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Stories of things that happened in North Dakota and vicinity. Sitting Bull to Phil Jackson, cattle to prairie dogs, knoefla to lefse. In partnership with the Historical Society of North Dakota, and funded by the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily reflect those of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National ...
 
The North American Coal Corporation, a subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NC), mines and markets lignite primarily as fuel for power generation and provides selected value-added mining services for other natural resources companies. Its corporate headquarters is located in Plano, Texas near Dallas. North American Coal operates surface mines in North Dakota, Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana, and also provides dragline mining services for independently owned limerock quarries in Florida.
 
The Rob (Re)Report airs on WDAY AM970 from 1-2pm weekdays focusing on political news and current events in North Dakota. Host Rob Port writes SayAnythingBlog.com, North Dakota's most popular and influential political blog, and is a columnist for the Forum News Service with weekly columns in papers including the Fargo Forum, Grand Forks Herald, Jamestown Sun, and the Dickinson Press.
 
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We are coming upon spring cleaning time if it has not started already. It is time to do some outdoor yard work and the like. But when it comes to clearing out those old dead or dying trees and branches, you might want to reconsider, unless there is some potential for damage to person and property.بقلم Prairie Public
 
The history of smallpox in North Dakota spans centuries. The terrible disease devastated the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara people in 1781. Years later, in 1804 along the Missouri River near the mouth of the Heart River, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark saw earth lodge villages abandoned due to the duel threats of smallpox and Yanktonai raids.…
 
Source Articles U.K. variant of Covid Bismarck Century Old Building discovered as part of Illuminati? ____________________ Help the Show Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts! ____________________ Discuss this week’s episode! The Facebook Group - North Dakota Scoopers ____________________ Let's get social. Why follow us? We giveaway free hoodie…
 
On this date in 1915, baseball fans were abuzz as spring training began in Grand Forks. William "Billy" Fox had freshly taken up the role as manager of the Flickertails of the Northern League. Two games in, news reports boasted that he had a very strong team, one that showed improvements over the prior year.…
 
John Eldridge Haggart, Fargo’s first Town Marshal, was born on this date in 1846. Haggart was born in St. Lawrence County, New York. He fought as a Union soldier in the Civil War and lived in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming before arriving in Fargo in 1871. He settled a few miles southwest of town Fargo on an early land claim, and the are…
 
Thomas Rogers was born on June 4th, 1890 to a prominent Arikara family on the Fort Berthold Reservation. When the US declared war on Germany in 1917, American Indians volunteered to serve in large numbers. Like many of these sons and grandsons of Warriors from earlier times, Thomas Rogers was raised with the elder’s stories of the Warrior tradition…
 
Doctor Herbert Wilson was born in Bethel, Vermont, on this date in 1921. Wilson was a physician at Fort Berthold for 43 years before retiring. Herbert’s college education was interrupted by World War II, which turned his life in a new direction. He served on B24s as a navigator and gunner. While in England, he met Lilian May Osborne, a corporal in …
 
Diphtheria was a wicked disease that killed many children in North Dakota’s early years. It is caused by bacteria that produce a deadly toxin in the nose, mouth and throat, forming a membrane from dead tissue that can suffocate a person. Diphtheria often sickened whole families, and children were especially vulnerable. In 1898, a Zeeland-area coupl…
 
Season 5, Episode 11 Just a very quick update to let you know that the Dakota Spotlight Facebook Group is unavailable to me now because for some reason my facebook account has been suspended. All the Barbara Cotton content is just gone, for now. Barbara Louise Cotton has been missing since 1981. Her case is unsolved and open--one of North Dakota's …
 
Western history has a way of making legends out of men or animals, and sometimes it is difficult to separate the facts from the legend. On this date in 1936 one such legend was roaming the bad lands of the Killdeer Mountains at the head of a herd of cattle. Known as Traveling Jenny, she was the Monarch of the Plains and belonged to the William Conn…
 
The sharp-tailed grouse have put on their dancing shoes! The males, that is. As dawn breaks across the grasslands over much of North Dakota from roughly April through May, the sounds of what can be described as the faint muffled hammering of a jackhammer along with an abundance of clucking and cackling can occasionally be heard off in the distance.…
 
