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Published March 02, 2013, 11:30 PM

The history of the Klan in the Red River Valley

In the mid-1920s, Ku Klux Klan attracted thousands of followers, wielded political power in area­­
FARGO - Three mischievous fans of the Roughriders’ hockey team flouted a taboo when they recently wore hooded Ku Klux Klan robes to taunt the opposing squad. But the Red River High School hockey spectators might not have known just how prevalent the Ku Klux Klan once was in the Red River Valley – nor that Grand Forks, home of Red River High, was a hotbed for the group, which railed against Catholics, blacks, Jews, Asians and foreigners.

By: Patrick Springer, INFORUM

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