Fargo, North Dakota

What is Fargo, North Dakota known for?


building school

throughout the world. Oak Grove began as a one building school house that housed mostly Norwegian (Norway) school girls. The dormitories that housed students were closed in 2001. Students who originally hailed from outside the state or out of country may now live with host families. High school and college Helling attended Lakota High School in Lakota, North Dakota for three years, before graduating from Shanley High School in Fargo, North Dakota. He was a letterman in football (American football), basketball, and baseball. In football, he was a three-time All-Conference honoree. zoo_name Red River Zoo location Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota, USA (United States) coordinates at Grand Forks, North Dakota (w:Grand Forks, North Dakota). Manitoba officials feel that this year flooding should not be as bad as the 1997 flood. Polish (Poland) and Chinese (China) experts have come to survey the Red River Floodway, and Dennis Walaker (w:Dennis Walaker), mayor (w:mayor) of Fargo, North Dakota (w:Fargo, North Dakota) recognises the need for Red River flood defences down river. "Every town that you drive by from the Canadian (w:Canada) line up to Winnipeg is either elevated or ring-diked," said Walaker. Saberi has dual-citizenship as an Iranian-American, and she grew up in Fargo (w:Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota. She lived in Iran for six years while working as a journalist for news media organizations including the BBC (w:BBC). On January 31, four members of the Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran (w:Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran) took her from her home to face charges of spying for the United States. She was convicted and sentenced to eight years in jail, however this was reduced to a suspended sentence of two years. After returning to the United States, Saberi met with U.S. Secretary of State (w:United States Secretary of State) Hillary Clinton.


public television

, and Red River Broadcasting owns Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) affiliate KVRR. Forum Communications, which also owns ''The Forum'', owns ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WDAY-TV and WDAY radio (WDAY (AM)). Major Market Broadcasting owns independent station (independent station (North America)) KRDK-TV, which was formerly CBS affiliate KXJB. Prairie Public Broadcasting (Prairie Public Television) operates Prairie Public Television KFME-TV

Grand Forks , (121st largest nationally), making up the eastern half of the state, and Minot (Minot, North Dakota)-Bismarck (Bismarck, North Dakota) (158th), making up the western half of the state. at Grand Forks, North Dakota (w:Grand Forks, North Dakota). Manitoba officials feel that this year flooding should not be as bad as the 1997 flood. Polish (Poland) and Chinese (China) experts have come to survey the Red River Floodway, and Dennis Walaker (w:Dennis Walaker), mayor (w:mayor) of Fargo, North Dakota (w:Fargo, North Dakota) recognises the need for Red River flood defences down river. "Every town that you drive by from the Canadian (w:Canada) line up to Winnipeg is either elevated or ring-diked," said Walaker. Saberi has dual-citizenship as an Iranian-American, and she grew up in Fargo (w:Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota. She lived in Iran for six years while working as a journalist for news media organizations including the BBC (w:BBC). On January 31, four members of the Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran (w:Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran) took her from her home to face charges of spying for the United States. She was convicted and sentenced to eight years in jail, however this was reduced to a suspended sentence of two years. After returning to the United States, Saberi met with U.S. Secretary of State (w:United States Secretary of State) Hillary Clinton.


based

Dakota , accounting for nearly 16% of the state population. Based on 2010 census numbers. 105,549 (Fargo pop.) 672,591 (ND pop.) 15.7% Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County (Cass County, North Dakota). According to the 2013 United States Census estimates, its population was 113,658.

Results - Cass County accessdate 2010-10-04 with a voting percentage very close to the percentage Obama received in the entire nation, while John McCain won the majority of votes in the entire state of North Dakota. Economy The economy of the Fargo area has historically been dependent on agriculture. That dominance has decreased substantially in recent decades. Now, the city of Fargo has a growing economy based on food processing, manufacturing, technology, retail trade

of North Dakota State College of Science. Located in the Skills and Technology Training Center on 19th Avenue North in Fargo, NDSCS-Fargo serves as the home to academic programming and non-credit training. Fargo is also home to several private institutions, including Rasmussen College, a branch location of the University of Mary, and Masters Baptist College operated by Fargo Baptist Church. The University of Jamestown's Doctor of Physical Therapy program is based in Fargo. Until


