Lake Sakakawea News

9/19/2017 4:39:00 PM
KFYR-TV
Ewoniuk from drowning, Mandaree, North Dakota, February 20, 2016. Shypkoski, 58, was riding on his all-terrain vehicle with Ewoniuk, 60, on ice on Lake Sakakawea when the ice broke beneath them, sending them into the frigid water. Unable to lift themselves ...

9/19/2017 9:51:00 AM
Sun Herald
Nathan Michael Stieg , 30, and Jayden Charles Concha , 14, both of Dickinson, North Dakota, saved a man from drowning and unsuccessfully tried to save a man with him when their all-terrain vehicle broke through ice on Lake Sakakawea in Mandaree ...

9/19/2017 12:15:00 AM
WHIO
Nathan Michael Stieg , 30, and Jayden Charles Concha , 14, both of Dickinson, North Dakota, saved a man from drowning and unsuccessfully tried to save a man with him when their all-terrain vehicle broke through ice on Lake Sakakawea in Mandaree ...

9/8/2017 1:01:00 AM
INFORUM
He graduated in 1973 with an associate degree in forestry and landed a summer job as a park ranger at Lake Sakakawea State Park. Duray continued his education at the University of Montana in Missoula, where he spent the summer of 1974 working for the ...

9/6/2017 6:49:00 AM
50campfires.com
North Country Trail – 4600 miles from Crown Point in eastern New York to Lake Sakakawea State Park in North Dakota (It’s thelongest of the National Scenic Trails.) Pacific Crest Trail – 2600 miles from Mexican border near Camp, California to Manning ...

9/5/2017 4:17:00 AM
apartments.com
Residents can go fishing and boating on Lake Sakakawea, practice their golf swing at nationally ranked golf links, peruse the exhibits at James Memorial Art Center, go fast at Thunder Valley Speedway Go-Karts, and learn more about the history of the region ...

9/4/2017 10:05:00 PM
Minot Daily News
While that isn’t always the case, there’s certainly ample wisdom behind it. An example of big water in North Dakota is Lake Sakakawea, home to a booming population of cantankerous pike, many that are trophy size. Catches of pike in the teens or better ...

9/2/2017 2:51:00 AM
onlyinyourstate.com
When people think of lakes to visit in North Dakota, places like Devils Lake or Lake Sakakawea come to mind. But there is another contender that isn’t mentioned as much but does get a lot of visitors when a certain season comes around. Since that season ...

8/31/2017 5:45:00 AM
Rapid City Journal
Lakes Oahe: Walleye action remains extremely slow on the big lake. So much so that Missouri River fishing guides are reportedly taking clients into North Dakota to Lake Sakakawea in search of better action, a situation that will hopefully subside with the ...

8/30/2017 10:28:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
“Considering not many went into Lake Sakakawea, this included an unprecedented stocking of nearly 7 million fingerlings into the smaller fishing waters across the state,” Weigel said. Valley City National Fish Hatchery produced more walleye this year ...

8/30/2017 4:51:00 PM
hpr1.com
There’s a little blue-collar resort community at the top of the Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, a couple hundred trailers and cabins and a bait shop, a small RV park, and a boat ramp. This spring, an oil company named Slawson Exploration moved in beside ...

8/30/2017 11:41:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
"Considering not many went into Lake Sakakawea, this included an unprecedented stocking of nearly 7 million fingerlings into the smaller fishing waters across the state," Weigel said. Valley City National Fish Hatchery produced more walleye this year than ...

8/30/2017 8:59:00 AM
Park Rapids Enterprise
When he took the boat out Saturday, Aug. 26, onto the Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, the Minot man didn't pull up a big walleye or a northern. He caught his own fishing pole, the same one he'd dropped into 20 feet of water about a month earlier.

8/30/2017 1:08:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
When he took the boat out Saturday, Aug. 26, onto the Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, the Minot man didn't pull up a big walleye or a northern. He caught his own fishing pole, the same one he'd dropped into 20 feet of water about a month earlier.

8/29/2017 8:28:00 PM
INFORUM
"Considering not many went into Lake Sakakawea, this included an unprecedented stocking of nearly 7 million fingerlings into the smaller fishing waters across the state," Weigel said. Valley City National Fish Hatchery produced more walleye this year than ...

8/29/2017 3:52:00 AM
INFORUM
When he took the boat out Saturday, Aug. 26, onto the Van Hook Arm of Lake Sakakawea, the Minot man didn't pull up a big walleye or a northern. He caught his own fishing pole, the same one he'd dropped into 20 feet of water about a month earlier.

8/25/2017 7:56:00 AM
The Miami Herald
The tribe says the site should be farther away from Lake Sakakawea under tribal policy. The drilling site is only about 800 feet (244 meters) from the lake. The government initially agreed and ordered Slawson Exploration to halt its operations. But the ...

8/25/2017 7:05:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
The tribe says the site should be farther away from Lake Sakakawea under tribal policy. The drilling site is only about 800 feet (244 meters) from the lake. The government initially agreed and ordered Slawson Exploration to halt its operations. But the ...

8/25/2017 3:28:00 AM
www.congress.gov
(a) * * * (8) The North Country National Scenic Trail, a trail of approximately [thirty-two hundred miles, extending from eastern New York State] 4,600 miles, extending from the Appalachian Trail in Vermont to the vicinity of Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota ...

