It is also the country’s top producer of barley and sunflower seeds and a leader in the production of beans, honey, lentils, oats, peas, and sugar beets. North Dakota is home to the tallest man-made structure in the Western Hemisphere, the KVLY-TV mast. North Dakota is the only state in the country with a state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota. Countryaah.com: Offers a full list of nationwide and statewide holidays in North Dakota starting from January 1st – New Year’s Day. Also covers the most recent three years of public holidays within the state of North Dakota.