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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 28, 2011
This weekend one member of the North Dakota Tourism staff is trying out a yurt at Cross Ranch State Park.  So you're asking yourself - what's a yurt?  This unique type of camping is a cross between tenting it and renting a cabin.  Two yurts are now available at Cross Ranch State Park.  Comfortably... 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 19, 2011
Sundogs photographed at the University of Mary, Bismarck - photo by Erica Hager The headline is 100% completely true in my case. Winter is my favorite season. I love the snow. I love the sparkle. I love the cold. "What?!!" you ask, "You love cold?" Yes - I love the cold... 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
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 06, 2011
Governor Jack Dalrymple and North Dakota Tourism unveiled the 2011 Travel Guide and Hunting & Fishing Guide today, and previewed the 2011-2013 state highway map which will be available later this month.  The new publications are available at no cost and showcase a wide array of adventure,... Read More
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