Lake Sakakawea News

5/21/2018 7:34:00 PM
WDAY
FARGO — A lawsuit concerning North Dakota's mineral royalties and rights reached a new decision Monday, May 21, when a judge ordered royalties totaling more than $200 million be kept by the state. The lawsuit was filed in January by state Rep. Marvin ...

5/21/2018 3:46:00 AM
Rapid City Journal
So when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fenced off many long-standing access points to fishing holes on Lake Sakakawea it created an uproar. Access hasn’t just been cut off for those going fishing. Hikers and bird-watchers no longer have access.

5/12/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
LAKE SAKAKAWEA -- Fences have been popping up at long-standing access points to fishing holes on Lake Sakakawea, and that has made dozens of anglers in the area unhappy. State Rep. Patrick Hattlestad, R-Williston, helped arrange a meeting between some of ...

5/11/2018 10:15:00 PM
Williston Herald
Fences have been popping up at long-standing access points to fishing holes on Lake Sakakawea, and that has made dozens of anglers in the area unhappy. Rep. Patrick Hattlestad, R-Williston, helped arrange a meeting between some of them and the U.S. Army ...

5/10/2018 11:14:00 AM
Billings Gazette
RIVERDALE, N.D. — Lake Sakakawea is officially ice-free. The Minot Daily News reports that the call by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came Wednesday. It's the fourth-latest declaration in the history of the reservoir created by Garrison Dam.

5/10/2018 5:31:00 AM
Valley News Live
RIVERDALE, N.D. (AP) Lake Sakakawea is officially ice-free. The Minot Daily News reports that the call by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came Wednesday. It's the fourth-latest declaration in the history of the reservoir created by Garrison Dam.

5/10/2018 4:18:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
RIVERDALE, N.D. (AP) — Lake Sakakawea is officially ice-free. The Minot Daily News reports that the call by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came Wednesday. It's the fourth-latest declaration in the history of the reservoir created by Garrison Dam.

5/8/2018 9:08:00 AM
Minot Daily News
GARRISON – It is said that all records are made to be broken, but that doesn’t always mean its a good thing. That’s the situation on Lake Sakakawea this year where ice remains on a good portion of the reservoir. This ice is lasting late into the ...

5/7/2018 10:39:00 PM
inforum
MINOT, N.D. -- According to the May outlook issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the amount of snowmelt runoff over the Upper Missouri River Basin has jumped from 30.2 million acre feet of water a month ago to 33.2 maf in May. The amount is 131 ...

5/7/2018 6:10:00 PM
inforum
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea has been ice free for several days. However, the middle and lower ends of the reservoir remained coated in a ...

5/7/2018 5:10:00 PM
The Dickinson Press
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea has been ice free for several days. However, the middle and lower ends of the reservoir remained coated in a ...

5/7/2018 4:52:00 PM
WDAZ
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea has been ice free for several days. However, the middle and lower ends of the reservoir remained coated in a ...

5/7/2018 4:43:00 PM
Grand Forks Herald
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea has been ice free for several days. However, the middle and lower ends of the reservoir remained coated in a ...

5/6/2018 5:42:00 AM
Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota doesn't have the anticipation of a walleye opener because fishing season is continuous, but Lake Sakakawea is looking like the go-to destination for North Dakota walleye fanatics this open-water season, biologists say. "Sakakawea has a really ...

5/5/2018 6:34:00 PM
inforum
North Dakota doesn't have the anticipation of a walleye opener because fishing season is continuous, but Lake Sakakawea is looking like the go-to destination for North Dakota walleye fanatics this open-water season, biologists say. "Sakakawea has a really ...

5/1/2018 3:25:00 PM
inforum
MINOT, N.D. -- Lake Sakakawea's boating season is already assured of being one of the latest on record. Thick ice remained on much of the sprawling reservoir. However, there are reports of increasingly open water on the upper end of Lake Sakakawea from the ...

4/28/2018 11:43:00 PM
Minot Daily News
They’ve also participated together in raising charity funds when this past February Fox invited Schwartzenberger to join him for the Polar Plunge, jumping together into the frigid waters of Lake Sakakawea near New Town. Money raised went to the American ...

