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Historic Mott home offers a slice of southwest ND life in early 1900s
7/07/23 (Fri)

Historic Mott home offers a slice of southwest ND life in early 1900s

The historic early 20th century homestead farm of John Stern and his family is a neat summer tourist destination.

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Fundraising for North Dakota Military Museum enters public phase
7/06/23 (Thu)

Fundraising for North Dakota Military Museum enters public phase

Maj. Gen. Alan Dohrmann was appointed adjutant general of the North Dakota National Guard by then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple in October 2015. He also serves as director of the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services.

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Bismarck woman crowned Miss North Dakota had history on her side
6/20/23 (Tue)

Bismarck woman crowned Miss North Dakota had history on her side

A family legacy was part of what led Sydney Helgeson to the crown.

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North Dakota Game Wardens
6/12/23 (Mon)

North Dakota Game Wardens

The first game and fish laws in what would become the state of North Dakota were enacted in 1861. In 1875, the Territorial Legislature placed limits on hunting quail and some water birds.

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June 1: Custer's Snow Camp
6/01/23 (Thu)

June 1: Custer's Snow Camp

Pouring rain gave way to snow on this date in 1876. Bismarck Tribune reporter Mark Kellogg wrote of two to three inches of snow on the ground at 4 o’clock in the morning, “and snowing hard.”

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North Dakota Generals Henning and Hinds
5/24/23 (Wed)

North Dakota Generals Henning and Hinds

Dakota Datebook: By Trista Raezer-Stursa

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Teacher Workshop To Explore German-Russian Immigration to North Dakota
5/22/23 (Mon)

Teacher Workshop To Explore German-Russian Immigration to North Dakota

The State Historical Society of North Dakota is offering a free teacher workshop, “E Pluribus Unum: Immigration History and the Impact of German-Russian Immigrants to North Dakota,” July 24-27, 2023.

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The “NoDak Kodak” inventor
5/20/23 (Sat)

The “NoDak Kodak” inventor

Bulls-eye Kodak camera

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The Former Governor’s Mansion
5/19/23 (Fri)

The Former Governor’s Mansion

The Former Governor’s Mansion in Bismarck, North Dakota. (Photo: Lydia Hoverson/The Dakotan)

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Fargo students advance to national history contest
5/05/23 (Fri)

Fargo students advance to national history contest

Fargo students swept the senior categories, and Dickinson students did the same in the junior categories.

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