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Posted by heather_lemoine on September 20, 2011
Not only is Norsk Hostfest the most happening Scandinavian festival in North America, but it literally is going on as planned.  Next week (September 27-October 1), visitors can indulge in Nordic culture and entertainment.  More than 200 internationally recognized artisans, crafters and chefs... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 16, 2011
Roger Maris hit  home run #57 fifty-years-ago today. Visitors to the Roger Maris Museum at West Acres Shopping Center in Fargo can see the ball - which was thrown by Detroit Pitcher Frank Larry and hit out of Tiger Stadium.  Fifty-seven home runs in a single season is a feat still only achieved by... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 14, 2011
Here's your chance to go behind the scenes of an old-fashioned radio variety show!  It's taking place this Saturday in Medora at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.  Dakota Air: The Radio Show will featuring comedy skits and music along with local history, culture and talent.  Organizers say this will... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on September 08, 2011
Vacation gold.  That's what many travelers to North Dakota tell us they've found along their journey.  Visitors write and tell us about the friendly people, the beautiful scenery, the adventures, the great food and the lasting memories. Vacation memories truly are treasures - and if you're looking... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on August 26, 2011
The Black Eyed Peas will perform for the first time in North Dakota - at the State Fairgrounds in Minot on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.  You still have the opportunity to be part of the crowd for this outstanding performance - a concert for flood recovery by one of today's most popular bands!... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on August 18, 2011
What do you get when you take a beautifully rugged landscape dotted with oil wells and intersected by scoria roads, an old train-tunnel-turned-walking-path, forts and other interesting attractions and some unique shopping? I introduce you to the western edge of North Dakota.  Beauty, history and... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on August 11, 2011
Me circa 1995 - a ride on a stunt plane at the Fargo AirSho In 1995, I was an intern reporter for The Forum and had the unique opportunity to fly in a two-person, bi-wing, aerobatic plane - one of the Pitts S-2B aircraft in the Sierra Aces Aerobatic Team performing that year.  The ride was... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 28, 2011
This weekend is the 112th annual Deuce of August Icelandic celebration in Mountain, North Dakota.  If you aren't familiar with Mountain, it's a town of 130 people that more than quadruples in size with this celebration of Icelandic heritage and culture.  Always held the weekend before the first... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 11, 2011
If you're traveling North Dakota this summer, look for state tourism personnel in unlikely places - like rest areas and gas stations.  We'll be out-of-the-office Fridays in July, providing traveler assistance in terms of route and destination information as well as asking for brief travel... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 01, 2011
We've got some great ways to enjoy the Independence Day weekend in North Dakota!  Celebrate Americana with a big ol Yee-Haw at Mandan Rodeo Days or Dickinson Roughrider Days.  These legendary events are part of "Cowboy Christmas."  Or get thee to Medora where your celebration can include parade,... Read More
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