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Published June 03, 2012, 03:42 PM

ND, Texas Willow City sister cities to Celebrate

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Willow City is celebrating its 125th anniversary and the town has invited residents from Willow City, Texas for the festivities.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Willow City is celebrating its 125th anniversary and the town has invited residents from Willow City, Texas for the festivities.

The Minot Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/L3meaM) that North Dakota's Willow City in Bottineau County is celebrating its anniversary from June 28 to July 1. Three couples from the Texas city are slated to make the 1,400-mile trip to North Dakota.

Willow City, North Dakota was founded in 1887. That's the same year the Texas town of Willow changed its name to Willow City.

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Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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