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Preserving Western heritage at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
9/01/23 (Fri)

Preserving Western heritage at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

The rugged landscapes of North Dakota have witnessed the convergence of cultures, the spirit of adventure and the timeless bond between humans and horses. Rooted in the heart of this history, the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame stands as a testament to the state's rich Western heritage and the intricate tapestry of Native American traditions, rodeo prowess and ranching legacy.

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Teachings of Our Elders - Dr. Twyla Baker on Building a Better Society
8/30/23 (Wed)

Teachings of Our Elders - Dr. Twyla Baker on Building a Better Society

Dakota Datebook: Dr. Twyla Baker, President, Nueta Hadatsa Sahnish College

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Learning incentives found in North Dakota
8/23/23 (Wed)

Learning incentives found in North Dakota

Sites throughout the state share North Dakota history.

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Native boxing icon Virgil Hill to receive North Dakota Rough Rider Award
8/11/23 (Fri)

Native boxing icon Virgil Hill to receive North Dakota Rough Rider Award

Virgil Hill, a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, became a renowned professional boxing champion and also displayed commitment to his home state and his roots.

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Friluftsliv: Hiddenwood Cemetery: History and Mystery
8/07/23 (Mon)

Friluftsliv: Hiddenwood Cemetery: History and Mystery

This sign is at the entrance to the Hiddenwood Cemetery. In the background are three of the iron crosses erected at previously unidentified burial sites. Photo by Doug Wurtz.

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Just how many bodies are buried in this tiny North Dakota cemetery? More than meets the eye
7/31/23 (Mon)

Just how many bodies are buried in this tiny North Dakota cemetery? More than meets the eye

The North Dakota Historical Society is testing out new ground-penetrating radar to help find loved ones lost in time.

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Teachers tour Welk Homestead, learn about North Dakota heritage
7/27/23 (Thu)

Teachers tour Welk Homestead, learn about North Dakota heritage

The Heritage Center is hosting an educational conference about German and Russian history in our state.

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Descendants of Bachelors Grove settler return to northeastern North Dakota for reunion, share family history
7/23/23 (Sun)

Descendants of Bachelors Grove settler return to northeastern North Dakota for reunion, share family history

Petra and Hans Hanson, from Freeborn County, Minnesota, were among the first to settle the area that would later be known as Bachelors Grove in rural Grand Forks County. This is their wedding picture.

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Native North Dakota Navy admiral visits North Dakota
7/20/23 (Thu)

Native North Dakota Navy admiral visits North Dakota

Navy Admiral Stuart Munsch on his visit to the North Dakota Heritage Center.

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Bismarck Tribune archives maintained by state during 150 years of publishing
7/11/23 (Tue)

Bismarck Tribune archives maintained by state during 150 years of publishing

North Dakota State Archivist Shane Molander gives members of the Bismarck Tribune staff a tour Thursday of the newspaper archives leading up to Tuesday's 150 anniversary publication. Darren Gibbins, Tribune

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