Author Archives: Jim Fuglie

So Long, Bighorn Sheep

  I learned about this earlier in the week, but today it became official, when my copy of North Dakota Outdoors arrived in the mail: Add Bighorn Sheep to the list of species for which there will be no hunting … Continue reading

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Another Black Eye for North Dakota

Here’s an update to a post I wrote last night regarding North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Douglas Goehring. Thanks to Valerie Barbie-Bluemle for pointing this out to me this morning. You can read yesterday’s post by going here. The Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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Douglas Goehring and The EPA: The Real Story

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Douglas Goehring is all over the news media this week saying he was “blindsided” by the EPA. Looks to me like he was just blind. And pretty stupid too, and now he’s going to cost the … Continue reading

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Another Oil “Boom”

North Dakota’s oil boom was built on the back of lax regulation of the oil industry.           Period. When Jack Dalrymple takes credit for the oil boom, let’s remind him: The train that blew up in West Virginia Monday did … Continue reading

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NBC Buys Comedy Central In A ‘Big F**king Deal’

The Prairie Blog has learned that the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has bought the Comedy Central television network for an undisclosed sum that is said to be about half of what former NBC News anchor Brian Williams earns in a … Continue reading

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Golden Bison Tomatoes and Thoughts of Spring

Here’s a story about the best customer service ever. Even better than the lady who almost bankrupted Herberger’s. It started last March when Lillian and I attended a presentation by Robert Hanna of the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation … Continue reading

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“The Badlands Are Willfully Coquettish”

I’ve been writing about the North Dakota Bad Lands on this blog since I first created it in 2009. I have tried to focus on what forces are affecting this important part of North Dakota’s landscape, and why it is … Continue reading

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Wading Through More Outdoor Heritage Fund Questions

Okay, I’m going to take another whack at the Outdoor Heritage Fund after getting off on too many tangents in yesterday’s article. Plus, there’s new information coming out daily in light of the sharp drop in oil prices, leading to … Continue reading

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What If the Governor, the Attorney General and the Agriculture Commissioner All Went to the Pokey?

During last year’s campaign for and against Measure 5, the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks amendment to the North Dakota Constitution, opponents of the amendment—the Greater North Dakota Chamber, the North Dakota Grain Growers, the North Dakota Petroleum Council, the … Continue reading

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THE ANSWER

If I were a North Dakota Democrat, here’s what I would say to my fellow party members: I turned on the Rachel Maddow show last night and, as usual, she had her headlights on bright, and the deer in those … Continue reading

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