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Posted by Prairie Style File on November 17, 2014
The holiday shopping season is heating up and we all want to find that perfect gift. Ditch the big box stores and embrace a more laid-back, artful shopping experience at locally owned shops and boutiques instead. You’ll find great gifts with a ton of personality — and many of them will be unique... Read More
Posted by Kim Schmidt on September 18, 2014
Growing up in a small town, you have a tendency to take it for granted and rarely take the time to explore when you go home to visit. We typically spend time with family but recently took a tour to see what has changed in the place my husband, Jon, and I grew up and were pleasantly surprised with... Read More
Posted by Nick Ybarra on August 05, 2014
I grew up in North Dakota, and I have a passion for the outdoors and a longing for adventure. I was able to find what I was looking for here in the Badlands. I’ve ridden trails all over the country and some of the best riding that I’ve ever found is right in my backyard. The Maah Daah Hey is more... Read More
Posted by Heather LeMoine on July 28, 2014
Visitors to North Dakota are often awed by the crops, farms and ranches that dot the landscape - the vastness of the fields, the enormity of the equipment and the legacy of one of the nation's top food producers. One of the advantages for guests to the state is the opportunity to see both... Read More
Posted by Heather LeMoine on July 18, 2014
My family loves outdoor theater and local musicals have become part of our summertime tradition, including a recent trip to see Shrek at Sleepy Hollow Theatre & Arts Park in Bismarck. Shrek was delightful, funny and perfectly paced. And you know it's been a great... Read More
Posted by Jason Mitchell on July 01, 2014
On North Dakota waters, walleyes rule. There are many other species that present different challenges, but there is nothing like a walleye straight out of the river and into a frying pan. Successful walleye outings take more than just casting a line with a spoon from the shore, or trolling... Read More
Posted by Scooter Pursley on June 13, 2014
It’s hard to think of yourself as bypassed by people who have no reason to drive by you in the first place. Sturgis is different in that people plan for months what route they are taking to the granddaddy of all bike rallies each August in the Black Hills. That means there is plenty of time to... Read More
Posted by Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman on June 09, 2014
Summer travel season is in full swing in North Dakota and I was able to enjoy events from east to west and points in between last week. In Grand Forks, the weather was perfect for downtown shopping and a pizza on the rooftop of Rhombus Guys.  And the new Panera Bread restaurant also lived up... Read More
Posted by Jason Mitchell on May 21, 2014
This 2014 spring has been late, wet and cool in some parts of the state but open water fishing opportunities are in full swing. Devils Lake traditionally offers some tremendous walleye fishing for shore anglers early in the season, particular springs where there is some heavy runoff coming... Read More
Posted by Sarah Nasello on May 19, 2014
Two summers  ago, my family and I set out on a mission to discover as much of North Dakota as we could in three months. We called our adventure “Lost on the Prairie,” and every weekend we’d load up our car to travel to parts of North Dakota unknown to us. It wasn’t difficult to find those... Read More
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