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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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Students Compete in National History Day in North Dakota’s State Contest
4/28/23 (Fri)

Students Compete in National History Day in North Dakota’s State Contest

The National History Day state contest for students in grades 6–12 was held at the Heritage Center on April 28.

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North Dakota Day celebrates its national day today
4/19/23 (Wed)

North Dakota Day celebrates its national day today

National North Dakota Day is celebrated annually on April 19, and it serves as a reminder of the unique culture and history of this great state.

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Denise Lajimodiere is named North Dakota's first Native American poet laureate
4/07/23 (Fri)

Denise Lajimodiere is named North Dakota's first Native American poet laureate

North Dakota lawmakers have appointed a Chippewa woman as the state's poet laureate, making her the first Native American to hold this position in the state and increasing attention to her expertise on the troubled history of Native American boarding schools.

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Timeline of Bismarck's past being unveiled; 2-year effort produces print, online versions
3/14/23 (Tue)

Timeline of Bismarck's past being unveiled; 2-year effort produces print, online versions

More than two years of research into the history of North Dakota's capital city by dozens of volunteers will culminate Wednesday with the official unveiling of a timeline of Bismarck's diverse and historic past.

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CLASS B BASKETBALL AT THE STATE MUSEUM
3/13/23 (Mon)

CLASS B BASKETBALL AT THE STATE MUSEUM

Learn about the history and nostalgia of Class B basketball in North Dakota.Historical items related to Class B Boys basketball, including newspaper articles, will be on display.

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Friluftsliv: Bones help solve a 12,000-year-old mystery
3/07/23 (Tue)

Friluftsliv: Bones help solve a 12,000-year-old mystery

On a late fall to early winter day 12,000 years ago, a group of hunters surrounded and killed a minimum of twenty-nine bison.

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National Quilting Day Activities at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum
3/02/23 (Thu)

National Quilting Day Activities at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum

Free public activities commemorating National Quilting Day will be held March 10-12 at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, Bismarck.

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On the Edge of the Wind
2/15/23 (Wed)

On the Edge of the Wind

A new exhibit will be opening at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum on April 27!

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Trial of Kid Trailer, Ky Matthews meant 'end of organized rustling' in the Dakotas
2/15/23 (Wed)

Trial of Kid Trailer, Ky Matthews meant 'end of organized rustling' in the Dakotas

Trailer's own pal turned him in for the reward money. The trial and conviction marked the last days of cattle rustling in the Dakotas, as the Old West faded away.

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