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Historic museums taking new approaches to drawing more visitors

Historic museums taking new approaches to drawing more visitors

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Historic houses, the most common kind of museum in the country and once a cornerstone of family summer road trips, are in the midst of a renaissance.

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Red River State Recreation Area hopes to complete upgrades by 2015

Red River State Recreation Area hopes to complete upgrades by 2015

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The Red River State Recreational Area campground might see water, sewer and electricity hook-ups added to the campground’s 24 rustic sites by next spring.

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SD habitat group drafting recommendations

SD habitat group drafting recommendations

MITCHELL, S.D. - Tim Kessler readily admits South Dakota's pheasant hunting is at a critical point in state history.

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Medora, ND, sees big boost in tourism

MEDORA, N.D. – Business owners around the popular tourist destination of Medora say that after years of lagging tourism, they’re seeing a resurgence of interest in the jewel of the Badlands.

Lift towers rise on Detroit Mountain

Lift towers rise on Detroit Mountain

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Mountain is a whirlwind of activity as a new four-seasons park comes together.

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Concerts mean big money for Fargodome

FARGO, N.D. – A stellar concert season so far this year has led to big profits for the Fargodome.

OUTDOORS: Keeping Hunting on Target

OUTDOORS: Keeping Hunting on Target

Pheasant season is make-or-break for many SD communities

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TOURISM: Outdoor recreation still plentiful in western North Dakota

TOURISM: Outdoor recreation still plentiful in western North Dakota

Did you know there is more to western North Dakota than oil, gas, trucks, pipelines and booked-up hotels?

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October tax vote set for Devils Lake convention center

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Devils Lake voters will decide Oct. 6 on a half-cent sales tax increase for a new convention center and wellness center.

Summers at the Frost Fire Ski and Snowboard Area stay busy

Summers at the Frost Fire Ski and Snowboard Area stay busy

WALHALLA, N.D. — For 30 years Judy and Dick Johnson have hosted a summer musical theater at the Frost Fire Ski and Snowboard Area so people have something to enjoy when there’s no snow.

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Records on Minn. Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority

ST. PAUL – About a month before local officials made their winning pitch to the NFL to land Super Bowl 2018, metro-area mayors got an unusual-looking request.

GF to bid for 2016 World U-18 hockey tourney

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Ralph Engelstad Arena is hoping to bring another world event to Grand Forks.

$294K federal grant will pay to digitize newspapers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Monday announced the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $294,665 federal grant to the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development. This grant money will be used to fund the South Dakota Digital Newspaper Program.

Horse Park passion runs deep for new GM

Horse Park passion runs deep for new GM

FARGO, N.D. - To Mike Schmitz, becoming general manager of the North Dakota Horse Park this year meant more than just a paycheck.

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Nearly 40 apply to lead Corn Palace

MITCHELL, S.D. - At least 39 people have applied to be the next Corn Palace director, but Mayor Ken Tracy said Tuesday the position will not be filled before possible changes are discussed regarding how the city-owned arena and tourist attraction is run.

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