North Dakota is a big place with a small population: 750,000. So, farmers send a lot of their harvest overseas, and elected officials know full well: Exports are the state’s lifeblood.
The Red River in Fargo, North Dakota broke a 112-year-old record last Friday morning when it rose past 40.33 feet ? the highest level ever measured. Joining The Takeaway are local residents and a Red Cross spokeswoman.