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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 14, 2011
Mathematicians rejoice!  We're celebrating Pi Day! Okay ... I admit, maybe I'm not really celebrating Pi as much as using the excuse to talk about pie.  But the two are a bit related.  After all Pi (Π) has everything to do with the round shape of pie.  (It's the ratio of the circumference of a... 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 March 04, 2011
You know that saying, "March comes in like a lion"?  I'm curious if there's a connection to the roar of crowds during playoffs and tournaments?  It's March Madness month and that certainly doesn't leave out North Dakota.  There's still time to catch some slam-dunk fever court-side at a Dakota... 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
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