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The Peking Restaurant in West Fargo once housed the city of Riverside offices. David Samson

A tale of two cities: 25 years since Riverside and West Fargo merged

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An area of north West Fargo was once a whole other city.

And it wasn’t Fargo.

A portion of homes and businesses north of Main Avenue was once a part of Riverside, a small North Dakota town.


It’s been 25 years since the communities of West Fargo and Riverside became one city.

Until then, the two towns were separated by U.S. Highway 10, Riverside on the north side and West Fargo on the south side.

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