The Griggs-Steele Empowerment Zone (GSEZ) was created as part of a federal program focused on providing highly distressed urban and rural communities new opportunities for economic growth and revitalization.  Set in eastern North Dakota, GSEZ consists of Steele County and one census tract in Griggs County.  Located in the 
Griggs County cenus tract are the communities of Cooperstown, Hannaford, and Binford.

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