BISMARCK, N.D. — Construction of earthen levees to protect against flooding in Bismarck and Mandan should be completed long before planned maximum releases at the Garrison Dam, the Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday.
By James MacPherson, The Associated Press
, May 29, 2011
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana communities took advantage of a break in rainy weather to clear flood debris from homes and roadways as states downstream prepared for floodwaters from the higher elevations and releases from their own burgeoning dams.
By Stephen Dockery, The Associated Press
, May 29, 2011
LODGE GRASS, Mont. — Rain-swollen rivers that have swamped Montana towns could keep flooding the region for another month or more as melting mountain snow delivers a second slug of water to the soggy Northern Plains.
By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
, May 27, 2011
High water levels on the Missouri River have closed or restricted access at virtually every public boat ramp from the Garrison Dam south to the Maclean Bottoms area, according to Bob Frohlich, North Dakota Game and Fish Department fisheries development coordinator.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — City officials in Bismarck on Thursday said some residents should start making plans to leave their homes if necessary, after the Army Corps of Engineers said it will be releasing even more water from Garrison Dam on the Missouri River earlier than predicted.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to North Dakota to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by flooding beginning on Feb. 14, 2011, and continuing.
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