On this date in 1915, several prairie fires whipped North Dakota. A number of these fires were reported to have started from burning haystacks, and spread by wind gales up to 50 miles an hour. One local report noted: "More than 250 square miles of range were burned … several towns were threatened, one man lost his life, two others were seriously bu…
 
Season 5, Episode 10 While humans at NASA plan to fly a Helicopter on Mars and the community of Williston prepares to celebrate Barbara's life in Recreation Park on Sunday April, 11, 2021, podcast host James Wolner asks if it isn't time for humans to start speaking honestly about Barbara's sad story. Barbara Louise Cotton has been missing since 198…
 
The 1918 flu pandemic devastated the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. When the flu struck that fall, Sioux County’s Board of Health closed all public meetings and gatherings. The outbreak was expected to last two weeks, but Fort Yates schools remained closed for several weeks and the Fort Yates Agency closed. The agency superintendent discontinued…
 
A shocking murder gripped Ward County in the 1900s. The story played out over many years, with two trials, a false name and a prison escape. R.S. Noah was hired in March of 1908 to work on Gus Johnson’s farm near Kenmare, North Dakota. A few weeks later, neighbors began to wonder about Johnson’s whereabouts after he wasn’t seen for several days. No…
 
Some of you may have heard the news recently about the seventy-year-old albatross that hatched another chick. It got me thinking about the life span of our feathered friends. I have wondered for example if it is the same bald eagle I have been seeing during the spring and fall migration in the same tree on the shoreline of Lake Metigoshe, or the wr…
 
On March 28, 1930, the University of North Dakota's student newspaper, the Dakota Student, reported on a student petition to establish a Carl Ben Eielson Memorial Aviation School. Professor Norman T. Bourke, head of UND's department of mechanical engineering, scoffed, “There is no more a place here at the University for a school of aviation than th…
 
North Dakota has a long history of vaccinations, from smallpox to polio. Smallpox was a terrible, contagious disease that could leave people scarred and even blind. Isolation and vaccination were the tools used to fight it. When smallpox epidemics struck, local authorities often ordered vaccinations for everyone. For example, more than 2,000 people…
 
Wahpeton and Breckenridge had their hands full in 1906 with a typhoid fever epidemic, a rabies scare, and smallpox. Dozens of people fell ill with typhoid fever that winter. Sewage from Breckenridge was blamed for contaminating the drinking water drawn from the Red River. At least four people died.بقلم Prairie Public
 
Season 5, Episode 9 Frank J. Delapena lived in Williston when Barb Cotton went missing in April of 1981. He also murdered two young girls a month later. Was Frank Delapena responsible for whatever happened to 15-year-old Barbara? He was apprehended quickly and then, just like person of interest Stacey Werder, he hung himself in jail. Barbara Louise…
 
Winter is often slow to depart the Great Plains. By the end of March, travel can still be an icy challenge. On this date in 1911, the Bismarck Tribune reported on an unfortunate accident. Cars were not yet common, and most people still traveled in horse-drawn vehicles. Mrs. William Baxter of Braddock was severely burned in an accident involving a s…
 
This Sunday is Alf Clausen’s birthday. He was born in 1941 and grew up in Jamestown. In school he played piano and French horn and sang in the choir. But after high school, he decided to be a mechanical engineer and enrolled at NDSU. Luckily, a trip to New York brought him to his musical senses. He went to visit his cousin, a piano player in Manhat…
 
The National Society for Crippled Children was founded in 1919 to provide services to disabled children. In 1934 the society started an Easter Seal campaign to raise money. The campaign was so popular that the society changed its name to Easter Seals in 1967. Every year Easter Seals chose a poster child to act as an ambassador representing disabled…
 
A tradition of wearing new clothes on Christian holiday of Easter dates back to the 16 th century, reflecting on resurrection and rebirth. A writer of the time observed that a farmer would sell a cow so he could have new clothes for Easter. In Romeo and Juliet, a character is taunted for wearing his new doublet before Easter. It became an accepted …
 
