Minn. Researchers Work To Spread Prized Genes Of Yellowstone BisonResearchers have transplanted embryos originating from the bison herd at Yellowstone National Park into female bison in Minnesota in hopes of increasing the genetic diversity of herds in the state and helping to restore America's official mammal to the landscape.
Finding Minnesota: Minneopa Bison At Minnesota State ParkMinnesota State Park is its own winter wonderland. You can find evidence of wildlife everywhere in its serene surroundings. A pair of cascading waterfalls are the only interruptions to the January quiet. The waterfalls used to be the park's main attraction. But in September that changed, when new residents arrived – Minneopa bison.
SDSU Standout Halfback Still Looking To Beat NDSUSouth Dakota State's Zach Zenner is one typical game away from setting the all-time Football Championship Subdivision record for rushing. But he has some unfinished business against rival North Dakota State.
DNR Closes Blue Mounds State Park Due To Flood DamageThe 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.
NDSU Beats Towson 35-7 For 3rd Straight FCS TitleBrock 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.
Players Bid Farewell As Craig Bohl Leaves FargoCraig 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.
Bison Rally Past K-State 24-21 For Signature WinNorth 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.
FCS Title Rematch A Do-Over For Both OffensesThe FCS championship rematch between North Dakota State and Sam Houston State is something of a do-over for several key returning offensive players.
Finding Minnesota: Bringing Bison BackIt 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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MN Zoo, DNR Team Up To Preserve Bison 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.