Bruce Alan Nelson Zoe. His wife Josephine, step sons Michael (Trina) and Joe (Jaime) Purcell; grandchildren Calan Putman, Canyon, Dakota, Madison, Michael Jr. and Damian Purcell. He is survived by his parents Marlin and Dorothy Nelson, brother Kurt (Margaret...
Review begins for Shell's proposed oil-by-rail project

...barrels of crude oil a day, or a maximum of six trains a week. Trains would bring crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to replace some of the supply Shell currently gets from Alaska's North Slope.A hearing is scheduled in Mount Vernon Tuesday...
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...toward possible extinction as development cut into its vast but shrinking sagebrush habitat ranging from California to the Dakotas.Flanked by the governors of Wyoming, Montana, Nevada and Colorado, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said at an event near...
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More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day

...honoring Columbus in 1934. Over the years, Native Americans have slowly begun winning more recognition around the day.South Dakota renamed Columbus Day to Native American Day in 1990, and it has been an official state holiday ever since. Berkeley, California...
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More to know about the Dakotas

...Missouri River. Much of North Dakota is flat and featureless, particularly...the ``badlands'' of South Dakota. There is an area just off...January visit. We visited North Dakota in search of smallmouth bass...early summer were so wet in the Dakotas that more than 16 percent of...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

...Investigation continues.Motor vehicle crash? At 4:49 p.m. Monday, JPD responded to a crash involving a 2010 Dodge Dakota and a 1995 Toyota Corrolla on Egan Drive near the Gold Creek intersection. An investigation revealed the driver of the Corrolla...
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests

...nondescript door behind the county jail in South Dakota's largest city.Wearing neatly pressed...drunk.These are participants in a South Dakota program that aims to reduce drunken driving...stay out of jail.Bolstered by South Dakota's success, the approach is now gaining...
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Tribe to open nation's first marijuana resort

...240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.But those enterprises have not been...leaders from across the country and South Dakota legislators will tour the Flandreau facility...the vast reservations in western South Dakota, where poverty is widespread, the little-known...
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Attempted murder charge reduced in rodeo grounds stabbing

...Prosecutors have reduced an attempted murder charge against an Idaho man accused of stabbing an Alaska man in the North Dakota oil patch.KXMC-TV reported that 31-year-old Travis Barnes, of Post Falls, Idaho, pleaded not guilty Thursday to aggravated...
North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule

...BISMARCK, N.D. - A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a hearing on an effort to...waters.Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S...states joining the lawsuit with North Dakota are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado...


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