In celebration of North Dakota and it's history the new Blue Book has been published.
In a ceremony Nov. 2 the first copy of the new book was presented to the Lieutenant Governor.
The book collects the story of North Dakota and each publication includes a theme.
This year's being Pride of Dakota.
The book is said to contain facts and statistics about the state not readily available in other publications.
"It helps us also prepare for the future if we know where we've been, and the people who have contributed to make North Dakota what it is today and what it is going to become in the future," said Al Jaeger, (R) ND Secretary of State
18 editions of the book are available online you can find links to them on the Secretary of State's Office's website: sos.nd.gov