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TOURISM

North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman said the goal of the department’s photography database is to promote the state's places, people and art.
Bison World is planned to occupy about 120 acres of land near the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and Interstate 94 at Jamestown. The land is owned by the state of North Dakota and was part of the grant to the Dakota Territory when what is now the State Hospital was constructed in 1883. The land is leased to the National Buffalo Museum and used as buffalo pasture.
While Grand Marais is a year-round destination, these colder months are certainly its more off-season time. This means lodging is less expensive and the town isn’t overflowing with people — all pluses for me, as I was looking for a quiet and relatively inexpensive getaway.
A presentation on the planned Bison World project raised questions from Native American tribes.

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Promoters of the Bison World project name a president and announce a developer and operator for the planned project.
As fears of the pandemic subside, travelers are hitting the road again, slowly boosting visitor figures.
Bentleyville organizers are still looking for volunteers to pick up shifts.
Lauren Bennett McGinty, Executive Director of the Minnesota Craft Brewer's Guild, will assume her new role as director of Explore Minnesota Tourism on Nov. 15.
That means that even in the dead of winter, in the self-proclaimed “Icebox of the Nation,” Smokey will remain shirtless.
A recently completed economic impact study was designed to help local officials make informed decisions.

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Wendy Wood's picture of a rainbow in southeastern North Dakota, titled "The Vast Lane," was her first-ever entry in the contest, which this year drew 543 submissions.
Winning submissions will be published in North Dakota Tourism’s promotional materials.
The manager of emergency and ambulance services at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center doesn’t want to rely so heavily on luck and good Samaritans to provide medical care to cyclists using the trail system, should they need it. He said from the time his crew received the call for service until they loaded the injured cyclist to be airlifted, three hours passed.

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