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  • The reservation hereby established shall be known as The Dismal River

    Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Section 2 (of 2) of Supplemental Volume: Theodore Roosevelt, Supplement

  • The build-it-and-they-will-come success of Bandon Dunes, already with four 18-hole courses and another, 27-hole expansion under consideration for a few miles away, is also the inspiration for the new Doak course at Dismal River, well under way with a planned opening in 2013.

    When Building a Course Makes Sense

  • Riparian vegetation is sparse and found only along major river drainages, such as this area on the Dismal River.

    Ecoregions of Kansas and Nebraska (EPA)

  • When I told him I thought he ought to sell all those half-wild cattle up on the Dismal River he looked startled.

    Telegraph Days

  • Fortunately, just as we reached the icy banks of the Dismal River, the weather, instead of getting worse, got better.

    Telegraph Days

  • Bill Cody had hired me to run his Nebraska operation, which included looking after his cattle on the Dismal River.

    Telegraph Days

  • There being no men around to stir my susceptibilities, I decided to fling myself into action, get the buggy repaired, reduce the mouse population, and find myself a good saddle horse for my trip to the Dismal River.

    Telegraph Days

  • So why was he bothering to run cattle on the Dismal River, in partnership with a retired major who was off somewhere training trick riders?

    Telegraph Days

  • When you visit those cowboys up on the Dismal River remember that they are lonely men.

    Telegraph Days

  • And the buffalo coat had saved Cholo's life when he was trapped in an April blizzard up on the Dismal River.

    Lonesome Dove

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