8/25/2017 1:00:00 AM
SmartBrief
A federal judge agreed to let Slawson Exploration continue to drill near Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota until Oct. 31 as a case filed by the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is being heard by the Interior Board of Land Appeals. The drills should be ...

8/24/2017 6:30:00 PM
Napa Valley Register
They fished in big Lake Sakakawea and on the Missouri River below Garrison Dam using spinner baits and spoons. A couple close to 30 pounds punctuated the action with a 100-pound paddlefish (caught and quickly released) as a definite dividend. Columbia ...

8/24/2017 2:50:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
A federal judge has extended an order allowing oil drilling near the Van Hook arm of Lake Sakakawea through at least Oct. 31. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland, who last week ruled Slawson Exploration could continue drilling until a hearing ...

8/23/2017 10:26:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Russ Kinzler, a fisheries biologist at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s district office in Riverdale, recently covered the status of the salmon fishery in Lake Sakakawea on the Game and Fish weekly video news program, “North Dakota Outdoors.”

8/23/2017 2:31:00 PM
Post-Bulletin
Carter and Landis, both 30, are helicopter mechanics. They fish the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea as their home water, but there they mostly fish behind sandbars and have a limited number of live baits that are legal, Carter said. They have never ...

8/23/2017 6:40:00 AM
Construction Equipment Guide
Lindquist said the level of the Lake Sakakawea reservoir behind the dam isn't affected. The Minot Daily News reported that the work is expected to be completed later this year.

8/23/2017 12:34:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
Gene was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to be out fishing and hunting with family and friends. He spent his vacations at Lake Sakakawea at Morning Star Campground and Van Hook Resort with his family and friends. He would spend hours looking at lake maps and ...

8/22/2017 10:12:00 PM
Williston Herald
The case centers around 11 oil wells on a pad about 600 feet from the shore of Lake Sakakawea, near the Van Hook boat ramp in Mountrail County. State, federal and private mineral rights are involved, with surface rights on private land that is within the ...

8/22/2017 7:33:00 PM
INFORUM
Russ Kinzler, a fisheries biologist at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department's district office in Riverdale, recently covered the status of the salmon fishery in Lake Sakakawea on the Game and Fish weekly video news program, "North Dakota Outdoors."

8/20/2017 4:38:00 AM
My West Texas
The tribe says the site should be farther away from Lake Sakakawea under tribal policy. The drilling site is only about 800 feet from the lake. The government initially agreed and ordered Slawson Exploration to halt its operations. But the company ...

8/18/2017 1:03:00 AM
prairiebusinessmagazine.com
BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this week. Slawson Exploration, which is developing a multi-well oil pad near the Van Hook recreation and boat ramp ...

8/18/2017 1:00:00 AM
SmartBrief
A judge has allowed Slawson Exploration to resume drilling for oil near Lake Sakakawea and the Van Hook recreation area in North Dakota. A tribal nation argued that its law requires the wells to be farther away from the lake, but the judge said Slawson can ...

8/17/2017 6:20:00 PM
The Miami Herald
The Three Affiliated Tribes had asked the federal government to halt drilling near at a ramp at the Van Hook Resort in New Town, arguing the site should be farther away from Lake Sakakawea under tribal policy. The drilling site is only about 800 feet (244 ...

8/16/2017 4:50:00 PM
WDAY
BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this week. Slawson Exploration, which is developing a multi-well oil pad near the Van Hook recreation and boat ramp ...

8/15/2017 5:05:00 AM
Billings Gazette
July runoff ranged from 20 to 90 percent of average in the other reservoir reaches." Garrison Dam backs up Lake Sakakawea, just over the Montana border in North Dakota, and benefits from the Yellowstone River’s ample flows as it joins the Missouri River ...

8/14/2017 4:19:00 PM
Law 360
Slawson asked the court to lift the stay of permits for the Torpedo Federal Project, which consists of a sole well pad and several horizontal wells, and allow drilling to continue near Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota while the board... To view the full ...

8/14/2017 11:16:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
The site is located about 800 feet (243.84 meters) from Lake Sakakawea. Tribal Chairman Mark Fox says the tribe appealed the federal permit of the drilling site because it violates tribal setback requirements from the lake. The drilling site falls within ...

8/12/2017 9:36:00 AM
Minot Daily News
“That water is going to come from Lake Sakakawea and go through the water treatment plant,” Hoeven said. He said the water will serve more than 100,000 North Dakotans. “We’ve been fighting this battle for 15 years. We never stopped building ...

8/11/2017 6:13:00 PM
Press Release Point
"The next steps allowed by this ruling include the design and construction of a water treatment plant located near Max, N.D., and water intake that will withdraw water from Lake Sakakawea," said Bureau of Reclamation Area Manager Arden Freitag. To learn ...

8/11/2017 5:51:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
The well site, known as the Torpedo pad, is located about 800 feet from Lake Sakakawea, is recognizable by the large sound barrier wall that separates it from the popular Van Hook boat ramp. The tribe appealed the federal permitting of the drilling site ...

8/11/2017 3:12:00 PM
KFYR-TV
Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), who broke the news Friday in Minot, said the approval allows the project to tap into water from Lake Sakakawea. “It took a leap of faith. I mean, we had to think very hard, and very carefully, are we going to keep building this ...

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