In Spring Break Of 1969, Thousands Of Party-Goers Raided An Unsuspecting North Dakota Town
North Dakota has always been known as a place where people live quietly, where most people get along and not a whole lot of big news comes out of it. People who live in any of the many small towns in the state usually like it this way, and it isn’t often disrupted. In the crazy year of 1969, however, a single, unsuspecting small town in North Dakota was descended upon by thousands of people and what resulted was one of the state’s only recorded riots. What happened that year, and how did it lead to a riot in North Dakota? Let’s find out…
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Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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