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Posted by heather_lemoine on March 21, 2011
"Warren was a diplomat's diplomat - talented, dedicated and exceptionally wise ... he understood the subtle interplay of national interests, fundamental values and personal dynamics that drive diplomacy." - Former President Bill Clinton Former U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher has been... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 08, 2011
March is Women's History Month and today is International Women's Day.  Arguably one of the most inspiring and influential women in North Dakota's history is none other than the interpreter and guide Sakakawea who accompanied Lewis & Clark on the Corps of Discovery to the Pacific Ocean.... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 07, 2011
Photo by Duane Strand You likely already know that a vacation has a lot of great health benefits.  People who participate in leisure activities have been found to have lower blood pressure, lower stress hormones and smaller waistlines.  Today, Gallup reported the states with the highest... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 28, 2011
It's the start of baseball season and the close of Black History Month, and you might be reading that and wondering, "What does that have to do with North Dakota?"  Truly, there's a fascinating bit of history here. According to the most recent census report, only 1.2% of North Dakota's population... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 11, 2011
Sakakawea statue at the entrance to the North Dakota Heritage Center. Photo by Sharon Silengo On the North Dakota State Capitol grounds in Bismarck, a 12-foot high bronze statue of Sakakawea and her baby son, Baptiste, stands at the entrance to the Heritage Center - the state's largest museum. ... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 04, 2011
If you follow sports in Minnesota, you're probably familiar with Fox Sports North host Marney Gellner.  Back in 2010, Marney was in her home state of North Dakota covering the University of North Dakota vs. University of Minnesota men's hockey series in Grand Forks.  In... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 31, 2011
You've probably heard of snow castle and ice sculpture contests ... here in North Dakota you might expect those things.  But we enjoy things that are unexpected and this Friday, February 4 enjoy a Jell-O-bration at the historic Fargo Theater.  This self-proclaimed culinary showdown will award... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 25, 2011
This Saturday, Jan. 29 a new series debuts on the Planet Green Discovery Channel.  The series, called "Boomtown," is set in Parshall, North Dakota, a town of 981 people on the Fort Berthold Reservation - near Lake Sakakawea.  The series follows the lives of some Parshall residents following the... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 21, 2011
Today marks the launch anniversary of the very first atomic submarine; it's a great opportunity to talk about two ships of the US Navy that have been named in honor of North Dakota.  The first USS North Dakota was launched in 1908 and operated with the Atlantic Fleet along the East Coast and... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 14, 2011
This weekend, enjoy free entrance and camping at Theodore Roosevelt National Park (entrances in Medora and near Watford City).  The scenic drives are open, weather permitting, and backcountry skiing and snowshoeing is permitted. January 15 is Winter Fun Day at the Chateau de Mores in Medora. ... Read More
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