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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 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
Posted by heather_lemoine on January 03, 2011
Alright hockey fans, fishing fans, and all you fans of North Dakota!  It's 2011 and we're starting off the new year with the opportunity to win a two-day guided fishing trip on Devils Lake complete with a two-night stay at the Fireside Inn & Suites and dining at The Ranch. Transportation is... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 28, 2010
December 28, 1930  •  Fire broke out on the top floor of North Dakota's Capitol building (located in Bismarck), destroying the 46-year-old building.  The fire reputedly started from oily rags in a janitor's closet.  Two were injured trying to rescue records during the blaze.  One particular item,... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 17, 2010
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, photo by Scott Thomas Volunteers are needed for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Counts in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The event is free and open to the public. The Medora bird count will take place on Sunday, Dec. 19 beginning at 8 a.m. MST in the South... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 13, 2010
North Dakota has landed in the #1 spot of states where income and quality of life are soaring.  This according to Business Insider online.  Over the past 10 years, North Dakota's per capita income rate grew 39.8%. Soon, the 2011 North Dakota Travel Guide will be available.  Readers will see a new... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on December 07, 2010
North Dakota has a new governor today.  Congratulations to Governor Jack Dalrymple, who took the oath of office as North Dakota's 32nd governor.  Dalrymple suceeds John Hoeven, who resigned as Governor to serve North Dakota in the U.S Senate.  Drew Wrigley was also appointed as Lt. Governor today... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 30, 2010
Journey to Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site this weekend, for a hands-on look at frontier life. The Fort Union Muzzle Loaders will occupy Fort Union, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5, acting the role of American Fur Company employees during the winter.  These employees would have... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 26, 2010
The Dakota Wizards have kicked off their 2010-2011 season this week, and are at home tonight against Sioux Falls.  This NBA development-league team is a former division champion with several players who have been called up to NBA rosters.  Games are played in the Bismarck Civic Center - a first-... Read More
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