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June 12, 2017
JSDC plans section line closure
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. approved making a request to the Stutsman County Commission to close a section line at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association during the JSDC meeting Monday. Corry Shevlin, business development manager, said the section line is between the...
June 12, 2017 - 2:48pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
February 3, 2017
North Dakota agriculture lines up in support of trespassing bill
BISMARCK — Jacob Odermann in the spring of 2014 went out to fix fence before turning pairs to their spring pasture north of Belfield, N.D....
February 3, 2017 - 9:42pm
February 2, 2017
U.S. lawmaker to scrap bill to sell public lands after backlash
WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Congressman Jason Chaffetz said on Thursday he plans to withdraw a bill that would have sold off more than 3 million acres of federal land to private interests after it drew a barrage of negative comments from hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.
February 2, 2017 - 11:20am
October 3, 2016
State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Apparently fed up with the often unlawful and sometimes violent antics of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, rancher David Meyer sold thousands of acres of the historic Cannonball Ranch south of Mandan, N.D., to the pipeline company. “It’s a beautiful ranch, but I just wanted...
October 3, 2016 - 6:52am
September 14, 2016
CRP STUDY RAISES CONCERNS
A U.S. Geological Survey study on nationwide cropland expansion from 2008 to 2012 said changes in federal policies and enforcement have led to...
September 14, 2016 - 7:03am
August 24, 2016
Obama creates new national monument in Maine forest
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acres in Maine's North Woods as a national monument, as the administration prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The new monument includes mountains, forests, and the East Branch...
August 24, 2016 - 11:57pm
August 20, 2016
Conservatives split over U.S. land transfers to Western states
Every time Dean Finnerty sees the locked neon-yellow gate and "No Trespassing" sign deep in Oregon's Elliott State Forest, he bristles at the growing movement to transfer federally owned land to U.S. states. The 52-year-old conservationist and lifelong political conservative worries...
August 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
March 4, 2016
Letter to the editor: New federal royalty rule misguided policy
On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management heard public comment on a new federal rule that imposes new royalty rules on oil and natural gas producers. Specifically, it limits the amount of flared natural gas allowed before royalties are imposed on producers and is expected to raise...
March 4, 2016 - 7:00am
January 7, 2016
Grand Forks County case against Sandpiper pipeline still proceeding
EMERADO, N.D.—A Wisconsin-based owner of land in Grand Forks County said Wednesday he still plans to appeal a decision to allow a crude oil pipeline to be built through his property. James Botsford said an appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court should be filed later this...
January 7, 2016 - 7:21am
September 19, 2014
BLM streamlining bill passes Senate
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the federal Permit Streamlining Project program until 2026, which will help the Bureau of Land Management consider drilling permits. North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp co-sponsored the bill. Currently...
September 19, 2014 - 6:33am
September 17, 2014
Panel rejects DU proposal to buy land
GRAND FORKS — A panel that regulates the purchase of land by nonprofit groups in North Dakota has rejected a Ducks Unlimited proposal to buy 160 acres of land in Grand Forks County. According to Terry Steinwand, director of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, the North Dakota...
September 17, 2014 - 7:03am
August 22, 2014
Bond increased for animal cruelty convict
MANDAN, N.D. — A judge here increased bond to $3,000 cash and ordered electronic monitoring Thursday for a Fargo man who was convicted of animal cruelty and now stands accused of violating his probation by possessing horses and a mule. William Kiefer also faces a new charge in...
August 22, 2014 - 5:46am
April 28, 2014
Ag land market: Swenson: Per-acre values of cropland leveling out
FARGO — More than a decade of double-digit increases in cropland prices — in some cases 50 percent or more annually — may be ending in North Dakota. As prices for corn, sugar beets and other crops have dropped, the per-acre values of cropland are leveling out, said Andrew...
April 28, 2014 - 6:52am
April 9, 2014
Owners say land protections 'failing miserably'
MINOT — Darwin Peterson is the third member of what he hopes is a fifth-generation farm. But the Bottineau County man worries about the quality...
April 9, 2014 - 7:03am