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Traveler writer explores North Dakota gathering history, friends
5/24/24 (Fri)

Traveler writer explores North Dakota gathering history, friends

Seth Varner, CEO of Wandermore Publishing, a Nebraska-based company, is planning to visit every incorporated community in the state of North Dakota and write about them. He stopped at Space Aliens Grill & Bar in south Fargo on May 8, 2024. Chris Flynn / The Forum

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The Scottish nobleman who became a North Dakota farmer, and kept his identity a secret
5/15/24 (Wed)

The Scottish nobleman who became a North Dakota farmer, and kept his identity a secret

To many, he was John Sutherland Sinclair of Nelson County, North Dakota. But he was also a British nobleman with an array of titles: Lord Berriedale, Baronet of Nova Scotia, Earl of Caithness.

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Event to celebrate courthouse project, historic avenue designation in Jamestown
5/10/24 (Fri)

Event to celebrate courthouse project, historic avenue designation in Jamestown

Emily Bivens, executive director of Jamestown Tourism, and Allison Limke, visitor experience manager of Jamestown Tourism, stand Tuesday, May 7, 2024, near the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse showing some new signage being put up along the historic 3rd Avenue in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

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Dakota the Dinomummy dominates the North Dakota Heritage Center
5/02/24 (Thu)

Dakota the Dinomummy dominates the North Dakota Heritage Center

Dakota the Dinomummy is one of only a dozen fossilized dinosaurs to have skin that’s been fully mummified.

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Behind the scenes at the Historical Society: Archaeology and Historical Preservation Department
4/30/24 (Tue)

Behind the scenes at the Historical Society: Archaeology and Historical Preservation Department

The Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division protects and manages cultural resources by identifying and recording sites related to North Dakota's prehistory; surveying, identifying and recording structures and sites eligible for listing on the North Dakota Historic Sites Registry; and nominating structures and sites for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Wild horses to remain in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park, lawmaker says
4/25/24 (Thu)

Wild horses to remain in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park, lawmaker says

Wild horses will stay in North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park amid fears from advocates that park officials would remove the beloved animals from the rugged badlands landscape.

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North Dakota Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Help Fund the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, Secure Artifacts for Display
4/22/24 (Mon)

North Dakota Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Help Fund the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, Secure Artifacts for Display

North Dakota Congressional Delegation Introduces Bill to Help Fund the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, Secure Artifacts for Display

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2024 National History Day State Contest
4/18/24 (Thu)

2024 National History Day State Contest

Great job to all the students who participated in the National History Day in North Dakota State Competition at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum today, and congratulations to those who qualified for the national competition!

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It takes a village to record its history  County museum receives help to digitally archive its collection
3/13/24 (Wed)

It takes a village to record its history County museum receives help to digitally archive its collection

Rosemeade bust of Wilhemina Geiszler photo courtesy of McIntosh County Museum

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A lifestyle and enduring relationship with horses lends to the popularity of rodeo in Indian Country
2/26/24 (Mon)

A lifestyle and enduring relationship with horses lends to the popularity of rodeo in Indian Country

S/M Express' Desmond Archilta, right, competes during the second heat of the World Championship Indian Relay Race during the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, Friday, July 14, 2023, in Sheridan, Wyoming. MATT GASTON, SHERIDAN PRESS VIA AP

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