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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.

Medora Musical attendance up in 2014

MEDORA, N.D. — The Medora Musical saw a 14 percent attendance increase the week of July 1-7 and ticket sales are up 5 percent for the year, the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation announced Monday.

Tourism department sells scenic SD with ads, social media

Tourism department sells scenic SD with ads, social media

MITCHELL, S.D.. - Nearly 500 miles from South Dakota’s border, the Rushmore State was shown in prime position. It was behind home plate at Major League Baseball stadium Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wis., as the Milwaukee Brewers took on their rivals, the Chicago Cubs.

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ND’s largest free outdoor event begins Thursday

FARGO, N.D. – How exactly does one put mac-n-cheese on a stick, anyway?

Blue Mounds State Park to re-open Monday

LUVERNE, Minn. — Blue Mounds State Park will re-open Monday following flood damage that forced the park to close on June 18, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said.

$7.2M Corn Palace renovation continues

$7.2M Corn Palace renovation continues

MITCHELL, S.D. - The Corn Palace's largest dome gently swayed in the breeze Thursday before it was safely lowered to the street below.

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Pair of videos sell F-M area as ‘the real America’

Pair of videos sell F-M area as ‘the real America’

MOORHEAD, Minn. - Shannon Doe stood in front of a massive replica of a Viking ship Wednesday, waiting for a cameraman to give her the signal.

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Renovation moves ahead at Corn Palace

Renovation moves ahead at Corn Palace

MITCHELL, S.D. - Members of the Mitchell City Council stood inside the lobby of the Corn Palace on Monday night and saw the extent of the demolition inside the the city-owned arena and tourist attraction.

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Higher gas prices seen as unlikely to affect 4th of July travel

Higher gas prices seen as unlikely to affect 4th of July travel

FARGO, N.D. — Despite gas prices being at their highest levels since 2008, representatives from AAA and other travel associations do not expect holiday travel to be affected.

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State park trends upward in ND, Minn.

State park trends upward in ND, Minn.

MAPLEWOOD STATE PARK, Minn. - The next few weeks will be some of the busiest this year at Minnesota and North Dakota state parks, as tens of thousands of people head out to enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing and, hopefully, some of the best weather this region gets between snowfalls.

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Minnesota State Fair announces new food lineup for 2014

Minnesota State Fair announces new food lineup for 2014

ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Fair has released its new foods list for 2014, and it’s a doozy.

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Paul and Babe make top 5 in USA TODAY quirky landmark poll

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The iconic statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ranked fourth among the greatest "Quirky Landmarks" in the United States, according to an online poll conducted by USA TODAY.

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