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    Fourth of July

    by Fewf Written Jul 29, 2006

    Fondest memory: On the Fourth of July, the central square was surrounded by small stands--food and otherwise--and hosted performances, including one by the school band. A good time to see the place, because everyone was not only out, but concentrated in one place, in what is normally a pretty spread-out town. The next block over hosted a car show with some impressive local vehicles, new and old (and some VERY old, but in near-mint condition). The fire truck came with the ladder in order to hoist the US flag as high as possible. Unlimited free watermelon was given out in the afternoon.

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  • Sugarbeets and sunflowers

    by cardsfan66 Written Feb 11, 2004

    Favorite thing: Grand Forks Air Force Base

    Fondest memory: I was stationed at the Air Force base from 1988-1993. The people off base, "towners" where really friendly. Some had problems with us "basers" but everybody got along. I remember a winter when it was -40 below windchill. You just stayed inside.....He he he
    When the weather warmed up to 0 the people had shorts on barbequing outside!
    While stationed there, I also went to Fargo, N. Dakota...about hour south . I went skidiving. It was fantastic! This town is or was a great place to raise a family and low cost of living. The crime rate was low and you could write a check anywhere. Cant tell you what its like now though sorry. thats all folks

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