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2008-10-04 00:00:13

The Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft for the 2008-09 Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River. Bismarck will host one of six scheduled public meetings in October. That meeting is set at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Ramkota. The plan presents information on the anticipated regulation of the Missouri River main stem reservoir system for 2009 and the remainder of 2008. Comments, both oral and written, will be accepted by corps until Nov. 21. The draft plan proposes two "spring...

2008-09-01 21:00:20

Something happened on the way to another long, dry season for the Missouri River System: Mother Nature smiled in her own quirky way, flooding the southern basin, spewing localized rainstorms and teasing us with mountain snowfall. As a result, moisture flowed into the river system. Anglers discovered something they hadn't experienced since almost the beginning of the new millennium. Lake Oahe reappeared in North Dakota. For the first time since at least 2003, the Missouri River wasn't a...

2008-06-18 18:00:19

Most hunters are aware of bird bands. Those most familiar are the metallic leg bands on ducks and geese. The band will typically include instructions for reporting identifying numbers or letters related to the organization doing the research. Hunters have always embraced and understood their role in these scientific studies, and banded birds are usually considered as a special trophy by the hunters who harvest them. To a lesser extent, the same is true for fish, except that fish captured...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.