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Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort

Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort

WAUBUN, Minn. - What does it take to save an historic resort in jeopardy of going out of business? The answer: three ladies with the energy and determination to do it.

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Cormorant gives Kiddie Land rides another go-round

Cormorant gives Kiddie Land rides another go-round

CORMORANT, Minn.—The Cormorant Store, a fixture in Becker County's lake country for decades, is adding something new that's actually something old.

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Project turns Fort Yates into open art gallery

Project turns Fort Yates into open art gallery

FORT YATES, N.D. -- A French artist and British filmmaker are helping to transform this rural community into an outdoor art gallery and are planning to share it with the world.

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Feelings bittersweet for Welk family as state prepares to take over famous bandleader's boyhood home

Feelings bittersweet for Welk family as state prepares to take over famous bandleader's boyhood home

BISMARCK — For more than two decades, sisters Edna Schwab and Evelyn Schwab have proudly led tourists through the boyhood home of their uncle, famous bandleader Lawrence Welk, the "King of Champagne Music."

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Gann Valley celebrates 130 years as a prairie outpost

Gann Valley celebrates 130 years as a prairie outpost

GANN VALLEY, S.D. — Every five years, there's a big party in the small town of Gann Valley, when the community's capacity multiplies dozens of times over.

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East Silent Lake Resort celebrates its centennial this summer

East Silent Lake Resort celebrates its centennial this summer

DENT, Minn. — John Hagaman of Alexandria, Va., has visited East Silent Lake Resort 70 miles southeast of Fargo every summer since 1971. The avid fisherman says the clear, spring-fed lake is one of the main reasons he keeps coming back.

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Corn Palace renovation still weeks from completion

Corn Palace renovation still weeks from completion

MITCHELL, S.D. - Tourists and residents alike won't see the completed version of the renovated Corn Palace until at least July.

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Tourism bureau promotes western Minnesota as place to live and work

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Prairie Waters is continuing to promote tourism in its member counties in the Upper Minnesota River Valley, taking advantage of everything from traditional print to social media platforms.

New executive director hopes to make National Buffalo Museum more interactive

New executive director hopes to make National Buffalo Museum more interactive

JAMESTOWN-The National Buffalo Museum’s new executive director wants to see more local people at the museum and believes the way to achieve that goal is to capture the imagination of children.

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Bonanzaville launches fundraising effort to move church

WEST FARGO -- Bonanzaville is launching a fundraising effort to move a historic church building to its West Fargo campus.

DNR: No deal yet with Detroit Lakes on hotel

DNR: No deal yet with Detroit Lakes on hotel

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Contrary to what the Detroit Lakes mayor has said, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources maintains it has not reached a preliminary agreement with the city regarding a lakeshore hotel project entangled in controversy.

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Bemidji landmark resort hits the century mark

Bemidji landmark resort hits the century mark

BEMIDJI—After surviving a fire, the Great Depression, and even a few ownership changes, not to mention a lot of hard work, Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge has made it to its 100th year on the shores of Lake Bemidji.

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Northland Kart Kountry to reopen this weekend

Northland Kart Kountry to reopen this weekend

BRAINERD, Minn.-Following intense restoration, Northland Kart Kountry between Nisswa and Brainerd is set to reopen this weekend after years of vacancy.

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North Dakota gains traction as international tourist hot spot

RICHARDTON, N.D. -- It's no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper Midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

Jamestown Tourism Board revising strategic plan

JAMESTOWN-The Jamestown Tourism Board is reviewing and updating its strategic plan.

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