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Posted by heather_lemoine on March 10, 2010
Photo by Tom Stromme/Bismarck Tribune How creative can you be, building your own sled/snowboard out of just cardboard and duct tape?  This is the weekend to find out.  March 14 - SpringFest will be celebrated at Huff Hills Ski Area, south of Mandan.  There will be a cardboard box race, snow bar... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 05, 2010
The University of North Dakota and Team USA forwards Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux will be celebrating their recent silver medla finish at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games tonight at the Fighting Sioux men's hockey game versus Michigan Tech. Doors will open at 6 p.m. (30 minutes earlier than usual)... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 02, 2010
March 2 is Read Across America Day and a great time to talk about North Dakota's literary connections.  There are dozens of books that feature the beautiful scenery found in North Dakota - from books specific to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Badlands, to those showing culture and... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 01, 2010
More visiting hours are now available at the new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site near Cooperstown.  Through May 15, tours will be offered Mondays and Thursdays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. The state historic site actually consists of two sites –... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 22, 2010
They wore the same colors when they played for the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux, but last night Zach Parise (USA) and Jonathan Toews (Canada) were on opposing sides.  One of the most talked-about matches at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was the USA vs. Canada men's ice hockey... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 19, 2010
I hope most of our visitors know geographically where North Dakota is (center of North America; friendly neighbor to Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Montana).  In the figurative sense - North Dakota is in DULUTH this weekend.  The Duluth, Minn. Sports and Travel Show is taking... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 17, 2010
2009 Fargo Marathon Originally uploaded by fargomoorheadcvb There are just 91 days until the Fargo Marathon. This fast-growing event began in 2005 with just 2,400 participants and last year had more than 14,000 entries. For 2010, Fargo Marathon organizers hope to have 20,000 runners and walkers... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 16, 2010
Jocelyne Lamoureux's goal during the United States' 12-1 win over China in the preliminary round of Olympic Women's Hockey is a FUN shot to watch.  Catch the highlight via NBC.  Jocelyne put up one goal while identical twin sister, Monique, netted four assists in the game.  The U.S. women play... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 13, 2010
If you're looking for outdoor winter fun that's family friendly, pack up your boots and trek to Papa's Polar Patch of Bismarck. Here you'll find sledding, zip lines, s'mores, snow caves, sleigh rides and more. The Polar Patch will be open December 26-January 5. Check the website for more... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 12, 2010
On February 11, 1805, Captain Meriwether Lewis wrote: " ... about five oclock this evening one of the wives of Charbono was delivered of a fine boy."  This was the first journal entry of the infant, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, who would become the youngest member of the Corp of Discovery. ... Read More
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