The Official Newspaper for Foster County

Johnson Township, population center of N.D.

This rural township is 'in the middle of nowhere' and has 15 people.

Here's why it's ND's population center.

SYKESTON, N.D. - Johnson Township in Wells County is a remote square filled with farmland and rolling prairie punctuated by ponds and sloughs.

It's farm country - corn, soybeans and wheat are the chief crops - and a good place to hunt ducks, drawing hunters from as far away as Kentucky and...