Forest Favorites: A Minnesota Fall Color Roundup

My friend and colleague Jack Dura loves fall. On crisp autumn days when he’s not covering a story for The Bismarck Tribune, you’ll find him tromping along the trails in the upper Midwest in search of fall foliage. His passion… Continue Reading

Beautiful Bighorns: Finding North Dakota’s Best Kept Secret Near The Little Missouri National Grassland

Bighorn sheep are some of the rarest animals in North Dakota. Writer Jack Dura finds them near the Little Missouri National Grassland in this guest post. Here’s Jack! On a chilly, overcast evening, 23 bighorn sheep milled about on a… Continue Reading

Into the Woods: Exploring North Dakota’s petrified forest in the ‘graveyard of stumps’

Happy Sunday, Prairie People! Today I want to introduce you to Jack Dura, one of my favorite North Dakota writers. He has a great appreciation for local history and a knack for getting off the beaten path, so I think he’ll fit in here… Continue Reading