Surprising Differences: Eastern & Western North Dakota Folks
Let me start off by saying, I have lived most of my life in eastern North Dakota. However, after spending two plus years in the west, I have noticed several differences between an eastern North Dakotan and a Western North Dakotan. Culture, mannerisms, even the way they talk.
Some of these differences are subtle, others are as big as a mile wide.
So, let's get to it. Let's celebrate our differences as North Dakotans.
Surprising Differences Between Eastern & Western North Dakota People
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