Fargo, North Dakota

What is Fargo, North Dakota known for?


show work

and riding a forklift" according to one observer, was mocked by Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's ''Daily Show''. Early years, education, professional


major productions

, in part, to the presence of three universities in the area. Most theatre and events are either promoted or produced by the universities, although there are several private theatre companies in the city including Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre (FMCT), Theatre 'B' in downtown Fargo, Ursa Major Productions, Music Theatre Fargo Moorhead, Tin Roof Theatre Company, The Entertainment Company and others. Music organizations in the area include the Fargo-Moorhead Opera, the Fargo-Moorhead


causing extensive

was 98,461. Grand Forks, along with its twin city (twin cities (geographical proximity)) of East Grand Forks (East Grand Forks, Minnesota), Minnesota, forms the center of the ''Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area'', which is often called ''Greater Grand Forks'' or ''The Grand Cities''. The city was struck by a severe flood in 1997 (1997 Red River Flood), causing extensive damage. With Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota) upstream from the bulk of the waters and Winnipeg with its flood control structures, Grand Forks became the hardest hit city in the Red River Valley. During the height of the flooding, a major fire also destroyed eleven buildings in the downtown area. Many neighborhoods had to be demolished to make way for a new levee system, which was ultimately completed ten years later. The land bordering the Red River was turned into a massive park known as the Greater Grand Forks Greenway. Since the flood, Grand Forks has seen both public and private developments throughout town. Two new, large sports venues opened in 2001, including the Alerus Center and the Ralph Engelstad Arena. In 2007, the Winnipeg-based Canad Inns hotel chain opened a 13-story hotel and waterpark adjacent to the Alerus Center. 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.


news open

the second television station in Central Pennsylvania (behind Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) affiliate WPMT) to broadcast local newscasts in high definition. The news open was modified to include the station's legacy logos while the set remained unchanged until newscasts returned to Studio B with a new set on February 5th, 2012. '''Gary Larsen''' (born March 13, 1942 in Fargo, North Dakota) was a defensive tackle in the NFL and played college football at Concordia


blending music

format blending music, news, talk, and radio dramas. It later became a Top 40 (Top 40 (radio format)) station, and changed to a mainly News Talk format in the 1980s. Co-owned station KCNN was the former home of "Hot Talk" until Scott Hennen was promoted for a talk-show host job on WDAY-AM in Fargo, North Dakota. "Hot Talk" became replaced with "Mac Talk" with Mike McNamara on KNOX, who was stationed in Iraq as a United States Marine Corps Marine


frequent guest

-up wireless communications company. He was a frequent guest host of the "Hot Talk" program on WDAY-AM in Fargo, North Dakota. Prior to his appointment to the cabinet, Schafer also served as an advisor and sometimes spokesperson for the North Dakota chapter of Americans for Prosperity, a nationwide limited-government pro-growth organization. '''KBMY''', channel 17, is the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate for western North Dakota. It is owned by Forum Communications, owners of eastern North Dakota's ABC affiliates, WDAY-TV in Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota) and WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks (Grand Forks, North Dakota). However, it is operated by Reiten Television, owners of the KX Television network of CBS affiliates. Operations are housed at KXMB-TV in Bismarck. 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.


year commitment

is scheduled to open in October 2012. In 1980 NET's founder, Mark Berchem, through CYC organized eighteen high school (High School) youth retreats around southern Minnesota. Young adults traveled in a van giving these retreats over a three week period in January. The following January three teams of youth were sent to Winona, Minnesota, Fargo, North Dakota, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In 1981 these missions (Mission (Christian)) extended to a full year commitment


major hit

-nance-p7209 biography Shortly after joining the band, Nance was given the trumpet solo on the first recorded version of "Take the "A" Train," which became the Ellington theme, a major hit and a jazz standard. Nance's "A Train" solo is one of the most copied and admired trumpet solos in jazz history. Indeed, when Cootie Williams returned to the band more than twenty years later, he would play Nance's solo on "A Train" almost exactly as the original. Life and career Klosterman was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota, the youngest of seven children to Florence and William Klosterman. 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.


historic red

country skis. Rose Creek and Osgood golf courses offer golfing lessons in the summer months. Fargo also has a skate park located near dike west and Island park. Fargo and sister city Moorhead also hold ferry rides during the summer, on the historic Red River, to promote education of the fertile soil of the Red River Valley. Sports * North Dakota State University, an NCAA Division I university with 14 varsity sports and club sports such as lacrosse * Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 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 in their 2009-2010 season was sold out. Sister cities Fargo has two sister cities: class "wikitable" style "background:lightgrey;" 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.


years education

and riding a forklift" according to one observer, was mocked by Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's ''Daily Show''. Early years, education, professional

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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