WELCOME TO NEW LEIPZIG, ND - THE SMALL FRIENDLY GERMAN TOWN ON THE DAKOTA PRAIRIE
Lake Tschida is managed locally by Tri-Cities Joint Job Development Authority (TCJJDA) in a non-profit cooperative agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.
All fees collected at the lake are reinvested in to the lake.
The Lake is being managed without the use of tax funds as a self-supporting nonprofit venture.
The dam and reservoir are managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for downstream flood control and irrigation.
Recreation areas around the lake offer fishing, boating, camping, and swimming. They are now managed by the TCJJDA.
Grant County was established on November 7, 1916.
The county consists of 1672 square miles with approximately 1,062,000 acres.
The county has 47 townships, of which 10 are organized. Current organized townships are: Elm, Freda, Howe, Lark, Leipzig, Minnie, Pretty Rock, Raleigh, Rock, and Winona.
Carson is the County Seat and the second largest city in Grant County. In 2014 287 people called Carson home.
Carson has many businesses, as well as the Grant County Court House. Roosevelt Public School is located here as well.
The city and surrounding area are served by a Volunteer Fire Department and a medical QRU (quick response unit).
Several Churches serve the spiritual needs of Carson. A local food pantry is also active in the community.
Elgin is the largest city in Grant County. The estimated 2017 population is 642. Elgin has many businesses, as well as the county's regional hospital: Jacobson Memorial Hospital and Care Center.
There is an active Volunteer Fire Department that serves the city and surrounding area. Elgin/New Leipzig Public School is home to the 2018 North Dakota State B Girls Basketball Champions. Dakota Hill Housing, an assisted living center plays an active role in meeting the needs of many Grant County seniors.
The offices of the "Official Newspaper of Grant County" are located in Elgin.
Leith was founded in 1910 along a Milwaukee Road branch line that separated from the railroad's Pacific Extension in McLaughlin, South Dakota, and ran to New England, North Dakota.
The name was given by railroad officials and comes from the harbor town of Leith near Edinburgh, Scotland.
News, videos and editorials of events and public meetings from around Grant County.
Most citizens do not attend public meetings and that is why videos are indisputable as to the content of the meetings.
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