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Leach Foundation donates $600,000 for Great Plains Theater in Heritage Center Expansion

Leach Foundation donates $600,000 for Great Plains Theater in Heritage Center Expansion

BISMARCK – The Tom and Frances Leach Foundation has given a gift of $600,000 to the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. It was announced December 18 at the North Dakota Heritage Center.

1/07/14 (Tue)

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Norwegian Ambassador Tours North Dakota Heritage Center During Visit Across State

Norwegian Ambassador Tours North Dakota Heritage Center During Visit Across State

The Norwegian Ambassador to the United States, Wegger Strømmen, and his wife, Cecilie, tour the expanded North Dakota Heritage Center July 29 with the SHSND's Expansion and New Initiatives Coordinator Claudia Berg.

7/29/13 (Mon)

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SHSND Receives $4.2 Million Foundation Check for ND Heritage Center Expansion

SHSND Receives $4.2 Million Foundation Check for ND Heritage Center Expansion

State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) Foundation President Jon McMillan presents a $4.2 million check to SHSND Director Merl Paaverud on July 10 as part of the Foundation’s contribution to the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project.

7/14/13 (Sun)

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Bismarck Sons of Norway Donates to North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion Project

Bismarck Sons of Norway Donates to North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion Project

The Sons of Norway Sverdrup Lodge 4-107 in Bismarck presented a $5,000 check to the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) Foundation June 11 for the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project. It is part of a statewide campaign led by the Bismarck Lodge to encourage Norwegian-Americans in the state to raise funds to name a meeting room in honor of their Norwegian heritage.

6/15/13 (Sat)

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Dates Set for ND Heritage Center Openings

Dates Set for ND Heritage Center Openings

Dates have been set for key openings at the newly expanded North Dakota Heritage Center in 2013-14.

6/01/13 (Sat)

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SHSND Budget Approved by Legislature

SHSND Budget Approved by Legislature

The State Historical Society of North Dakota’s budget for the 2013-15 biennium has been approved by the North Dakota Legislature.

5/01/13 (Wed)

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Look at the Progress Being Made!

Look at the Progress Being Made!

The glass paneling was installed this past week on the Northern Lights Atrium at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.

4/01/13 (Mon)

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Energy Leaders Visit ND Heritage Center

Energy Leaders Visit ND Heritage Center

The State Historical Society of North Dakota and its Foundation hosted a productive meeting with the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s board of directors and guests March 12, 2013 that also included a luncheon and tour of the North Dakota Heritage Center.

3/21/13 (Thu)

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Senate Hears SHSND Budget Bill

Senate Hears SHSND Budget Bill

A packed legislative room heard testimony Thursday morning, March 7, before the Senate Appropriations Committee in support of the State Historical Society of North Dakota’s budget for 2013-15.

3/07/13 (Thu)

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Tioga Sons of Norway Supports ND Heritage Center Project

Tioga Sons of Norway Supports ND Heritage Center Project

The Sons of Norway Lodge in Tioga has made a financial donation to the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project, as part of a statewide effort led by the Sverdrup Lodge of Bismarck to encourage Norwegian-Americans in the state to raise funds to name a meeting room in honor of their Norwegian heritage.

2/04/13 (Mon)

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