Dalrymple: Missouri River compact might be a good idea
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's governor said he thinks Missouri River states might collectively do a better job of managing flooding along the river than the Army Corps of Engineers, although it would require a change in the law before states could override the corps' authority.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Wednesday said he plans to broach the idea of a compact to his peers at an Aug. 19 meeting in Omaha, Neb., with other governors in the basin.
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