Lake Sakakawea News

1/15/2019 3:59:00 PM
The Dickinson Press
MINOT, N.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially declared Lake Sakakawea completely frozen on Saturday, Jan. 12. This past open water season was 272 days long as the corps declared Sakakawea ...

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/4/2019 1:30:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
FARGO — An attorney representing a group of North Dakota taxpayers argued Friday that a law approved by legislators two years ago “gives away” $2 billion in state oil and gas mineral assets ...

12/31/2018 6:48:00 AM
kpvi
Her body was found inside a submerged truck located by sonar and recovered July 31 from Sanish Bay on Lake Sakakawea. Her remains were identified by tattoos. Matthew Lone Bear led volunteers in combin...

12/29/2018 8:45:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Royalty owners who supported legislation in 2017 related to oil and gas mineral ownership under Lake Sakakawea will likely have to make return trips to the state Capitol next year. The bill that ...

12/29/2018 2:30:00 PM
The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK -- Royalty owners who supported legislation in 2017 related to oil and gas mineral ownership under Lake Sakakawea will likely have to make return trips to the state Capitol next year. The bil...

12/29/2018 1:37:00 PM
Jamestown Sun
Her body was found inside a submerged truck located by sonar and recovered July 31 from Sanish Bay on Lake Sakakawea. Her remains were identified by tattoos. Tire tracks are visible on the shore of Sa...

12/24/2018 8:45:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
From marijuana, oil and soybeans to the recovery of Olivia Lone Bear's body from Lake Sakakawea and a three-member medical team killed while en route to help others, news in 2018 encompassed ...

12/24/2018 5:39:00 AM
Duluth News Tribune
I remember thinking this as a kid when I was jumping into the cold water of Lake Sakakawea on a hot summer day. The water couldn’t be too cold. The sky too gray. The wind too wild. None of those ...

12/14/2018 1:21:00 PM
Williston Herald
A Williams County judge has denied the state’s request for yet another delay in a mineral rights case that is likely to be precedent-setting for landowners in and around Lake Sakakawea. In his order, ...

12/9/2018 10:38:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
It’s no secret there are things in this life that are ruined by adulthood. I remember thinking this as a kid when I was jumping into the cold water of Lake Sakakawea on a hot summer day. The water cou...

12/9/2018 8:44:00 AM
Bemidji Pioneer
It’s no secret there are things in this life that are ruined by adulthood. I remember thinking this as a kid when I was jumping into the cold water of Lake Sakakawea on a hot summer day. The water cou...

12/9/2018 8:36:00 AM
Duluth News Tribune
It’s no secret there are things in this life that are ruined by adulthood. I remember thinking this as a kid when I was jumping into the cold water of Lake Sakakawea on a hot summer day. The water cou...

12/9/2018 7:41:00 AM
The Dickinson Press
It’s no secret there are things in this life that are ruined by adulthood. I remember thinking this as a kid when I was jumping into the cold water of Lake Sakakawea on a hot summer day. The water cou...

12/2/2018 11:44:00 PM
Minot Daily News
The post was located along the Missouri River in an area that is now underneath the water of Lake Sakakawea. Fort Stevenson was built in 1867 and formally abandoned in 1883. While early records are sk...

11/14/2018 9:15:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Missouri River System supervisor Dave Fryda said crews collected enough eggs to stock the 500,000 smolts planned for Lake Sakakawea in 2019. “Salmon were ...

11/13/2018 8:45:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Located along the banks of Lake Sakakawea near Garrison, the camp provides activities and services that are meant to contribute to the spiritual, social, mental and physical growth of children ...

10/15/2018 10:04:00 AM
KFGO
Scott Gangl, Department fisheries management section leader, said Lake Sakakawea had the eighth highest catch of young-of-the-year walleye on record. “There was good reproduction of most game species ...

10/10/2018 10:15:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
I had a busy weekend heading west to the Badlands to help a friend look for pronghorns, then to the shorelines of Lake Sakakawea in search of Chinook salmon. While en route, several birds were ...

10/10/2018 4:19:00 AM
Scientific American
It faded as he led me to a hilltop above North Dakota’s Lake Sakakawea, located on the Fort Berthold reservation of the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara (MHA) Nation, also known as the Three Affiliated ...

