Home of Five Governors

The good life is a little different in Casselton.

It’s something to be able to say your state’s governor once called your town home. Casselton can say it five times over, six if you count a governor who served twice. It’s a unique status in politics and governance, not just in North Dakota but across the United States. No other town in the state can say as much, and we’d be surprised if there was another community in the nation that could make the same claim. North Dakota governors who were born or lived in Casselton:

We honor all five of our governors in Governor’s Park with a tree and a bench dedicated to each. We call them “our governors” because, no matter which political party they represented, regardless of what they accomplished in office and aside from what they did or have gone on to do after leaving the capital, Casselton is where they started out.

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Watering Restrictions in Effect

The summer season has started out very dry.  Residents are asked to be diligent in following the watering restriction policy.  Every year beginning April 15, each residence with an even house number can water lawns and gardens (this includes washing vehicles) on even-numbered days, and each residence with an odd house number can water lawns […]

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City of Casselton, ND

City of Casselton, ND