BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will kick off a day-long celebration marking North Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood Saturday, August 16, with an opening ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. on the Capitol grounds. The celebration is the first of two signature events scheduled to commemorate the state’s quasquicentennial and will showcase the best of North Dakota with home-grown entertainment, food, crafts and kids’ activities. The second event will take place on Nov.