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March 4, 2011
163,000 acres of land lost to lake
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota State University Extension Service study says more than 163,000 acres in farm land has been lost to flooding at Devils Lake and Stump Lake since 1993. Ramsey County extension agent Bill Hodous told KZZY radio that the economic impact of that...
March 4, 2011 - 7:25am
December 1, 2010
Land exchange proposal defeated
A proposal to move forward on a possible land exchange that could have given the Jamestown Public School District a higher taxable valuation failed in a 4-4 vote Tuesday night at a special School Board meeting. The Jamestown/Stutsman County Development Corp. came to the board at...
December 1, 2010 - 7:07am
October 22, 2010
Oil, gas lease sales to resume in Dakotas, Montana
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Federal oil and gas lease sales in the Dakotas and Montana will resume in December, more than six months after the Bureau of Land Management halted bids because of pressure from environmental groups. An environmental law group says it likely will protest the...
October 22, 2010 - 1:45pm
July 14, 2010
Andrea Haugen, Bismarck, N.D., and Bruce Land, Kulm, N.D., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Carrie...
July 14, 2010 - 7:40am
July 8, 2010
Grand Forks Herald
The politics of conservation in North Dakota just got a lot more interesting. Now, let's strategize to make it more interesting still. The words "let's strategize" are important, because the big change is the news that this editorial will be preaching to the choir. In the past when...
July 8, 2010 - 7:00am
April 29, 2010
N.D. governor approves nonprofit land buy
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. John Hoeven has approved a proposal by the American Foundation for Wildlife to buy 983 acres of land in the Williston region. The wildlife group already owns more than 1,700 acres near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers. It plans to...
April 29, 2010 - 1:54pm
April 2, 2010
Hearing on land buy
BISMARCK (AP) -- A McKenzie County commissioner says the group is likely to oppose a proposal by the American Foundation for Wildlife to buy nearly 1,000 acres of land in northwest North Dakota. Richard Cayko said more than 40 percent of the land in the county already is owned by...
April 2, 2010 - 7:27am
March 19, 2010
Hearing set on N.D. land buy proposal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A group that advises the governor on North Dakota land purchases by nonprofits is holding a hearing on a proposed buy in the Williston region. Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the Natural Areas Acquisition Advisory Committee will consider a proposal...
March 19, 2010 - 10:55am
January 29, 2010
Grazing fees on public lands unchanged for 2010
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal officials say livestock grazing fees on public lands across the West and much of the Midwest will remain unchanged in 2010 for the fourth year running. The $1.35 per head monthly fee applies to land in 16 states administered by the Bureau of Land...
January 29, 2010 - 10:55pm
January 22, 2010
Former Bismarck Home Depot sells for $3.5 million
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The former Home Depot building in Bismarck apparently has a new owner. The 102,000-square-foot building that has been empty since 2008 was part of an online auction that ended Thursday afternoon with a final bid of just under $3.5 million. Matthew...
January 22, 2010 - 10:55am
January 7, 2010
Superior man charged with trespassing on his own land will get a trial
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- A 27-year-old Superior man's trial for trespassing on his own land has been set for April. Jeremy Engelking is charged with trespassing on a construction site and disorderly conduct. He was arrested Dec. 2 after confronting a crew of workers installing a pipeline...
January 7, 2010 - 2:45pm
December 1, 2009
N.D. Supreme Court mulls corporate ag land ownership
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is asking the state Supreme Court to close what he calls a loophole in North Dakota's law against corporate farming. Stenehjem is challenging a judge's ruling that allows a nonprofit corporation to keep 527 acres of Griggs...
December 1, 2009 - 1:47pm
November 23, 2009
N.D. Land Department director departing
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The administrator of the North Dakota Land Department is leaving. Gary Preszler (PREZ'-lur) has been the agency's commissioner since 2001. Before that, Preszler was North Dakota's top banking regulator for more than 15 years. In a letter, Preszler...
November 23, 2009 - 2:12pm
UND gets permission to sell land
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The University of North Dakota has permission to sell 253 acres of Cass County farm land. The property was part of a larger donation that was willed to UND by alumnus Burton Aarestad when he died in January 2003. About 213 acres of land is near Fargo's...
October 23, 2009 - 10:59am
October 15, 2009
Airport board considers Goodrich land lease
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority discussed ground lease rates for the property leased by Goodrich for its factory. The airport owns the land while Goodrich owns the buildings for the 20-acre site. The current lease, which expires in two months, is at a rate of $150 per year...
October 15, 2009 - 7:16am