local based

, North Dakota, they have some local-based content in their local newscasts. KBRR is based in Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, but rebroadcasts KVRR of Fargo. KXJB and KVLY are also based in Fargo, but have studios in Grand Forks. KCPM (KCPM (TV)) is also based in Grand Forks, but does not carry local newscasts. KGFE is part of the Prairie Public Television and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television and also doesn't carry newscasts. The local Cable TV carrier is Midcontinent Communications. East Grand Forks has a local weekly newspaper, ''The Exponent''. The regional daily newspaper is the ''Grand Forks Herald'', printed in Grand Forks. The TV stations are either from Grand Forks or Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), while most of the radio stations are from Grand Forks or Thief River Falls (Thief River Falls, Minnesota). WDAZ is the only TV station in the area that produces local newcasts. Though KXJB, KVLY-TV, and KBRR broadcast out of Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota, they have some local-based content in their local newscasts. KBRR is based in Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, but rebroadcasts KVRR of Fargo. KXJB and KVLY are also based in Fargo, but have studios in Grand Forks. KCPM (KCPM (TV)) is also based in Grand Forks, but does not carry local newscasts. KGFE is part of the Prairie Public Television and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television and also doesn't carry newscasts. The local Cable TV carrier is Midcontinent Communications. Newspapers Erskine is home to the ''Erskine Echo'', a weekly newspaper which began publishing before 1900. Other available weekly newspapers include the ''McIntosh (McIntosh, Minnesota) Times'' and ''The 13 Towns'' (published in Fosston (Fosston, Minnesota) for the 13 townships of eastern Polk County). Area daily newspapers include the ''Crookston Times'' (Crookston (Crookston, Minnesota)), ''Grand Forks Herald'' (Grand Forks (Grand Forks, North Dakota), North Dakota), ''The Forum (The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead)'' (Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota), ''The Bemidji Pioneer'' (Bemidji (Bemidji, Minnesota)), and the ''Star Tribune'' (Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota)), available via subscription or in vendor boxes. Radio and Television Erskine has no radio or television stations, but nearby Fosston (Fosston, Minnesota) is home to three radio stations. Other radio and television stations from Bemidji (Bemidji, Minnesota), Crookston (Crookston, Minnesota), Thief River Falls (Thief River Falls, Minnesota), Grand Forks (Grand Forks, North Dakota), Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), and Winnipeg can be picked up in Erskine. Other radio and television stations from Bemidji (Bemidji, Minnesota), Thief River Falls (Thief River Falls, Minnesota), Crookston (Crookston, Minnesota), Grand Forks, ND (Grand Forks, North Dakota), and Fargo, ND (Fargo, North Dakota) can also be received. There is one local newspaper, "The 13 Towns", with additional newspapers ''Grand Forks Herald'' (Grand Forks), ''The Forum (The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead)'' (Fargo, ND), ''The Pioneer'' (Bemidji), and ''Star Tribune'' (Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota)) available via subscription or at newsboxes. thumb Former site of Marcoux Corner bar (Image:Marcoux corner minnesota.jpg) '''Marcoux Corner''' was a prominent landmark on an otherwise bleak stretch of U.S. Highway 2 (U.S. Route 2) in Polk County (Polk County, Minnesota), between Mentor (Mentor, Minnesota) and Crookston (Crookston, Minnesota) at the intersection with Minnesota Highway 32 (Minnesota State Highway 32). At this spot, originally settled by Edward Joseph Marcoux in 1927, a roadhouse and tavern were established in a former school building relocated in the late 1930s from Cisco (Cisco, Minnesota) in Badger Township (Badger Township, Minnesota), which remained in operation throughout the latter half of the 20th century. After passing through more than a dozen owners, the business closed in 2001. Shortly thereafter, the building was burned down intentionally by the fire department. A regionally popular a cappella singing group whose members hail from Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), Anoka and Crookston has taken its name, "Marcoux Corner", from the former watering hole. Kevin Taylor, Marcoux Corner's lead tenor, took a notorious second place in a texting competition in Minot (Minot, North Dakota), North Dakota in 2007. Geography Leal is located in Edna Township in the northeastern part of Barnes County (Barnes County, North Dakota). It is at Grand Forks, North Dakota (w:Grand Forks, North Dakota). Manitoba officials feel that this year flooding should not be as bad as the 1997 flood. Polish (Poland) and Chinese (China) experts have come to survey the Red River Floodway, and Dennis Walaker (w:Dennis Walaker), mayor (w:mayor) of Fargo, North Dakota (w:Fargo, North Dakota) recognises the need for Red River flood defences down river. "Every town that you drive by from the Canadian (w:Canada) line up to Winnipeg is either elevated or ring-diked," said Walaker. Saberi has dual-citizenship as an Iranian-American, and she grew up in Fargo (w:Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota. She lived in Iran for six years while working as a journalist for news media organizations including the BBC (w:BBC). On January 31, four members of the Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran (w:Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran) took her from her home to face charges of spying for the United States. She was convicted and sentenced to eight years in jail, however this was reduced to a suspended sentence of two years. After returning to the United States, Saberi met with U.S. Secretary of State (w:United States Secretary of State) Hillary Clinton.


