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Filmmaker introducing the world to the 'real North Dakota'

November 21, 2011View for printing

It's seems everywhere we turn, National News is talking about North Dakota's strong economy, but what about the people behind contributing to the states success the everyday North Dakotan. Megan Lowry introduces to a local Filmmaker who is introducing the world to the 'real North Dakota'

Meet Matt Fern, a native of Bismarck and professional filmmaker (Matt Fern) "I got the idea for Daily Dakotan from traveling around the country doing various film projects and when ever I would say I'm from North Dakota I'd get these blank stares and everyone pictures the movie Fargo or thinks we all live on a farm so I wanted to do a documentary that represents present day North Dakota."


From now till the end of the year one episode will be released Monday though Thursday. With special bonus features released on Friday.

You can view them on or at

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