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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 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
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
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