BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The Bismarck Civic Center is hosting the
annual Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase.
Officials say a record 263 vendor booths will be open for the
showcase Friday through Sunday.
The Agriculture Department runs the Pride of Dakota program to
help North Dakota companies promote and market their products. More
than 500 companies are members.
Holiday Showcases already have been held this year in Fargo,
Grand Forks and Minot.