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THE SEEDS OF A NEW SEASON
Tour Choir to perform at Our Savior’s Lutheran
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March 20, 2017
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
FRANKFURT - Travel and tourism's contribution to the U.S. economy will grow at a slower pace this year than in 2016 due to a strong U.S. dollar...
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
U.S. tourism sector faces squeeze of strong dollar, Trump travel ban
BERLIN -- The U.S. travel sector is bracing for a year in which a strong dollar and uncertainty over President Donald Trump's travel ban could...
March 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
February 28, 2017
Jamestown Tourism to revise strategic plan
The Jamestown Tourism Board reviewed a draft of the organization’s strategic plan Monday. In his report, Searle Swedlund, executive director of Jamestown Tourism, said the plan was created with the input from board members and more of that would continue this year.
February 28, 2017 - 6:48am
October 14, 2016
Talking Trail finishes 70 sites
After more than a year of work, the Talking Trail project is completed with 70 sites ready for use in the Jamestown area and at Wimbledon, according...
October 14, 2016 - 10:25am
September 3, 2016
More vandals, mischief at Frontier Village
Continued acts of criminal mischief at Frontier Village have leaders working to enhance security measures. At least four instances of vandalism, cruelty to animals or destruction of property have occurred since July 16, according to reports from the Jamestown Police Department....
September 3, 2016 - 8:22am
August 24, 2016
The Roughrider Association rodeo on Oct. 27-29 may be the last at the Jamestown Civic Center. The Jamestown Civic Center and Promotion Committee voted 4-1 to notify the Roughrider Association it was terminating its agreement to host the rodeo. Two years remain on the contract. Councilman...
August 24, 2016 - 6:57am
August 22, 2016
California wildfire prompts weeklong closure of Hearst Castle
The historic Hearst Castle, a major tourist attraction on California's central coast, will be closed to the public through the week as a safety precaution due to a wildfire in the area that has destroyed more than 30 homes, state officials said on Monday.The monumental estate, built...
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August 22, 2016 - 11:47pm
August 13, 2016
Study examines genetics of bison in Theodore Roosevelt park
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Research underway at Theodore Roosevelt National Park aims to help scientists better understand bison in order to...
August 13, 2016 - 7:39am
More visitors discovering splendor of national park's North Unit
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — To Jeff Van Hooser, the scenic drive through the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park is 14 miles of joy....
August 13, 2016 - 7:34am
July 1, 2016
FVA special meeting about updating bylaws
The Frontier Village Association Board of Directors scheduled a special meeting for 4 p.m. today at the town hall building after a Thursday meeting violated North Dakota open meeting laws by using a silent vote to approve an acting president and update bylaws. On Thursday FVA board...
July 1, 2016 - 6:37am
June 28, 2016
Jamestown Tourism exploring options for future building needs
The Jamestown Tourism Board of Directors is seeking more information on options for Jamestown Tourism’s future building needs. The board reviewed suggestions Monday from Jamestown Tourism staff members Searle Swedlund and Emily Bivens about how the board could explore options for...
June 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
LEAVING THE STATION Model train collection donated to Frontier Village
A new display in the depot building at Frontier Village highlights the golden era of trains in North Dakota. Dennis Kirschenmann of Fargo donated...
June 28, 2016 - 7:36am
June 20, 2016
Wagons Ho, Fort Seward wagon train hits trail for family fun
Roger Bucknell of Thornton, Iowa, said the Fort Seward Wagon Train fit his family's need for a fun family vacation this summer. Roger, his wife,...
June 20, 2016 - 4:43pm
June 10, 2016
Horses to replace two at Frontier Village
Frontier Village will soon have two new horses pulling the stagecoach, the Frontier Village Association Board learned Thursday. Karen George, the caretaker of the horse and pony operations at Frontier Village, said that after an inspection by veterinarian Dawn Entzminger, it was...
June 10, 2016 - 6:59am
May 13, 2016
FV to be host site for astronaut's items
Frontier Village will soon be a host site for items belonging to Richard Hieb, a Jamestown native who went on to become an astronaut and flew on three NASA space shuttle flights in the 1990s. The news came at the end of the Frontier Village Board meeting Thursday when Tina Busche,...
May 13, 2016 - 6:59am