Tourism industry officials in North Dakota are gathering in Minot this week for a conference.
The annual North Dakota Travel Industry Conference attracts about 200 professionals each year for education and networking sessions.
Connie Rae Azure "hit rock bottom" before she decided to turn her life around and away from drugs. Azure, of New Town, is the first person to participate in the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation District Court's new Warriors of the 21st Century Program. Seven other people have joined the program since Azure.