4/28/2018 10:16:00 PM
Williston Herald
Wenck and Associates has completed its overview of the Missouri River’s historical high water mark as it existed before Lake Sakakawea, which was created by the construction of Garrison Dam. The report was commissioned to try to clear up mineral rights ...

4/23/2018 11:36:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Reservations are now open for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campsites at Lake Sakakawea for the 2018 recreation camping season. Reservations may be made through: www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Downstream Campground (Class A) loops 1 and 2 ...

4/6/2018 10:50:00 AM
prairiebusinessmagazine.com
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be farther away from the lake. Company representatives said Wednesday, April 4, that developing ...

4/5/2018 2:38:00 PM
The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be farther away from the lake. Company representatives said Wednesday, April 4, that developing ...

4/5/2018 7:57:00 AM
SmartBrief
The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division is considering a proposal by XTO Energy to develop over 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one drilling unit instead of multiple smaller individual spacing units to minimize impact on the environment. "A more ...

4/4/2018 7:33:00 PM
inforum
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be farther away from the lake. Company representatives said Wednesday, April 4, that developing ...

4/4/2018 7:27:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be located farther away from the lake. Company representatives said Wednesday that developing the oil ...

4/4/2018 5:18:00 PM
Jamestown Sun
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be farther away from the lake. Company representatives said Wednesday, April 4, that developing ...

3/31/2018 3:18:17 AM
The Weather Channel
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3/27/2018 10:44:00 AM
Williston Herald
A report intended to help clarify who owns which minerals under Lake Sakakawea has been delayed for 30 days, to give the consultant more time to determine the ordinary high water mark of the Missouri River channel, before Lake Sakakawea was created.

3/22/2018 2:56:00 PM
KFGO
North Dakota State Representative Marvin Nelson talks about the status of a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of a law that intends to clarify the ownership of mineral rights under Lake Sakakawea. See full KFGO News story below. BISMARCK ...

3/20/2018 9:13:00 PM
The Bismarck Tribune
FARGO – A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a statute that, the plaintiffs argue, attempts to give away nearly $2 billion of the state ...

3/19/2018 7:34:00 PM
WDAY
FARGO — A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a statute that, the plaintiffs argue, attempts to give away nearly $2 billion of the state's ...

3/19/2018 6:08:00 PM
KVRR
Those state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties. If the land is given away, it would go to the heirs of the western North Dakota landowners who sold the land to the U.S. in the 1950’s and to the federal government.

3/19/2018 3:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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3/18/2018 11:55:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
This year's Governor's Cup is scheduled for July 20-21. It annually attracts an impressive field of anglers, most of whom live within driving distance of Lake Sakakawea and enjoy the competition and the friendships. Many of the teams are made up of members ...

3/15/2018 2:30:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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3/13/2018 12:20:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
John and Sally loved lake life at their cabin on Lake Sakakawea, where they spent many years hunting, fishing, boating, water skiing, and gathering for fun with family and friends. Sally was a talented artist and cook, enjoyed hosting family events and ...

3/12/2018 11:33:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Both rivers influence water levels in Lake Sakakawea. As of Monday the snowpack water content in the Rocky Mountain drainage above Fort Peck Reservoir in Montana was 17.9 inches or 128 percent of average. Total water in the snowpack from Fort Peck to ...

3/7/2018 12:49:00 AM
The Roundup
This document supplements the “2005 Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Cultural Interpretive Center Project, Garrison Dam / Lake Sakakawea” which disclosed the potential environmental impacts of constructing a ...

3/6/2018 11:30:00 PM
Minot Daily News
Lake Sakakawea is now projected to reach a peak elevation of 1,846 this summer, a foot more water than was expected a month ago. Overflow at Lake Sakakawea is 1,854 feet. The latest mountain snowpack analysis shows a snow water equivalent above Fort Peck ...

3/6/2018 7:24:00 AM
The Bismarck Tribune
State Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson and others filed the lawsuit in January. They say the law is unconstitutional and a giveaway of state resources under Lake Sakakawea. Gov. Doug Burgum signed the measure last year limiting state mineral claims under the ...

3/6/2018 6:54:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
State Democratic Rep. Marvin Nelson and others filed the lawsuit in January. They say the law is unconstitutional and a giveaway of state resources under Lake Sakakawea. Gov. Doug Burgum signed the measure last year limiting state mineral claims under the ...

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