If you added up the crowds that have gathered for MSU Moorhead’s Fourth of July fireworks show, you’d have a very big number.  Over the course of almost four decades, hundreds of thousands have viewed the pyrotechnic extravaganza that ends the celebration at Nemzek Field.

The 2011 show will go on, thanks to a timely gift from American Crystal Sugar. President David Berg contacted us this morning to announce a $10,000 donation to support the fireworks.  ”We hope this covers the funding lost due the city’s decision, and that it will allow the fireworks display to continue for 2011,” he wrote.  It will.

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