Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed, left, leads a prayer group Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Elks Lodge in Dickinson, N.D. Dickinson’s small but growing Muslim community has been using the facility for special Friday prayer since December. Nadya Faulx/Dickinson Press

Ramadan brings North Dakota town's small Muslim community closer


DICKINSON, N.D. - Last weekend Muslims around the world, and in North Dakota, started to observe the beginning of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and reflection.

Every day through July, from sunup to sundown, they will abstain from eating and drinking.

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