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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
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 24, 2010
This holiday season is off to a deliciously white blast of winter!  And you bet we love it!  Cross-country trails in Medora have already opened with more trails, ski areas and snowmobile trails to come.  We're thankful for four beautiful seasons in North Dakota and numerous options for outdoor... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 18, 2010
According to the History Channel, at exactly noon on this day, American and Canadian railroads begin using four continental time zones to end the confusion of dealing with thousands of local times. The bold move was emblematic of the power shared by the railroad companies. There is often confusion... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 09, 2010
North Dakota Tourism is applauding our homegrown heroes this month and the military attractions unique to North Dakota.  In honor of Veteran's Day (November 11) and the brave men and women who have served there will be free admission at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, two World War II exhibits... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on October 25, 2010
I'm going to take you back to October 25, 1804.  The Lewis & Clark Expedition set out early under a gentle breeze, passing deserted villages of the Mandan before finally encountering several parties.  Corps member Gass wrote, "A great many of the natives, some on horseback and some on foot... Read More
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