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Theodore Roosevelt National Park eyes set to increase fees

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

As part of a national initiative, Theodore Roosevelt National Park has proposed increasing entrance and camping fees for park-goers.

If passed, visitor fees would increase from $10 to $25 per vehicle and from $20 to $50 for an annual pass. Camping…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND Badlands featured in PBS documentary on ‘The Roosevelts’

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some might wonder if the much ballyhooed love affair between Theodore Roosevelt and North Dakota was a tourism promoter’s overheated exaggeration.
That’s a dim view old Four Eyes himself would likely reject, according to Clay Jenkinson, a Theodo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tour de North Dakota: International tourists visit popular sites in Richardton, Medora

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — It’s no New York City, but North Dakota, along with its upper midwest neighbors, is slowly gaining prominence as a popular international tourist destination.

The state’s prairies, history and deeply rooted cowboy culture are strong s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PHOTO: Pullover package

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured from left are Mitchell City Council President Jeff Smith, Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing Director Katie Knutson, Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink, Bonnie Barthel, Mitchell’s mascot Cornelia, Chasity Williams and Jimmy …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Pullover package

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured from left are Mitchell City Council President Jeff Smith, Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing Director Katie Knutson, Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink, Bonnie Barthel, Mitchell’s mascot Cornelia, Chasity Williams and Jimmy …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

How to sell South Dakota tourism: State homes in on advertising, social efforts

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Nearly 500 miles from South Dakota’s border, the Rushmore State was shown in prime position.
It was behind home plate at Major League Baseball stadium Miller Park in Milwaukee, as the Brewers took on their rivals, the Chicago Cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tourists battle Corn Palace construction

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you’re building, will they come?

That’s the question on the minds of tourism officials in Mitchell as a two-phase, nearly $7.2 million renovation of the Corn Palace ramps up just as this year’s tourist season begins. Mitchell Convention and Vis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD Tourism launches peak-season advertising

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s Department of Tourism has launched its peak-season advertising across the country.

This year’s campaign includes national and niche magazines, regional cable and network television, and other advertising methods in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MISKIMINS: Corn Palace gives us a chance to tell our story

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jacki Miskimins

Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau

We’ve all been there: You’re on a plane, or at a conference, or on your own vacation, and someone asks, “So where are you from?” Mitchell, South Dakota, you [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com