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FARGO — The Fargodome played host to a rodeo last week and a circus this weekend. Those events and the animals that go with them are probably more at home to some players on the North Dakota State football team than others.


Sophomore Landon Lechler, for instance, grew up on a farm five miles north of Beach, N.D. It wasn’t quite in Montana, but he could practically see it from there.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.