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'THINK OUTSIDE' project in North Dakota
Looking for something different? Created by philosopher and North Dakota native Tayo Basquiat, think Outside is a program of the North Dakota Humanities Council. This program is about connecting North Dakotans with thought and beauty of our n
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Shakespeare in the Park
A comedy of Errors showing free to the public
Shakespeare is coming to North Dakota! Or at least his work is. Director Erin Weichel said she chose one of the Bard's comedies to offer a lighter contrast to past years' performances of his darker works, such as Hamlet and Macbeth. Erin has
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Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Medora North Dakota hosts 29th Annual
Plans for the 29th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering to be held Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, at the Medora Community Center are still being finalized. Bill Lowman, is the founder and director of the two day event. Individuals wanting more inf
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North Dakota Heritage Center
Adaptation Gallery: Geologic Time now open
If you live near Bismarck or plan on being in the area soon, don't miss the amazing new Gallery, 'Geologic Time'. Both animals and plans had to adapt or they simply did not survive the climate changes. Both monstrous sea creatures living in ocean
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Almont, ND Lutefisk Norwegian supper
Over 800 served in small ND town
If you ever get the chance, don't miss the Almont Lutefisk feed. This annual supper is a fantastic gathering of (this year) over 800 people to celebrate the areas Norwegian heritage. Lutefisk is a traditional Scandinavian dish: a cod fish se
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Bring Some Barrels to the Skating Rink!
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By Andrea Winkjer Collin, Editor, North Dakota Horizons If this month's brisk weather is bringing you outdoors to enjoy a classic North Dako
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Preparing For Winter
Winter is not that far off - get ready
Do you remember how bad last winter was? This winter is meant to be worse than that which is why we need to prepare for this one to limit any problems that people will have. By taking simple steps you can turn a problematic winter into a hassle free
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Bring on Fall!
Fall Brings Football, Food and Fowl
Let's face it, Fall is approaching and I for one, am a huge fan of fall. This year, after all the heat and drought, I am especially looking forward to autumn. Personally I have had enough of this hot weather. There are a lot of t
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An Empty Home in Buttzville
GhostsofNorthDakota.com
Ransom County Inhabited as of 4/12 Buttzville’s townsite appears to be inhabited by one, perhaps two families now, with this notable empty house on the edge of town, and at least one additional (more modern) abandoned home as well.  It wasn’t clear t
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Trotters, ND
GhostsofNorthDakota.com
Golden Valley County Vacant as of 7/10 In terms of driving distance from any other town in North Dakota, Trotters may be the most remote townsite in the state. It is a true ghost town, with just a church and former gas station remaining. On an assign
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A Mystery with a Dakota Connection?
GhostsofNorthDakota.com
On a hill outside Atlanta stands an enduring mystery structure known as the Georgia Guidestones – a stone monument, somewhat similar in appearance to Stonehenge, but with a modern twist.  The Georgia Guidestones were financed in cash and erected in 1
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Ghost Towns in the Upper Midwest
Why are Ghost Towns so interesting?
Authors note - I do not condone trespassing or breaking into abandoned buildings. Old buildings are a safety hazard, and often on private property. Get the owner’s permission before you explore these areas and please be careful. If yo
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Introducing the 2012 North Dakota Horizons Calendar
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By Nicolette Borlaug, Staff Assistant, North Dakota Horizons We know what you are thinking; it’s far too early to be thinking about 2012 already! While it is still early in the year, we have already been busy putting
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North Dakota Winter Stories
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By Kylie Blanchard, Staff Writer Although modern conveniences have made winter easier in North Dakota, sometimes all it takes is a bit of snow and a lot of wind to remind us who is really in charge this time of year.  And it is often th
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6 Legendary ways to think spring in North Dakota
ND Tourism - News
North Dakota's legendary activities in March are geared around getting back outside, or getting ready to get back outside. Spring is just around the corner, and our various sport and bike shows, plus a wide array of athletic events, means winter is f
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Lutefisk wars - local film to premiere.
Dakota Student
By: Patrick EvansNorth Dakota documentary will make debut at Fargo festival at 7 p.m. A little taste of Hollywood is coming to North Dakota. and Tonigh
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Dakota Memories Heritage Tour Set for September
ND Tourism - News
The 2011 Dakota Memories Heritage Tour is scheduled for Sept. 15-18. The tour will focus on German-Russian sites in south-central North Dakota and prov
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Fossils found in N.D. to be prepared for research
Minot Daily News
BISMARCK Fossils of 60-million-year-old mammals found in North Dakota this past summer will be prepared this winter for research by the North Dakota Geological Survey. John Hoganson, state paleontologist with the geological survey, said the mammal
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Enjoy fall festivities in North Dakota
ND Tourism - News
For more information, contact: Sara Otte Coleman, Director, Tourism Division North Dakota Department of Commerce 701-328-2525 E
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Storms wreak havoc on streets, crops
Minot Daily News
The conclusion to the long Labor Day weekend was an exciting one for many Minot residents and others across the state as early morning thunderstorms dumped rain and hail to various degrees and wind gusts exceeded 70 miles per hour.
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Aerosmith guitarist says current tour in question
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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry said Friday he doesn't know if the band will keep its current tour going because of injuries lead singer Steven Tyler suffered when he fell off a stage.
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Skijoring all the way
Minot Daily News | MinotDailyNews.com
There's a lot of cures for cabin fever during a long winter. Some are more creative than others. Skijoring probably falls in the more creative category. It's an activity that involves a person, a set of cross-country skis and a darn good dog that wou
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'Prairie Love'
by Minot Daily News | MinotDailyNews.com on 16 Dec 2008
A group of filmmakers originally from Minot have come back home to film a movie about the attempt to find love and companionship on the cold, unforgiving prairie of North Dakota. The writer and director of "Prairie Love" and 1997 graduate of Minot
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Runaway cows Found!
by Agriculture News | KXNet.com North Dakota on 23 Dec 2008
The cows have been found, now we are looking for the owners. Las
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Runaway cows!
by Agriculture News | KXNet.com North Dakota on 24 Dec 2008
It doesn't happen too often, but every once in a while part o
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North Dakota LIVING seeks teen writers
by West Fargo Pioneer | West Fargo, North Dakota on 27 Dec 2008
The "North Dakota LIVING" magazine is seeking a new group of teenage writers for the bimonthly Teen-2-Teen column. In 2008, five North Dakota students served as correspondents, writing on a range of subjects including bullying and distracted drivers.
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