This view from the grandstand shows extensive flooding at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot.

For the first time since 1965, the North Dakota State Fair won’t go on. On July 17, Fair Manager Renae Korslien announced that the nine-day event, scheduled to begin July 22, has been cancelled due to flooding. Korslien said North Dakota will lose out on $30 million in economic impact from the annual event, which attracts 300,000 attendees, 46,000 competitive exhibits and 600 commercial...


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