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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
Posted by heather_lemoine on June 15, 2011
Originally published in June, 2011. Last week, some co-workers and I had the opportunity to spend two days in Devils Lake and in short: those two days went far too fast.  We had an exclusive aerial tour of the lake, visited Sullys Hill, the Fort Totten State Historic Site, Spirit Lake... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on June 15, 2011
The Medora Musical opens its season June 10 and will be performed nightly through September 10. Accessible, affordable golf. Great fishing. First-class historical forts and attractions. Awesome Badlands and wildlife. Fun cities. Wild rodeos and events.  North Dakota has it and rest assured - it'... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 31, 2011
Don't let Mother Nature mess with your vacation plans. Events like the Fargo Ribfest are coming soon and most attractions are OPEN! It's the season of Legendary fun!  Whether you're seeking to follow the footsteps of North Dakota legends like Theodore Roosevelt or Lewis and Clark, or blaze... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 31, 2011
Visiting by land, air and sea takes on another new meaning here in North Dakota.  There is a new passport program, created specifically for pilots exploring North Dakota by air (and the 89 public airports).  The "Create a Flying Legacy in North Dakota" passport program invites pilots to visit... Read More
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