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Thomas Hazinski, a consultant from HVS Convention Sports and Entertaiment Facilities, gives a presentation to the Fargo Dome Authority Monday, Feb.10, 2014, about the economic impact of a new convention center in Fargo.David Samson / The Forum

Fargodome consultant: Downtown convention center could cost more to operate

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FARGO – If a new convention center is built in Fargo, it could cost more to operate it downtown than if it were attached to the Fargodome.


The Fargo Dome Authority received an hour-long presentation Monday detailing the economics of a new convention center, which dome officials say is needed for Fargo to remain competitive as an event location.

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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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