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Posted by heather_lemoine on January 21, 2010
Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux, standouts in the University of North Dakota women's hockey program in their hometown of Grand Forks, will be two of 21 on the U.S. Women's Hockey Team in Vancouver, part of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.  Identical twins, they are the first twins to ever play USA... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 19, 2010
Get ready to hear some bragging on North Dakota athletes heading to the Winter Olympics.  There's only 24 days until some of the best athletes in the world converge on Vancouver.  One such athlete, skater Mark Ludwig, qualified this weekend in pairs skating for the Winter Olympic Games along with... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 15, 2010
This weekend, snowmobilers will ride for a cause in North Dakota.  The Pink Ribbon Riders will hit the trails and have some fun in order to raise money and awareness to fight against breast cancer.  Warm weather has cost a few inches of snow on trails this week.  Snowmobile North Dakota still... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 08, 2010
So today happens to be the perfect day for making a lot of ice, as in ice-fishing kind of ice.  That's the positive side of a really cold day.  How do North Dakotans survive the cold?  We just find a lot of fun things to do indoors - like visiting museums, art galleries, movie theathers and... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 05, 2010
Today, North Dakota Tourism unveiled it's 2010 advertising campaign - along with a special challenge.  RU Legendary?  Find out in North Dakota.
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 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 NDtourism.com 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
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