10/4/2018 5:43:00 AM
Valley News Live
MINOT, N.D. (KFYR) A fisherman recently discovered an African Tortoise in Lake Sakakawea. The discovery prompted us to dive into the importance of animal care, and making responsible choices when choo...

10/3/2018 6:27:00 PM
KFYR-TV
MINOT, N.D. - A fisherman recently discovered an African Tortoise in Lake Sakakawea. The discovery prompted us to dive into the importance of animal care, and making responsible choices when choosing ...

10/2/2018 7:56:00 PM
The Republic
MINOT, N.D. — An African spurred tortoise rescued from Lake Sakakawea has been given a home at Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo. The Minot Daily News reports an angler found the tortoise floating on a log t...

10/2/2018 4:15:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — An African spurred tortoise rescued from Lake Sakakawea has been given a home at Minot's Roosevelt Park Zoo. The Minot Daily News reports an angler found the tortoise floating on a ...

10/2/2018 3:27:00 PM
KFYR-TV
NEW TOWN, N.D. – The family of Olivia Lone Bear, the woman whose body was found in Lake Sakakawea following a months-long search, says they’re glad the Bureau of Indian Affairs is adding an investigat...

10/2/2018 11:28:00 AM
Williston Herald
When the state was crafting legislation to solve disputed mineral rights around Lake Sakakawea, landowners urged the legislature to use a survey done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, a 20...

9/29/2018 12:11:00 PM
Williston Herald
The state has just released its study of who owns what minerals in and around Lake Sakakawea. It means victory for some with the return of their long-held mineral rights, but for others, it means the ...

9/28/2018 5:19:00 PM
WDAZ
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea, but made some changes that regulators said would protect royalty owners. XTO Energy proposed to deve...

9/28/2018 5:16:00 PM
WDAY
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea, but made some changes that regulators said would protect royalty owners. XTO Energy proposed to deve...

9/28/2018 12:16:00 PM
The Journal Record
An oil company facing tribal opposition for drilling wells on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation close to Lake Sakakawea proposes to drill 23 new wells near the Missouri River reservoir.

9/28/2018 10:52:00 AM
The Daily News
Memberships include the North Dakota Sportfishing Congress, Friends of Lake Sakakawea, Lure Em for Life and Voices for Lake Oahe. Eagle Scout projects associated with local rivers have been supported. ...

9/28/2018 8:00:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea, but made some changes that regulators said would protect royalty owners. XTO Energy proposed to develop ...

9/28/2018 6:57:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
The study investigated the accuracy of a 1950s survey conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the ordinary high water mark of the Missouri River as it existed before the Garrison Dam, whic...

9/27/2018 5:51:00 PM
inforum
The Industrial Commission voted unanimously to adopt the final recommendations from Wenck Associates, a consultant hired to study the ordinary high water mark of the Missouri River as it existed befor...

9/27/2018 3:15:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
which created Lake Sakakawea. The study, directed by the Legislature, aimed to resolve disputes over oil and gas ownership by investigating the accuracy of the 1950s river survey conducted by the ...

9/26/2018 3:26:00 AM
WRAL
BISMARCK, N.D. — An oil company facing tribal opposition to drilling wells on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation close to Lake Sakakawea has proposed 23 more wells near the Missouri River reservoir. ...

9/25/2018 9:14:00 PM
inforum
BISMARCK—The oil company that has faced opposition for drilling next to Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation now proposes to drill 23 new wells near the lake. Slawson Exploration has drilli...

9/25/2018 7:31:00 PM
sfgate.com
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An oil company facing tribal opposition to drilling wells on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation close to Lake Sakakawea has proposed 23 more wells near the Missouri River reser...

9/25/2018 4:17:00 PM
Rapid City Journal
BISMARCK, N.D. | An oil company facing tribal opposition to drilling wells on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation close to Lake Sakakawea has proposed 23 more wells near the Missouri River reservoir.

9/25/2018 9:13:00 AM
Earth Island Institute
I played outside all the time. During summers at my grandparents’ house, I would swim in Lake Sakakawea from sunup to sundown, climb hills, and explore the Badlands. We would go chokecherry-picking wi...

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