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Posted by heather_lemoine on July 15, 2009
Yesterday I had the great fortune of being aboard the Lewis & Clark Riverboat on the Missouri River with three awesome women from Finland!  Actually, one of the women is a Helsinkian-turned North Dakotan and her sister was visiting North Dakota for the first time with their mother who was... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 13, 2009
Meet Buddy!  He joined his family fishing on Lake Sakakawea this weekend and seems to agree that a North Dakota vacation makes everyone in the family happier!  In fact, the medical community released a report this spring about the importance of taking vacations.  Not only are they great for... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 09, 2009
Two of the places that I can hardly wait to visit this summer are the NEW Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Sites.  These sites open July 13 and tell the story of the Cold War years in North Dakota - and they have really cool (James Bond-movie-ish) names. Oscar-Zero (four miles north... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 08, 2009
Each summer, the legendary Medora Musical has a number of variety acts which perform during intermission.  No doubt, the Musical - with its fabulous entertainment, patriotic themes and even horses on stage - is pretty grand all by itself, but the folks in Medora have a way of finding some pretty... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 07, 2009
Maple River Winery in Casselton has issued a challenge to the communities of North Dakota.  For nine years, Maple River Winery has been making their world famous chokecherry wine and this year they are hosting a contest calling for 1,500 pounds of chokecherries from six ND locations.  The... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on July 06, 2009
What was once a high school is now a really cool hotel with classy rooms, great grill and neat memorabilia.  The Riverdale High Lodge is located in Riverdale, ND on the southeast side of beautiful Lake Sakakawea.  There is boat access on the lake and nearby attractions include the Garrison Dam and... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on June 30, 2009
Many thanks to blogger Minnemom and her online journal of a North Dakota vacation with three of her four children.  A North Dakota-native turned Minnesotan, this blogger has tips on travel planning, frugal travel and much more.  Plus, I think you'll find her "Notes from the Road" to be full of... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on June 26, 2009
Overlooking Hazen Bay The marina at Sakakawea State Park Our staff just took a tour around Lake Sakakawea.  The big lake is up 24-feet this summer, thanks to a wet winter, spring and good snowpack/run-off from the mountains.  All that water has re-invigorated the resorts, parks and marinas... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on June 22, 2009
When people think about safety, it's usually things like seat belts and bike helmets.  June is National Safety Month.  Here in North Dakota, it makes us think about being one of the safest states in the U.S.  In fact, North Dakota has been ranked as THE safest state to live in eight times in the... Read More
Posted by schmidty44 on June 18, 2009
We had a chance to get out and enjoy the great outdoors last weekend across western ND to include the Badlands, Dakota Zoo, and Superslide Amusement Park!  To begin with our trip out west, the kids slept for a better part of the drive (that was wonderful) and we were able to appreciate how... Read More
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