Bureau of Land Management

US Land Agency Gets New Director for Montana, Dakotas

BILLINGS, Mont. – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has named a new director to oversee its administration of public lands in Montana and the Dakotas. BLM acting director Brian Steed said John Mehlhoff will assume the Billings-based post on May 12. He’ll be responsible for management of about 13,000 square miles of public lands and more than 700,000 square…

New Acreage Expands Black Hills National Cemetery

Bureau of Land Management transferring 107 additional acres

STURGIS, S.D. – The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that significantly expands the size of the Black Hills National Cemetery. About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be transferred to the 107-acre national cemetery. The additional land is northwest of the current cemetery along Interstate 90 near Sturgis.   Tags: Black Hills…