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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 29, 2010
Zoo Year's Eve Run in Bismarck, photo by the Bismarck Tribune While you're planning ways to celebrate the New Year, all of us at North Dakota Tourism would like to wish you a very Happy New Year and invite you to celebrate your new year in North Dakota style!  Vacationers will find North... 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 14, 2010
Trail Runner Magazine has just published a four-page feature on North Dakota's Maah Daah Hey trail in their December issue.  This 97 mile single-track course winds through the Badlands of ND featuring switch-backs up (and down) buttes, ridges and canyons. Maah Daah Hey, a Mandan Indian phrase,... 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 09, 2010
One of my personal favorite sports comes to Fargo this weekend.  The home of baseball champions the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks will be transformed into a race track for the return of national snocross racing to Fargo.  Racing takes place December 10 and 11 at Newman Outdoor Field, featuring the world... 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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