The sign read, “Highway under construction. 72-mile detour.”
Honestly, I didn’t believe the sign. Whoever heard of a 72-mile detour? By the time we figured out the sign meant what it said, we were too far down the road to consider turning back.
When the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory in Mandan celebrated its centennial in 2012, a publication commemorating the milestone was produced, titled “The Taming of the Prairie: A Century of Agricultural Research.”
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North Dakota Living is recognizing history this month, with stories about women in agriculture and the beginnings of the Bank of North Dakota. In that vein, we thought it appropriate to look back on our own history, as the magazine of North Dakota’s electric cooperatives since 1954.