Fargo, North Dakota

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Fargo is a city in and the county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States.wikipedia
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North Dakota

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Fargo is a city in and the county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States.
Its capital is Bismarck, and its largest city is Fargo.

List of cities in North Dakota

Cities in North Dakotaeighteenth largestfifteenth largest city
The most populous city in the state, it accounts for nearly 17% of the state population.

Cass County, North Dakota

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Fargo is a city in and the county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States.
Its county seat is Fargo, the most populous city in the state.

Fargo–Moorhead

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Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2018 contained a population of 245,471. Fargo-Moorhead boomed after World War II, and the city grew rapidly despite a violent tornado in 1957 that destroyed a large part of the north end of the city.
Fargo–Moorhead is a common name given to the metropolitan area comprising Fargo, North Dakota, Moorhead, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities.

North Dakota State University

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The city is also home to North Dakota State University. There are several other museums in Fargo including The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, The Fargo Air Museum, The Courthouse Museum, The Roger Maris Museum in West Acres Shopping Center, the North Dakota State University Wall of Fame in the Scheels All Sports store and the historic Bonanzaville village (West Fargo).
North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more commonly known as North Dakota State University (NDSU), is a public research university located in Fargo, North Dakota.

Twin cities

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Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2018 contained a population of 245,471.

Fargo tornado

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Fargo-Moorhead boomed after World War II, and the city grew rapidly despite a violent tornado in 1957 that destroyed a large part of the north end of the city.
The Fargo tornado was a violent and deadly tornado that struck Fargo, North Dakota, on Thursday, June 20, 1957.

West Acres Shopping Center

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In 1972, the West Acres Shopping Center, the largest shopping mall in North Dakota, was constructed near the intersection of the two Interstates. There are several other museums in Fargo including The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, The Fargo Air Museum, The Courthouse Museum, The Roger Maris Museum in West Acres Shopping Center, the North Dakota State University Wall of Fame in the Scheels All Sports store and the historic Bonanzaville village (West Fargo).
West Acres Shopping Center is a regional shopping mall located in Fargo, North Dakota near the intersection of Interstate 29 and 94.

Red River Valley

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Fargo sits on the western bank of the Red River of the North in a flat geographic region known as the Red River Valley.
The population centers of Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba developed in the valley as settlement by ethnic Europeans increased in the late nineteenth century.

2009 Red River flood

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Since the potentially devastating 2009 Red River flood, both Fargo and Moorhead have taken great strides in flood protection, only a near record flood would cause concern today.
Communities along the Red River prepared for more than a week as the U.S. National Weather Service continuously updated the predictions for the city of Fargo, North Dakota with an increasingly higher projected river crest.

Red River of the North

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Fargo sits on the western bank of the Red River of the North in a flat geographic region known as the Red River Valley. Founded in 1871 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.
Downstream, it is bordered by the twin cities of Fargo, North Dakota – Moorhead, Minnesota, and Grand Forks, North Dakota – East Grand Forks, Minnesota.

Lake Agassiz

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The Red River Valley resulted from the withdrawal of glacial Lake Agassiz, which drained away about 9,300 years ago.
As the ice sheet melted northward, an early Lake Agassiz covered southern Manitoba, the Minnesota and Ontario boundary country, and along the Red River south of Fargo, North Dakota.

List of United States cities by population

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According to the 2018 United States Census estimates, its population was 124,844, making it the 222nd-most populous city in the United States.

Sanford Health

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Sanford Health is a non-profit, integrated health care delivery system, with its headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with additional offices in Fargo and Bismarck, North Dakota, and Bemidji, Minnesota.

Fargo Public Schools

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The Fargo Public Schools system serves most of the city, operating fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high schools: Fargo North High School, Fargo South High School, Judge Ronald N. Davies High School, and an alternative high school (Woodrow Wilson).
Fargo Public Schools (FPS) is a public school district in Fargo, North Dakota, United States.

Noridian Mutual Insurance Company

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Noridian Mutual Insurance Company is an insurer headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, United States.

Moorhead, Minnesota

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Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2018 contained a population of 245,471.
Moorhead is bordered on the west by the Red River of the North and the city of Fargo, North Dakota.

Fargodome

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The Fargodome routinely hosts concerts, Broadway musicals, dance performances, sporting events, as well as fairs and other gatherings.
Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome is an indoor athletic stadium located in Fargo, North Dakota, on the campus of North Dakota State University (NDSU).

Fargo North High School

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The Fargo Public Schools system serves most of the city, operating fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high schools: Fargo North High School, Fargo South High School, Judge Ronald N. Davies High School, and an alternative high school (Woodrow Wilson).
Fargo North High School, more commonly known in the district as Fargo North or North High, is a public high school located in Fargo, North Dakota, United States.

Shanley High School

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The John Paul II Catholic Schools Network operates Holy Spirit Elementary, Nativity Elementary, Sullivan Middle School, and Shanley High School.
Shanley High School (formerly Sacred Heart Academy), is a Catholic high school located in Fargo, North Dakota and operated by the Diocese of Fargo as part of the John Paul II Catholic Schools Network.

Scheels All Sports

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There are several other museums in Fargo including The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, The Fargo Air Museum, The Courthouse Museum, The Roger Maris Museum in West Acres Shopping Center, the North Dakota State University Wall of Fame in the Scheels All Sports store and the historic Bonanzaville village (West Fargo).
Scheels All Sports is an American privately held, employee-owned and operated sporting goods and entertainment chain store headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota.

Approval voting

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In 2018, Fargo became the first city in the U.S. to use approval voting for elections.
In 2018, Fargo, North Dakota passed a ballot initiative adopting approval voting for local elections, becoming the first United States city and jurisdiction to adopt approval voting.

Fargo South High School

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The Fargo Public Schools system serves most of the city, operating fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high schools: Fargo North High School, Fargo South High School, Judge Ronald N. Davies High School, and an alternative high school (Woodrow Wilson).
Fargo South High School, more commonly known as Fargo South or South High, is a public high school located in Fargo, North Dakota.

German Americans

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The top seven ancestry groups in the city are German (40.6%), Norwegian (35.8%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (6.5%), English (5.2%), French (4.7%), Italian (3.6).

Fargo Air Museum

There are several other museums in Fargo including The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, The Fargo Air Museum, The Courthouse Museum, The Roger Maris Museum in West Acres Shopping Center, the North Dakota State University Wall of Fame in the Scheels All Sports store and the historic Bonanzaville village (West Fargo).
The Fargo Air Museum is an aviation related museum in Fargo, North Dakota.