s official. The bison is now the national mammal. President Barack Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, which adopts the North American...
May 10, 2016 - 6:50am
February 1, 2016
Pig farm proposal deserves scrutiny
The North Dakota Department of Health has scheduled a public hearing at Buffalo for March 17. It appears the department, which earlier had not been clear about the need for a public hearing and comment period, got a little shove in the right direction when the people of Buffalo said...
February 1, 2016 - 6:43am
May 19, 2015
Lake Region farm has produced five albino buffalo
For nearly 20 years, the Shirek family has shared a rare and unexpected gift with North Dakota and the world. This includes White Cloud, a resident of the herd at the National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown. Their Lake Region buffalo farm has produced five pureblood albino...
May 19, 2015 - 4:18pm
October 28, 2014
Streeter Buffalo Supper packs ‘em in
Organizers for the 55th annual Streeter Buffalo Supper are expecting anywhere from 1,400 to 1,800 attendees. The Streeter Buffalo Supper begins at 4 p.m. Friday at Memorial Hall in Streeter and will end when everybody has been served. Glenna Spitzer, who has been the general...
October 28, 2014 - 8:16am
July 5, 2014
It’s a bull
White Cloud gave birth to her 11th calf, a young bull, in late June. The albino bison turns 18 this year. John M. Steiner / The Sun
July 5, 2014 - 6:44am
June 12, 2014
Call for bison to be national mammal
GRAND FORKS — The bald eagle could be joined by the bison as the United States’ national animals, if a group of senators, including those...
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June 12, 2014 - 7:09am