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Posted by heather_lemoine on May 25, 2011
There are a lot of websites out there "claiming" to be official.  And when you're looking for accurate information - you don't want to waste valuable time.  Our office (North Dakota Tourism) can be a portal for individuals seeking a variety of info on North Dakota.  Here's a brief list of some of... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 24, 2011
Sometimes when people travel, you'll hear them talk about immersing themselves in the culture.  Or that they might even be taking a cultural vacation.  In fact, one of the top travel trends in the U.S. is "history and culture" vacations.  But what does that mean?  And could you... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 20, 2011
Here's a quick post before the weekend and then I'm off and running!  Okay ... that was a little inside joke.  I'm heading to the Fargo Marathon this weekend where I will NOT be running 26.1 miles.  Inside, I will run the 10K and probably finish about the same time as the Marathon winner! The... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 12, 2011
The best coach in the National Basketball Association officially announced his retirement last night, and it's time for us to say "Congratulations Phil Jackson!"  That isn't just because his 1,155 wins and career .704 winning percentage is the best in NBA history, it's also because North Dakota is... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 11, 2011
The North Dakota Tourism staff - it was Halloween, but even then we were excited for baseball season. Go RedHawks! We've got a little baseball fever here in the North Dakota Tourism office.  We're following the 50th anniversary of Roger Maris' legendary 1961 season, tomorrow the F-M... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 06, 2011
Fifty years ago today, Roger Maris stood at the plate in Game 20 of the 1961 season and sent a pitch from Los Angeles pitcher Eli Grba into the bleachers.  Thus, notching homerun #3 of his legendary season of 61. It's a little known fact that the three-time World Series champion, two-time AL MVP... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 03, 2011
Two of the hottest stops in Washington DC are distinctively North Dakotan and if you're visiting the capital city prior to planning an adventure to North Dakota, be sure to give those taste buds a treat. Ever since it opened in 2008, the Founding Farmers on Pennsylvania Avenue has been one of the... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on May 01, 2011
North Dakota's website www.RUlegendary.com is newly enhanced with vacation and attraction ideas AND lots of opportunity to win prizes.  We just gave away tickets for the Tim McGraw concert, May 17 in Grand Forks, courtesy of the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau.  Next up, a... Read More
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
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