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Posted by heather_lemoine on April 29, 2011
I answered the phone yesterday to this greeting, "I can't take it anymore."  Thinking that something may be wrong, I got concerned.  The response was, "Keith keeps texting me about all the fish he's catching; I've gotta get out there."  And thus began my husband's afternoon on the... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on April 15, 2011
Springtime is upon us and Theodore Roosevelt National Park is the perfect place to shake off the winter doldrums with National Park Week, April 16 - 24. Visits to the park during this annual celebration will be free. The focus of this year’s National Park Week is Healthy Parks, Healthy People,... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on March 28, 2011
North Dakota hockey fans everywhere (and especially in my living room) are cheering for the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team’s 20th foray into the Frozen Four.  The 32-8-3 Fighting Sioux have won the MacNaughton Cup, the WCHA Championship and look to face Michigan in the first round of... Read More
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
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