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Posted by heather_lemoine on October 20, 2011
Fort Abraham Lincoln has a reputation as one of the most haunted places of North Dakota.  Rumor has it that when Custer House (where General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Libby lived) was reconstructed in 1989 the men and women who long ago lived and died at Fort Lincoln were themselves... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 14, 2011
Two-hundred-seven (207) years ago today, the Lewis and Clark Expedition crossed into what is now North Dakota.  During their time, it was known as the Upper Missouri, or the Great Bend of the Missouri, or Upper Louisiana.   For Lewis and Clark, North Dakota was the transition zone between the... Read More
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
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