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Lake Tewaukon, named for a prehistoric Shaman called The Great Khan or Te Wauk Kon, is located in southeastern North Dakota in Sargent County. The white man named it variously "Pole Cat Lake" and "Skunk Lake" in the 1830s--probably due to the smell of rotting vegetation along the edges of the lake.

The lake is fed by the Wild Rice River from the west. The river exits to the east and travels northeast to empty into the Red River of the North.

The terrain surrounding the contains a number of pothole wetlands which complement the rolling glacial till plain which forms the prairie. It has given rise to multi-use Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge.

Location: Cayuga North Dakota 58013

(Wahpeton) Bagg Bonanza Farm
(Wahpeton) Kidder Recreation Area
(Cayuga) Lake Tewaukon
(Sisseton) Lake Traverse
(Lisbon) Sheyenne National Grassland

09/26 Coming to The Cayuga area
Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festivals Moorhead MN June28-29 The Midwest Viking Festival is an outdoor gathering of craftsmen, musicians and living history enthusiasts, from throughout the upper Midwest, who specialize in bringing the Viking Age back to life.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.