THIS WAS THE BEST MOMENT to walk among them, right after the crash and thunder of their annual orgy, when the bulls have fought and fornicated to happy oblivion and the cows are pregnant. But not before taking a hard look into the face of North Dakota's history, and what may be its future.
Grasping a fistful of prairie grass like that shuffling caveman in Quest for Fire, I edged close enough to the herd of wild bison to smell the sweet musk on their shaggy coats. I'd been hearing that much of my beloved old statewhere I spent three gloriously wanton years as a teenageris marching back into its past as the Indian population grows and the white population declines, bison herds are resurrected, and prairie grass replaces wheat.
John Kraft called the authorities who soon zeroed-in on neighbor Henry Layer as chief suspect.
The Minot Daily News published a story in 2008 which describes the events of the murder, during which Jacob Wolf would be killed with his own shotgun, like this: The killings happened when Henry Layer, another neighbor, had an argument with Jacob Wolf about his dog biting one of Layer’s cows.
Dickinson's municipal water supplies come from Southwest Water Authority which, in turn, gets their water from Lake Sakakawea through a transmission pipeline.
Dickinson has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dwb), near the borderline with a semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk).
Since the North Dakota oil boom the city has become one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.