plays current

, Minnesota . It is owned by Go Radio Broadcasting, a division of Triad Broadcasting. The station runs a Hot AC (Hot Adult Contemporary) format which plays current and past popular pop and Top Forty songs. '''KVOX-FM''' (99.9 FM (FM broadcasting), "Froggy 99.9") is a radio station located in Fargo, North Dakota (licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to twin city Moorhead, Minnesota), owned by Go Radio Broadcasting, a division of Triad


history science

and Mount Pleasant, Utah, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley in 1911. After two years of graduate work he returned to teaching, mostly in northern California, including the towns of McCloud (McCloud, California) and Weaverville (Weaverville, California). He taught history, science and Latin. He continued graduate studies at the University of California in Berkeley in 1923 - 1924. Andrews was born in Cass County, North Dakota, where he attended public school. In 1944


love radio

to Harwood, North Dakota) broadcasting the K-LOVE radio network, airing a contemporary Christian music format. - Urban Plains Center Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota) North Dakota 6,000 6,000 5,000 2008 - In 2006, KDSU 91.9 FM of Fargo, North Dakota began simulcasting some of KFJM's programming, including "Into the Music with Mike Olson" and ''The World Cafe with David Dye (World Cafe)'' during the midday. '''Fargo North High School


independent weekly

'', an independent weekly newspaper, also operates in the community. North Dakota State University's student paper, ''The Spectrum (NDSU Spectrum)'', is printed twice weekly during the academic year. The city is also served by other publications such as OPEN Magazine (OPEN (North Dakota magazine)), Area Woman, From House To Home, Bison Illustrated and Valley Faith. Fargo is also home to several radio and television stations. Gray Television owns NBC and CBS affiliate KVLY-TV


independent professional

Independent Baseball Organization started in 1996 and is a 5 Time Northern League Champion and current member of the American Association (American Association of Independent Professional Baseball) * Fargo Post#2 of the North Dakota American Legion baseball league * Fargo Marathon * Fargo Force, a tier 1 USHL hockey team. * Fargo Moorhead Derby Girls (FMDG) women's roller derby league was founded in May 2009 and plays at the Civic Center downtown Fargo. Every game

of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (an independent professional baseball team that is part of the American Association (American Association of Independent Professional Baseball)). * North Dakota Horse Park - Features live racing and betting. * Red River Zoo - A zoo that features 80 species of animals. Also includes a restored 1928 carousel.

''' are a professional baseball team based in Fargo, North Dakota, in the United States. The RedHawks are a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. The RedHawks have played their home games at Newman Outdoor Field since 1996, when the team started as a member of the Northern League (Northern League (baseball, 1993–2010)). As of 2011, the team plays in the American Association of Independent


summer early

'') ****Helsinki, Finland (''Dfb — winter somewhat drier than summer'') Early life, education, and early political career Collin Peterson was born in Fargo, North Dakota, grew up on a farm in Baker, Minnesota, and received his B.A. at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Fargo Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, the Fargo Division's main routes were from Dilworth to Mandan, North Dakota. The division encompassed 1,167 route miles; 216 in main line

Fargo, North Dakota

'''Fargo''' is the largest city in the State (U.S. state) of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population. Based on 2010 census numbers. 105,549 (Fargo pop.) 672,591 (ND pop.) 15.7% Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County (Cass County, North Dakota). According to the 2013 United States Census estimates, its population was 113,658.

Founded in 1871 and located on the Red River of the North floodplain, Fargo is a cultural, retail, health care, educational, and industrial center for Eastern North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota. In addition, Fargo is home to North Dakota State University.

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