Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln are home to about 100,000 people. Every one of those 100,000 has a reason why they choose to live here. Some were born and raised here, some moved away and came back, and some are transplants from other parts of the country or even world. Each person has a unique story about why they chose to stay here. One thing all 100,000 of us have in common is that we live, work, and play in this small town, growing city.
We chose a few local people why they chose Bismarck, here are their stories: