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  • We will never know the full extent of the 1918 flu pandemic in North Dakota. The virus hit the state at a time of poor public health administration, with no state health department. The official death count of 1,378 people is almost certainly an undercount. One estimate in recent years put the death toll at more than 5,100 North Dakotans.
  • The final months of World War I collided with the terrible flu pandemic of 1918. The war facilitated the global spread of the virus, and many service…
  • The community of Lisbon, North Dakota is putting a new spin on the old saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” In this case, it takes a community to…
  • The European Union Ambassador to the United States is spending some time in North Dakota as he tries to learn more about the U-S – outside the Washington…