End of the Line: The Capitol Trolley

End of the Line: The Capitol Trolley

Dustin White Editor The 1800s were a time of great change. In 1803, Lewis and Clark first set out on their expedition to explore the…

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Heartbeat of Twin Cities: Chief Looking's Village

Heartbeat of Twin Cities: Chief Looking’s Village

Dustin White Editor “A heart in the middle of Bismarck-Mandan, beating with the cadence of the Mandaree Singers. An older city within cities. Not a…

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A once thriving Mandan Village: On-A-Slant

A once thriving Mandan Village: On-A-Slant

Dustin White Editor Two hundred years before the United States would be formed, families from three villages decided to come together to build a fortified…

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Exploring the History of the Mandan

Exploring the History of the Mandan

Dustin White Editor At the height of their civilization, around 15,000 Mandans occupied their Heart River towns. The impact they had on the area has…

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Connecting the Cities of Mandan and Medora

Connecting the Cities of Mandan and Medora

Dustin White Editor There has been a long history connecting the cities of Mandan with Medora. It would be Edgar Haupt, the president of the…

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Living in a Dark Dakota: On the Streets of the Wickedest City

Living in a Dark Dakota: On the Streets of the Wickedest City

Dustin White Editor History is a work in progress. As new pieces of information are discovered, the past continues to be written and rewritten.  The…

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Wonder of an Old Photo

Wonder of an Old Photo

A Past Restored Dustin White Time is just a series of fleeting moments. Often it passes, without much acknowledgement; just giving way to the future. …

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The History of St. Patrick's Day

The History of St. Patrick’s Day

Once again, the time of the year in which rivers run green is approaching. For those of us who have some Irish heritage, it is…

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In Support of Double Ditch

In Support of Double Ditch

Dustin White Editor As Bismarck and Mandan were experiencing the effects of the historic flood of 2011, a local landmark was becoming endangered. Perched on…

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This Week in History, March 11-18

This Week in History, March 11-18

March 11: 1886: Damaging evidence in the murder trial against Gilbert was seen in court. J.J. Jackman and J. Laudgrebe both testified to having seen…

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