Winner, S.D. — John Harter stood on his ranch in the flat sun, a stiff breeze muffling the sound of his voice. Small sandy mounds rose behind him. In front, lay pasture and grazing cattle. At an old well, he stopped to point to water just five or six feet below the surface. Now he […]

  • Michael S. Williamson
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  • Jul 27, 2012
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South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

  • Michael S. Williamson
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  • Jul 25, 2012
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EMPORIA, Kan. – This Kansas town lies a little east of the Keystone XL pipeline path, but we stopped here to visit the one-time home of William Allen White, a leading journalist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. White burst into national attention with an editorial called “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” – […]

  • Michael S. Williamson
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  • Jul 25, 2012
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