A city of eastern North Dakota on the Red River north of Fargo. Established as a fur-trading post in the early 1800s, it is the seat of the University of North Dakota (founded 1883). The city suffered a devastating flood in 1997.
Grand-forks Sentence Examples
The chief manufacturing centres are Fargo and Grand Forks.
The larger municipalities with the population of each in 1905 were: Fargo (12,512), Grand Forks (10,127), Jamestown (5093), Bismarck, the capital, (4913), Minot (4125), Valley City (4059), Dickinson (3188), Wahpeton (2742), Mandan (2714), Grafton (2423) and Devils Lake (2367); in 1905 there were fifteen other municipalities each with a population of more than 1000.
The Methodist Episcopal Church maintains Wesley College near Grand Forks (formerly the Red River Valley University at Wahpeton), affiliated with the state university.
1804) erected a trading post for the North-West Fur Company on the site of the present Grand Forks.
He is president of the Plastic Surgery Institute in Fargo, North Dakota, and is a clinical associate professor of plastic surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks.