The Fargo Moorhead MSA is served by a variety of trusted utility providers, including cooperative, investor owned and municipal providers. Your choice of utility provider depends mainly on location. Below is a list of providers, by category, that may serve you.


Fargo Moorhead’s communication service providers offer reliable carrier-grade services and are committed to the latest technologies. Their full range of services include redundant metro ethernet, redundant dark and spectrum fiber, co-location, optical OCx with both local and regional SONET protection, DS1 and DS3 carrier grade services.

Multiple fiber routes connect local providers to extensive statewide networks in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Additional state- and nation-wide POPS include AT&T, Verizon, Qwest, Sprint, 360 Networks, Enventis (a division of HickoryTech), Dakota Carrier Network and SDN Communications.

Some area providers include: Enventis, Dakota Carrier Network, CenturyLink, Midcontinent Communications, 702 Communications, Cable ONE


Utility providers in our area are ready and willing to work with your company to analyze your energy needs and recommend appropriate services. Our electricity rates are among the most economical in the region. In order to maintain reasonable prices while minimizing their impact on the environment, our service providers are diligently adding renewable resources to further diversify their electric generation portfolios.

Providers: Cass County Electric Cooperative, Xcel Energy, Ottertail Power Company, Moorhead Public Service

Natural Gas

Natural gas continues to be one of the most economical energy sources for heating and manufacturing processes. Technology advances have increased the efficiency of equipment making it a cost-efficient energy source. In addition to being a comfortable, convenient energy source, natural gas has the added benefit of being more environmentally friendly than many other energy resources. Xcel Energy, the natural gas provider in our area, will help you analyze what type of service might be best for your new or growing business.

Water & Sewer

Water service and sewer treatment services are available from individual municipalities and through the rural water direct, or from a family’s own well. Water rate charts are available upon request.