Red River Zoo’s new exhibit to feature North American wildlife

"You're going to be able to see bison, pronghorn antelope, sand hill cranes as well as a new prairie dog exhibit."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you’re looking to encounter North Dakota wildlife you may not have to go very far. The Red River Zoo’s four acre expansion project “Scheels Pride of the Prairie” is under construction. The exhibit will feature an ecosystem of plants and animals that are native to North America. “This exhibit is going to be absolutely fantastic….

Norsk Hostfest Called Off For A Second Straight Year Due To Pandemic

MINOT, N.D. — (AP) The coronavirus pandemic has taken down one of North Dakota’s most popular festivals for a second straight year. The Norsk Hostfest in Minot bills itself as the largest Scandinavian festival in North America. Event officials cited concerns about COVID-19 hurting the tour business and travel, as well as whether participants would be willing to gather in…

Doosan Bobcat Adding 100 Jobs

WEST FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s largest manufacturer is adding 100 jobs. Doosan Bobcat employs more than 3,300 people in the state and nearly 4.000 throughout North America, including at manufacturing facilities in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Headquartered in West Fargo, Doosan Bobcat manufacturers a variety of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, and provides attachments and services. Categories: Local…

Rugby, North Dakota Considered Geographic Center of North America…Again

The town of 2,800 people lost the title last year after the city allowed its trademark to lapse

RUGBY, ND — Rugby, North Dakota is once again the geographic center of North America. The town of 2,800 people lost the title last year after the city allowed its trademark to lapse. Hanson’s Bar in Robinson, North Dakota snatched the title away. Rugby officials said in a statement that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has returned the trademark…