July 24, 2015
Mike Pflaum Selected as Superintendent of Badlands National Park
Mike Pflaum, a 35-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as
the new Superintendent of Badlands National Park. Pflaum has served as the Superintendent of
Keweenaw National Historical Park in Calumet, Michigan since January, 2011, with an intervening
assignment at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pflaum begins his new assignment on August 23,
July 19, 2015
Search Scaled Back for Missing Nebraska Man
On Sunday afternoon, the interagency search and rescue leaders made the difficult decision to reduce the scale of the search efforts for Joshua Jacobsen, age 39, of Laurel Nebraska. Badlands National Park was notified Thursday morning that Jacobsen was missing.
June 18, 2015
Badlands Loop Road Hwy 240 to Remain Open
The Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass will continue to operate with one lane open.
June 16, 2015
badlands loop road closure delayed 6-16-2015
The Badlands Loop Road at Cedar Pass will not close on Wednesday as planned. Park deputy superintendent Reed Robinson decided to delay the closure at Monday night’s informational meeting in the Town of Interior.