Health & Environment

Hoeven, Blunt tour Missouri River flood control

May 30, 2012
Dave Thompson / Prairie Public

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven and Missouri Senator Roy Blunt are on a two-day tour of the Missouri River  system. They’re looking at flood damage repairs. And they’re meeting with the Corps of Engineers to talk about river management. More from Prairie Public's Dave Thompson.

Hoeven says this is part of an effort by Missouri Basin Senators to work together.

Preventing future Missouri River floods

May 24, 2012
Dave Thompson / Prairie Public

MissouriRiver basingovernors say they’re hoping that increasing the monitoring of the plains snowpack will help prevent future flood damage. Prairie Public's Dave Thompson reports/

Burleigh County farmer wins national "green" award

May 18, 2012

A Burleigh County ranch family has won a national award.

Gabe and Shelley Brown – and their son, Paul – have a ranch east of Bismarck.  As Prairie Public's Dave Thompson reports, the family received the “Growing Green Award" from the Natural Resources Defense Council.