Season 5 Episode 8 Barbara's much older and now deceased brother Frank is one of at least three persons of interest in this case. Who was Frank Cotton? We speak with friends, family and Frank's daughter. Also a closer at Lousie Cotton, the un-named friend who was with Barbara at a party and explore how Louise might have tracked Stacey to (potential…
 
The calendar tells us that the season is changing. But for many early cultures the change of seasons and annual cycle was marked by the occurrence of full moons, and we have a full moon coming up on the 28th. As most everyone knows, the full moons were so significant to early cultures that they were given names.…
 
Season 5 Episode 7 A new timeline. A new friend. A new party. A new hotel. In this episode we attempt to recap what we've learned and what our new questions are. Barbara Louise Cotton has been missing since 1981. Her case is unsolved and open--one of North Dakota's oldest and most mysterious Cold Cases. Music: Wowza in Kalamazoo Missing Kids Dakota…
 
Source Articles No New Covid Deaths Two North Dakota destinations named Best in the Midwest Eliminate ND Property Taxes The Vaccine Locator ____________________ Help the Show Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts! ____________________ Discuss this week’s episode! The Facebook Group - North Dakota Scoopers ____________________ Let's get social. …
 
I have been seeing tracks of snowshoe hares during my outings in the Turtle Mountain forest, although I have yet to see one. It might surprise you, but they are native to North Dakota. Historically they could be found in Turtle Mountain, Pembina Hills, around Devils Lake, Killdeer Mountains, and wooded areas along the Red, Mouse, and Missouri River…
 
It has been a long winter, and my thoughts are turning to spring. But I have been doing more reading this winter including rereading portions of Sigurd Olson’s Runes of the North, first published in 1963. For those of you unfamiliar with Sigurd Olson, he was a highly respected environmentalist, interpretive naturalist, and author. He is perhaps bes…
 
Season 5, Episode 5 Lora was 15-years-old when she accepted a collect call from her brother - Barbara's mysterious boyfriend - in a jail cell in Montana. In this episode, Lora speaks for the first time about this conversation, not because it was a secret but because nobody ever asked. Barbara Louise Cotton has been missing since 1981. Her case is u…
 
Season 5 Episode 4 Private investigator Carrie Abbey and look closer at things: Barbara's social security number, a death certificate. We also snoop around Barbara's 1981 neighborhood looking for potential persons of interest. Barbara Louise Cotton has been missing since 1981. Her case is unsolved and open--one of North Dakota's oldest and most mys…
 
Season 5 Episode 3 A closer look at the initial police investigation. What was done? What wasn’t done? Barbara’s siblings don’t remember much of an investigation at all. What did people think from day one: did she run away or was she in harm’s way? Did Barbara Cotton’s kindness and big heart get her into trouble? Barbara Louise Cotton has been miss…
 
Season 5 Episode 2 There is much confusion surrounding Barbara Cotton's last known whereabouts. Where did she eat with her boyfriend and the third person? Who was her boyfriend? Who was the "friend" that joined them for Dinner? In Episode 2 we also ask: Could Barbara Cotton have simply run away? Is she possibly alive to this day. Barbara Louise Cot…
 
Source Articles Potential Ban on Mandatory Masks United Airline's flight results in emergency landing Marijuana is legalized in North Dakota The UND Fighting Hawks hockey team win their fourth Penrose cup Apple & Google win the hearts of North Dakota lawmakers ____________________ Help the Show Subscribe wherever you listen so you never miss an epi…
 
Season 5, episode 1 15 year old Barbara Louise Cotton vanished from the streets of Williston, North Dakota on April 11, 1981 five blocks from her home. What happened to Barbara Cotton? In episode 1, while others called Barbara a 'runaway', a frustrated yet unyielding Sandy Evanson refuses to stop looking for her childhood friend. A Better Search fo…
 
I had the good fortune recently to get a good look at eight moose, most with antlers! They were strolling through a harvested small grain field west of Bottineau. I bet they were not three hundred yards away. We pulled off the highway and watched them for several minutes. They are magnificent animals, but they look like they were designed by a comm…
 
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