STAFF BLOG RED RIVER VALLEY FLOOD 2011 Edgewood goes under
Even with the lower expected crest, Edgewood golf course couldn't hold back the Red. On Sunday, the course had patchy flooding, mostly around the ponds on Nos. 8 and 9 visible from the clubhouse.
On ... Posted on 4/29/13 at 4:58 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Tips for following The Forum's flood coverage
We at The Forum and Inforum.com will have tons of info on the flood in the coming days and weeks. Here are some tips on how to find and use the flood coverage that we provide.
"Plus" marks the spot -... Posted on 4/22/13 at 4:40 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Moderne ou Historique? The newly rebuilt Sutliff Bridge
What is modern and what is historic, when we look at bridges in general? This question is very difficult because it is based on the individual bridge and its appearance. Sometimes we cross a truss b... Posted on 10/17/12 at 4:19 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Whole Story in 12 Words
A while back I was working on a story about the massive 2009 flood here in Jamestown for a company-wide project. The story ended up not getting used, but before it ended, we asked the project leader h... Posted on 9/25/12 at 9:24 AM
Residents of Cavalier, N.D., are returning home at 7 a.m. today, some 60 hours after being evacuated as a safety precaution after the flooding Tongue River threatened Renwick Dam west of the city.
But officials warn they might have to leave again, if conditions worsen.
By Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, May 24, 2013
The threat of a possible dam failure on a river near a northeastern North Dakota city appears to be easing, and officials were considering Thursday when 1,300 evacuated residents would be able to return to their homes.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
Blake Nicholson and Dave Kolpack, Associated Press
, May 22, 2013
It’s been a couple of very good months for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. The North Dakota Legislature appropriated sufficient funding for Fargo flood control projects, and signaled that state support for the diversion was solid. The U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, which includes authorization for permanent flood control in the Red River Valley, which includes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-favored diversion.
Rising waters in Crystal, a small town in northeast North Dakota, began driving people out of their homes Monday evening as heavy rains pushed rivers back up to flood levels around the region.
Andrew Kirking, emergency manager for Pembina County, said sheriff’s deputies and other emergency workers began helping people leave already flooding homes by about 6 p.m.
By Kevin Bonham and Stephen J. Lee, Forum News Service
, May 21, 2013
Rains that began over the weekend are expected to continue in the Red River Valley through at least tonight, leading to a National Weather Service flood warning for creeks and rivers in the region.
There’s also a chance for spotty, overland flooding.
By Dave Olson, Forum News Service
, May 21, 2013
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