Bismarck, ND, sale barn to closeFebruary 20, 2012 - 1:40pmbusiness/agriculture
FARGO, N.D. -- Arlon Voge publicly announced his retirement and the shuttering of his Farmers Livestock Exchange in Bismarck, N.D., on his 65th birthday.
Voge says he hadn't planned on closing the market he'd owned for three decades and rebuilt a decade ago after a fire. The facilities, located on the east side of Bismarck, N.D., had been a sale barn since 1936, he says. Sales will end Feb. 28.
"When I bought that place 31 years ago there...