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Ken Grothe, 83, was born and raised in Fort Ransom, N.D., and helped start the Sodbusters Association. He frequently gives tours of the Sunne Farm in Fort Ransom State Park.

All roads lead to Fort Ransom

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By Carrie Snyder

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FORT RANSOM, N.D. — While driving the winding road on what once was a 330-foot-deep, mile-wide glacial melt water trench, the curves and valleys made me feel like I was driving on the bottom of a lake.


That’s what it’s like to travel the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway from Valley City to Fort Ransom with Kathryn and Lisbon in between.

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