Lake Sakakawea News

1/10/2018 5:11:00 PM
KFYR-TV
Rolla state Rep. Marvin Nelson says the law is unconstitutional and a giveaway of state resources. He says the dispute over mineral claims under Lake Sakakawea should be settled by a judge and not lawmakers.

1/10/2018 2:40:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
A lawsuit filed Wednesday against the state of North Dakota seeks to prevent the transfer of up to $2 billion in oil and gas mineral rights, challenging a recently enacted state law as unconstitutional. The case filed by state Rep. Marvin Nelson and others ...

1/10/2018 10:33:00 AM
Business Wire
BISMARCK, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today a lawsuit was filed against the State of North Dakota seeking to prevent the state from moving forward with an unprecedented gift of $205 million in cash and $1.76 billion of Lake Sakakawea mineral rights to a select ...

1/6/2018 12:07:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
He loved to tinker in the shop on motors, etc. He remodeled several homes in Hazen for rentals. He had a lake home on Lake Sakakawea and enjoyed traveling, especially out west to relatives in Montana, Washington, and Oregon. Melvin is survived by one son ...

1/5/2018 10:15:00 PM
Minot Daily News
While the Yellowstone flows unchecked into the upper end of Lake Sakakawea, the Missouri River enters Fort Peck Reservoir in Montana. It is mountain snowpack that is generally the largest contributor to water levels throughout the Missouri River reservoir ...

1/2/2018 3:18:44 AM
WRAL.com
BISMARCK, N.D. — The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state ...

1/1/2018 7:56:00 PM
Valley News Live
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state ...

1/1/2018 6:23:00 PM
KVRR
NORTH DAKOTA — Officials with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department say flooding from seven years ago is helping with the young walleye population on state lakes. The department says they’ve recorded the fourth-highest catch of the fish in Lake ...

1/1/2018 11:30:00 AM
Keloland
The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades. Game and Fish Department crews last year had the fourth-highest catch of young walleye in the lake in the half-century ...

1/1/2018 10:06:00 AM
Chicago Tribune
The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state wildlife officials are ...

1/1/2018 3:33:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state ...

1/1/2018 3:31:53 AM
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state ...

1/1/2018 1:33:00 AM
San Francisco Gate
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of young walleye in the Lake Sakakawea reservoir on the Missouri River in North Dakota is among the highest in decades, though walleye reproduction downstream of the lake's dam wasn't as successful last year. Still, state ...

12/31/2017 11:18:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Zone 1 includes land south of N.D. Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the point where N.D. Highway 1804 lies directly across Lake Sakakawea from N.D. Highway 8, crossing Lake Sakakawea, then south along N.D. Highway 8 to N.D. Highway 200, then west on ...

12/30/2017 10:30:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Searches are being conducted daily on the Fort Berthold Reservation, an area covering several counties and divided by Lake Sakakawea. Because of the extremely cold weather, Matthew Lone Bear said they are advising searchers to be extra cautious where they ...

12/29/2017 1:24:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Search efforts have taken to land, air and Lake Sakakawea since early November, with no sign as yet of her or her truck. Reward money continues to filter in, including $21,000 for information leading to the arrest or conviction of an assailant. On Friday ...

12/28/2017 3:33:00 PM
Politix
Eloise Ogden/MDN Lake-effect clouds over Lake Sakakawea are shown from N.D. Highway 37, east of Garrison, on Tuesday. Janine Vining, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Bismarck, said the clouds have been seen since the Arctic air arrived in the area.

12/22/2017 5:08:00 PM
Sidney Herald
what ice was formed by the cold start to November has disappeared in most parts of the state in December, leaving anglers uncertain as to many bodies of water. From Devils Lake to Lake Sakakawea and other points in between, it’s a mixed bag of ice...

12/20/2017 9:19:00 PM
Sidney Herald
From Devils Lake to Lake Sakakawea and other points in between, it’s a mixed bag of ice... SEE WHAT I MEAN? Sandwiched between Monday’s gales and Wednesday’s gusts, you’ll find a perfect looking Tuesday. With above average highs soaring into ...

12/19/2017 9:01:00 PM
Wahpeton Daily News
Winds will be gusty though. BULLSEYE. The NAM model paints Lake Sakakawea and the surrounding area red with up to 10 inches of snow over the next 3.5 days from the approaching weather maker. See how hard the bars set up on the southern edge?

12/16/2017 11:16:00 PM
Minot Daily News
“We do plan to go off the reservation,” he said. The nearly 1 million-acre reservation in western North Dakota, divided by Lake Sakakawea, occupies sections of six counties -Mountrail, McLean, Dunn, McKenzie, Mercer and Ward. The continuing search for ...

12/11/2017 3:31:00 AM
WRAL.com
The plant won't be able to operate at 26 million gallon capacity until the Northwest Area Water Supply Project brings Missouri River water from Lake Sakakawea to the area. The project is tied up in a lawsuit over biota transfer and river depletion.

12/10/2017 8:02:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
The plant won't be able to operate at 26 million gallon capacity until the Northwest Area Water Supply Project brings Missouri River water from Lake Sakakawea to the area. The project is tied up in a lawsuit over biota transfer and river depletion.

12/7/2017 10:19:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Darkhouse spearfishing took place on about 125 water bodies last winter. Devils Lake replaced Lake Sakakawea as No. 1 in terms of pike catch. • 6.4 percent of the pike speared were lost. • Median and mean weights of the largest pike harvested by the ...

12/6/2017 11:51:00 PM
Grand Forks Herald
Darkhouse spearfishing took place on approximately 125 water bodies last winter. Devils Lake replaced Lake Sakakawea as number one in terms of pike harvest. Nearly half (48 percent) of all pike harvested originated from these two lakes. • 6.4 percent of ...

12/5/2017 6:39:00 PM
INFORUM
Darkhouse spearfishing took place on approximately 125 water bodies last winter. Devils Lake replaced Lake Sakakawea as number one in terms of pike harvest. Nearly one-half (48 percent) of all pike harvested originated from these two lakes. • 6.4 percent ...

12/5/2017 12:08:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
Everett loved to travel. His wandering free spirit took him across the United States. He enjoyed fishing on Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, to deep sea fishing off of Catalina Island in California. He was a private person; he liked to play guitar and watch ...

12/4/2017 6:09:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
Some resources have come from far corners. Bruce’s Legacy, a Wisconsin-based recovery operation for drowned persons, spent two days searching a bay on Lake Sakakawea. “He did a good job for us,” Matthew Lone Bear said; however, other water areas ...

12/3/2017 10:33:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Zone 1 includes land in western North Dakota south of ND Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the point where ND Highway 1804 lies directly across Lake Sakakawea from ND Highway 8, crossing Lake Sakakawea then south along ND Highway 8 to ND Highway 200 ...

12/3/2017 9:01:00 PM
Wahpeton Daily News
RIVER EFFECT? Check out this map run from NOAA for noon today. The output shows a band of heavier snow setting up along Lake Sakakawea and the Missouri River and persisting until evening. It’s quite possible that the open water and its higher ...

12/3/2017 12:35:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
Throughout his life Bill enjoyed fishing on Lake Sakakawea and in the surrounding rivers, sharing this activity with his wife and his grandson, Ezra. He also took joy in hunting with his lifelong friends in the river bottoms near Stanton. Bill was known ...

11/30/2017 10:19:00 PM
Minot Daily News
The concerns raised in the appeal by Manitoba were: ® whether the Bureau of Reclamation adequately considered the impact of climate change causing elevated turbidity in Lake Sakakawea, the source water for the NAWS Project, which could cause a decline in ...

11/28/2017 4:55:00 AM
Wahpeton Daily News
Zone 1 includes land in western North Dakota south of ND Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the point where ND Highway 1804 lies directly across Lake Sakakawea from ND Highway 8, crossing Lake Sakakawea then south along ND Highway 8 to ND Highway 200 ...

11/28/2017 12:30:00 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 ...

11/27/2017 3:00:00 PM
FAIR
Lake Sakakawea and Lake Waahi are reservoirs that are man-made, that were created by a dam, and that was in the ’50s, late ’40s. We fought back then, but not to this extent, where so many people came and stood with us, because we lost that battle.

11/27/2017 2:19:00 PM
Outdoor News
When the water temperature begins to come down, say from a summertime high in the low 70s to the mid to low 50s in the fall, huge schools of baitfish, particularly on Lake Sakakawea, appear on fish finders. Usually such schools are smelt that dwell in deep ...

11/22/2017 4:24:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
"They announced they were shutting off all access to the Missouri River in the Lake Sakakawea (reservoir) area," Schuh said. "Normally what you do is apply for the permit and you get real estate access to the water. You might say, 'Well, you're going to ...

11/21/2017 8:57:00 AM
INFORUM
"They announced they were shutting off all access to the Missouri River in the Lake Sakakawea (reservoir) area," Schuh said. "Normally what you do is apply for the permit and you get real estate access to the water. You might say, 'Well, you're going to ...

11/19/2017 9:02:00 PM
Grand Forks Herald
Fisheries crews from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department collected more than 2.5 million salmon eggs during the annual spawning run on Lake Sakakawea and the Missouri River below Garrison Dam. Dave Fryda, Missouri River System supervisor for Game and ...

11/16/2017 1:07:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
Searchers have scoured the Fort Berthold Reservation for Olivia Lone Bear, now taking to Lake Sakakawea. Air boats, from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and a sonar-capable boat from North Dakota Game and Fish, have aided the search in recent days ...

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