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Posted by heather_lemoine on January 01, 2010
In the journals of Private Joseph Whitehouse comes the following account of New Year's Day 1805.  Records show that the weather was fair and 34* in the afternoon.  205-years ago, the Lewis & Clark Expedition was living in an encampment called Fort Mandan - near present-day Washburn, North... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 30, 2009
North America's largest Scandinavian festival, Norsk Hostfest, has announced their entertainment lineup for 2010!  Headliners are Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Daniel O'Donnell, Gaither Vocal Band, The Four Tops, The Temptations and the Oak Ridge Boys. Norsk Hostfest will take place September 28-... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 29, 2009
If you haven't made your plans yet for ringing in the new year, let us offer some family friendly ideas.  In Bismarck, enjoy Dixieland Jazz with a Symphony special event at the Bismarck Civic Center.  Dickinson is hosting a free New Year's Eve party with music, skating, door prizes, food... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 28, 2009
It's the moment we've all been waiting for - SNOW DAYS!  Hey, when you grow up in North Dakota you develop a love for all the seasons - including the snowy one.  In fact, winter is one of our favorite seasons because we love snowmobiling, building snowmen and snowforts, and just being a kid again... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 25, 2009
Ever wonder what Christmas was like for the Lewis & Clark Expedition? The Corp of Discovery spent the winter of 1804-1805 along the Missouri River in what is now North Dakota. One of the most notable events was the completion of the fort on Christmas Eve. Patrick Gass, the expedition's... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 21, 2009
Research is showing that more and more travel planning is being done online.  Not only are official visitor sites like being consulted, but also blogs like this one and traveler-review sites.  These days, people just post a status update for vacation suggestions and get inundated... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 15, 2009
There are so many fun ways to celebrate the holidays, including fabulous Christmas concerts.  The Blenders perform December 19-22 at the Fargo Theatre. This group originally formed in Fargo and has toured throughout the United States, opening for such acts as Jay Leno, Howie... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 13, 2009
One of my neighbors has been tuning his snowmobiles and taking short zips down the street, anxiously waiting for trails in North Dakota to open.  While he'll have to wait for just a bit more snow, there are lots of ways to get outside and have some winter fun. Rheault Farm in Fargo is... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 10, 2009
That's the sound that will be heard this weekend as three of North Dakota's downhill ski areas open on Saturday.  Light-to-moderate snowfall combined with temperatures cold enough to make snow have contributed to the mid-December openings. Bottineau Winter Park is located in the Turtle Mountains... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 07, 2009
Northern Lights by Lyndon Anderson Space tourism is in the national news today, as Virgin Records owner Richard Branson has revealed his own private spaceship.  While we at North Dakota Tourism definitely don't have a space shuttle for visitors, we do offer some awesome spaces and skies.  An... Read More
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