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November 2, 2013
Saturday designated "National Bison Day" by Senate
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Saturday has been designated “National Bison Day” under a U.S. Senate resolution sponsored by western lawmakers. The measure is intended to promote the cultural and economic contributions of bison in the United States. It was introduced by Wyoming...
November 2, 2013 - 1:54pm
April 24, 2013
White Cloud has calf Monday
The National Buffalo Museum's bison herd's first calf of the year was born to one of the herd's oldest and best-known animals. White Cloud...
April 24, 2013 - 6:53am
November 1, 2012
Groups mark inaugural National Bison Day on Thurs.
DENVER (AP) -- The first National Bison Day is taking place Thursday. The Colorado-based National Bison Association, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the South Dakota-based Intertribal Buffalo Council agreed earlier this year to designate the first Thursday of...
November 1, 2012 - 10:48am
October 7, 2012
Fire reported in buffalo pasture
A fire in a buffalo pasture north of Interstate 94 at 9:50 p.m. Sunday was apparently started by a car accident, Jamestown Fire Department officials said. "It took them about 15 minutes to get the fire out, but they had to be careful of the buffalo," said Gordy Christianson, JFD...
October 7, 2012 - 10:50pm
Florida tycoon selling off ranch
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) -- A Florida real estate tycoon who owns a controversial bison ranch in the Dakotas is selling a separate cattle ranch. The Bismarck Tribune reported that Maurice Wilder's 12,000-acre Wilder Cattle Ranch is to be sold at auction on Sept. 14. Auctioneer Adam...
September 7, 2012 - 6:29am
July 30, 2012
Hundreds celebrate rare white bison at Conn. farm
GOSHEN, Conn. (AP) -- Dozens of Native Americans wore the traditional garb of their ancestors, sang songs and beat drums on a western Connecticut farm Saturday in celebration of the birth of one of the world's rarest animals -- a white bison. The miracle calf was officially named...
July 30, 2012 - 1:30pm
July 2, 2012
White Cloud's Birthday: Events at a glance
Wednesday: *Kiddies Bike Parade, downtown Jamestown to McElroy Park, 10 a.m. *Farmer's Market, Jamestown Civic Center, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday: *Where's White Cloud Scavenger Hunt (through Saturday), downtown Jamestown businesses *Dollar Night (one dollar admission to the National...
July 2, 2012 - 4:32am
City prepares to celebrate White Cloud's 16th birthday
The extremely rare albino bison White Cloud will be honored this week in Jamestown through a celebration of her 16th birthday. Though her actually...
July 2, 2012 - 4:30am
June 15, 2012
Nationwide manhunt in progress for NY surgeon
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Surgeon Timothy Jorden saved the lives of patients with gunshot wounds, lived in big home by Lake Erie and owned four vehicles. He was a product of a working-class neighborhood who became an Army officer before coming home to earn his medical degree. Now the...
June 15, 2012 - 1:00am
June 13, 2012
Police looking for NY surgeon in woman's death
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A person familiar with the investigation says a 33-year-old receptionist at a Buffalo hospital was the victim of a fatal shooting. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is continuing, said the victim was Jacqueline Wisniewski....
June 13, 2012 - 11:00pm
March 30, 2012
Bison break out of southwest ND corral, are killed
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- Four bison that broke out of a corral in Stark County near Dickinson were shot and killed before they could get into the city and cause damage. The owners of the animals that each weighed more than half a ton were preparing to take them to market in South...
March 30, 2012 - 9:33am
Victim identified in North Dakota vehicle death
BUFFALO, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a man whose body was found beneath his vehicle on a Cass County road. Authorities say no foul play is suspected in the early Tuesday death of 50-year-old Michael Vavra of Buffalo. They say it appears that Vavra...
November 30, 2011 - 10:12am
November 29, 2011
Buffalo man dies, found beneath vehicle
A Buffalo, N.D., man is dead today after he was found beneath a vehicle near the town about 40 miles west of Fargo, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said officials found a 1993 Ford Thunderbird around 4 a.m. on 27th Street, 7 miles north and 1/3 mile west...
November 29, 2011 - 10:20am
July 9, 2011
Residents, others turn out for White Cloud's birthday celebration
Jamestown area residents and others attended the annual White Cloud Days parade Saturday in celebration of the albino buffalo's birthday. Jamestown's famous, rare albino bison, White Cloud, was born on the Shirek Buffalo Farm near Michigan, N.D., 15 years ago. White Cloud came to...
July 9, 2011 - 2:11pm
July 1, 2011
New state record buffalo caught
Keith Huschka's catch on June 19 is the first entry on North Dakota's list of state record fish in 2011. The Dickinson angler caught a 54-pound buffalo from the Heart River in the tail waters of Heart Butte Dam. The 42-inch fish broke the old record of 51 pounds, 4 ounces taken by...
July 1, 2011 - 7:53am