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In the record for July 24, 2017
Donald Trump's not-so-great sketch of the Manhattan skyline is going to auction
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Pool carnival set for Tuesday, July 25
nation and world
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
FAMILY FEUD: Carter holds off nephew at Jamestown Speedway
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Kim wins Marathon Classic by four shots
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Donna Mae Weber
Charles D. Schumacher
William "Bill" Well
Mahoneys have Yard of Week
Are you a plant hoarder?
Carrington research center seeks funds
DeMasi Bros. to perform in VC
Breach youth having ‘Grill-n-Chill’
Community calendar of events for July 24, 2017
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for July 20, 2017
Dalkes hold reunion in Jamestown
Ralph & Sonja Rudolph
April 17, 2017
F-M diversion breaks ground amid protest
RURAL HORACE, N.D. — As Patrick Loree, pastor of Horace Lutheran Church, delivered a prayer for the flood diversion that dignitaries would...
April 17, 2017 - 6:41pm
April 13, 2017
McFeely: F-M diversion judge's wife tight with Dayton
FARGO—Mark Dayton, the governor of Minnesota, doesn't like the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. Why, exactly, is unclear. Our best guess is that...
April 13, 2017 - 5:08pm
October 4, 2016
Minnesota's permit denial suggests F-M should keep on sandbagging
FARGO — The massive flood diversion is not needed by Fargo-Moorhead because emergency measures used in the successful 2009 flood fight...
October 4, 2016 - 6:46am
July 13, 2016
F-M Diversion closer to reality
I’sa weeks for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. Several positive developments have moved the massive project forward in substantive ways. Progress, which has been steady, if sometimes uneven, in the last few years, continues apace – so much so that it is likely construction on a...
July 13, 2016 - 6:53am
July 12, 2016
Feds formally commit to F-M diversion: It will be Red River Valley’s largest and most costly project
FARGO – With the stroke of a pen on Monday, July 11, a federal official formally committed his agency to help build the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, the Red River Valley’s largest and most costly public works project. Lowry Crook, a top civil works official with the U.S....
July 12, 2016 - 6:55am
May 17, 2016
No surprise in Minnesota DNR's final environmental report
FARGO—The main question the state of Minnesota's environmental review has about the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion seems not to be whether the $2.1 billion project can be built, but how its impact on upstream landowners can be minimized. The final environmental impact statement...
May 17, 2016 - 6:45am
December 23, 2015
Congressional delegation: Keep squabbling from threatening diversion project
FARGO—Fresh from the passage of a funding bill that could pay for the flood diversion, North Dakota's congressional delegation cautioned Diversion Authority officials Tuesday that the fight isn't even close to over. "We're in a tough competitive environment," said U.S. Sen....
December 23, 2015 - 7:15am
December 21, 2015
Diversion gets more good news
Supporters of the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion had reason to cheer last week. Several developments, including crucial federal funding, moved the massive, multiyear project ahead. As has been the pattern since the project was proposed and engineered, progress has been steady and methodical,...
December 21, 2015 - 7:23am
October 27, 2015
Fargo considers water storage project
FARGO—City leaders are studying the construction of what is essentially a lake nearly as big as Big and Little Detroit Lakes put together if the lakes were 6½-feet deep. But it would be no tourism destination because the "lake" would only be used to store flood water...
October 27, 2015 - 7:00am
October 15, 2015
Fargo, Moorhead leaders back diversion impact study
MOORHEAD,Minn.—A group of area business leaders mobilized Wednesday to underscore their continuing support for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead...
October 15, 2015 - 7:02am
October 7, 2015
Another good grade for project
Once again, good research is confirming that the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion will do much more good than harm. Once again, the best possible fact-based, objective analyses are undermining sky-is-falling opponents, who have tried to characterize the flood protection project as doing...
October 7, 2015 - 7:31am
September 3, 2015
Priority: General: F-M flood diversion is priority for Corps
FARGO — Compared to many other projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has on its plate nationally, the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion would...
September 3, 2015 - 7:02am
May 14, 2015
Work stopped on North Dakota ring dike work citing Minnesota environmental review
FARGO--The immediate result of a federal judge's order Wednesday was that construction of the Oxbow-area ring dike will "cease immediately,"...
May 14, 2015 - 6:32am
April 13, 2015
Fargo diversion funding questions
FARGO — The idea that the federal government may never fund the flood diversion project has crossed the minds of city leaders, and they do have a strategy, acting Mayor Tim Mahoney and other officials said Friday. "If nothing's going to happen then you go to the governor...
April 13, 2015 - 6:59am
February 14, 2015
Legislature debates Fargo flood projects
With oil revenue slumping, guarantee for immediate funding removed FARGO — State lawmakers have dialed back a bill to help out Fargo with its $240 million plan to build in-town flood protection, stripping from the proposal a guarantee of $60 million over the next...
February 14, 2015 - 7:09am