The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed Blue Mounds State Park due to flood damage from recent storms. The park, which is 3 ½ hours southwest of Minneapolis, received more than 11 inches of rain since last Friday.
Brock Jensen and North Dakota State got their perfect ending, capping a 15-0 season with a 35-7 victory over Towson on Saturday as the Bison claimed their straight FCS championship in coach Craig Bohl’s final game at the school.
Craig Bohl is coaching his final game at North Dakota State University on Saturday as the Bison face Towson in the FCS title game. Next stop: Taking over the football program at Wyoming. But what a ride it has been in Fargo.
North Dakota State has proven over the years that it’s not afraid to play anybody. The two-time defending national champions in the Football Championship Subdivision have knocked off Colorado State from the Mountain West, Minnesota from the Big Ten and Kansas from the Big 12 over the last few years, each time planting a flag for smaller schools everywhere.
The FCS championship rematch between North Dakota State and Sam Houston State is something of a do-over for several key returning offensive players.
It seems hard to fathom, but western settlement nearly wiped out the nation’s bison herd — some 30 to 60 million animals. That herd stretched from Minnesota’s grasslands to the Rocky Mountains. But over the years, hard work has brought the bison back.
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The Minnesota Zoo and the DNR agreed to join forces Thursday in an effort to preserve and show off a herd of genetically-pure bison that lives in southwestern Minnesota.
Marcus Williams had two defensive touchdowns for North Dakota State on Saturday to help the Bison pull off another FCS team upset of Minnesota, 37-24.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to consider listing wild plains bison as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
The deep snow blanketing the Midwest prairie didn’t bother the bison on Ed Eichten’s ranch one bit. The hardy animals evolved to survive — even thrive — year-round on the open range, and with their big heads, they can plow right through drifts 5-feet tall or more.