Senate says yes to Roosevelt library

First, 21 of 47 Senators stood to speak on the question. In the end, 34 voted to support funding the operation of the library from various sources including authorization of a $35 million loan from the Bank of North Dakota. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the story on the vote that paves the

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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library sees legislation after bill shuffling, funding rewrite

After a session of politicking, it looks like the legislature and the Governor are inching toward a solution that would see dollars — to be used for operation — delivered to the Teddy Rooosevelt Library project. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the story.

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Recreation of Elkhorn Ranch Cabin Planned

Teddy Roosevelts Elkhorn Ranch is in the news again, but this time, there’s no controversy. A replica of the ranch building is planned on the campus of Dickinson State University and supporters hope construction starts this summer.

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Teddy Roosevelt Impersonator Recieves Bully Stick

Photo: Joe Weigand, a Teddy Roosevelt impersonator, relishes his bully stick with Col. Jason Armagost (right), 5th Bomb Wing commander, and Col. Michael Lutton (left), 91st Missile Wing commander, at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 15, 2015. Weigand performed before the Lt. Dan Band where he talked about the heritage and history of North

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At The Air Force Base: The Rough Rider Himself

— Official News Release, Minot Air Force Base — by Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch The origin of the title Rough Riders comes from the first voluntary cavalry unit in the Spanish-American War. The Rough Riders are inextricably linked to the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, who organized the Rough Riders in 1898.

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Without This Woman’s Help, Lewis and Clark Were Goners

The Smithsonian Channel’s Aerial America features a couple short videos that show off North Dakota and some of her history. If you follow the link out, make sure you scroll down after the Sacajawea video to catch videos on Teddy Roosevelt and John Jacob Astor.

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Plans Approved for Elkhorn Ranch Gravel Pit

A gravel pit will now be part of the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch. The Forest Service acquired the land in 2007 but failed to secure the mineral rights.

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Elkhorn Ranch Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning did a feature on Teddy Roosevelt and his time at Elkhorn Ranch this morning. See it here…

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