Sheyenne River

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The Sheyenne River is one of the major tributaries of the Red River of the North, meandering 591 miles (951 km) across eastern North Dakota.The river begins about 15 miles (24 km) north of McClusky, North Dakota, and flows generally eastward before turning south near McVille. The southerly flow of the river continues through Griggs and Barnes counties before it turns in a northeastward direction near Lisbon. 
 
The river forms Lake Ashtabula behind the Baldhill Dam north of Valley City.It is crossed by several historic bridges, including the Lisbon Bridge and the Colton's Crossing Bridge in Lisbon, the West Park Bridge in Valley City, the West Antelope Bridge in Flora, the Romness Bridge near Cooperstown, the Westgaard Bridge near Voltaire, and the Nesheim Bridge at McVille.