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May 20, 2014
Serbia Declares National Mourning, Flood Toll Rises
BELGRADE, May 20 (Reuters) - Serbia on Tuesday declared three days of national mourning and reported another death in the worst rainfall to hit the Balkan region in living memory, even as the rising River Sava threatened more havoc. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said...
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May 20, 2014 - 12:20pm
May 2, 2014
Flood warnings in place for eastern U.S.
WASHINGTON — Flood warnings were posted across the eastern United States on Thursday after a powerful storm system unleashed record amounts of rain from New England to Florida. The remnants of the storm that dumped up to 11 inches of rain in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday had...
News/Nation and World
May 2, 2014 - 7:15am
April 11, 2014
High water in Walsh County: Drivers tempt fate on flooded roads as sandbagging begins
MINTO, N.D. — There was more than 3 feet of water flowing over a section of U.S. Highway 81 on Thursday morning, but the driver of the car...
April 11, 2014 - 7:03am
March 22, 2014
Gate City takes part in program
The Rebuilders Loan Programs were developed by the North Dakota Legislature to assist residents in rebuilding after the 2011 floods in Minot and surrounding communities. The programs offered loans at a 1 percent interest rate so people who were affected by the flood could get back...
March 22, 2014 - 7:42am
March 13, 2014
Diversion funding on the way
Without fanfare, North Dakota’s senators announced last week that yet another installment of funding for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion has been released to the Corps of Engineers. The new $6.3 million from already appropriated money will help complete 2014’s design and planning...
March 13, 2014 - 7:30am
February 22, 2014
Chance of flooding here low this spring
The odds of flooding in the James River basin this spring are low, according to the hydrologic outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Bismarck Thursday. “It’s hard to anticipate problems unless we have significant early spring rains,” said Allen Schlag, hydrologist...
February 22, 2014 - 6:39am
February 4, 2014
Diversion ‘option’ is a sham
The latest missive from opponents of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion is a bad makeover of an option that was shelved because it is unworkable. The nonsense comes from the same folks who want everyone to believe “we are not against the diversion,” we only want it changed. Trouble...
February 4, 2014 - 7:28am
January 25, 2014
Runoff could be a flood factor here
It is not the amount of snow on the ground of the James River basin but the frozen ground beneath it that has hydrologists at the National Weather Service concerned. The NWS issued its January hydrological outlook on Friday. It will issue its first spring flood outlook on Feb. 25. “There...
January 25, 2014 - 6:42am
So far, so good: Early RRV flood outlook says low risk of major flooding
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The risk of major flooding is low this spring in the Red River Valley, according to the initial spring flood outlook released Friday by the National Weather Service. “But, there’s a lot of winter yet to unfold,” the report said. It’s also unlikely the...
January 25, 2014 - 6:41am
December 7, 2013
Flood stage for Red River in Wahpeton increased
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Officials say flood stage on the Red River in Wahpeton will be bumped up by 1 foot to reflect better permanent flood protection measures. The change was initiated by the National Weather Service and was approved by local emergency managers. It is slated to...
December 7, 2013 - 7:50pm
December 1, 2013
Pioneer Village Museum recovering from flood
MINOT, N.D. — The newly cleaned and refurbished train depot and country school at the Pioneer Village Museum on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds are signs of recovery from the Souris River flood of 2011. Bruce Brooks, treasurer of the Ward County Historical Society, said he...
December 1, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 14, 2013
Application process opens for Minot flood grants
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Homeowners in Minot affected by the Souris River flooding in 2011 can begin applying for grants to help with repair costs, while the city prepares to buy out more homes to make way for a flood protection project. The grant application period opened Monday and...
October 14, 2013 - 9:33am
New life for Minnewaukan: New subdivision, out of flood zone, getting power, water
MINNEWAUKAN, N.D. -- Debbie Dyste is the first resident of a new subdivision being built two miles northwest and substantially higher than this...
October 14, 2013 - 5:31am
September 23, 2013
Colorado flood search narrowed to six missing; body found
DENVER - Disaster teams in the flood-stricken foothills of Colorado have accounted for all but half a dozen people in the aftermath of deadly torrential downpours nearly two weeks ago and authorities on Monday reported finding the body of an eighth flood victim. After rescuing thousands...
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September 23, 2013 - 6:00pm
September 14, 2013
Minot taking suggestions for project
MINOT (AP) -- Minot officials are looking at ways to spruce up areas that were flooded two years ago. More than 4,000 homes, businesses and other structures were affected when the Souris River spilled its banks in June 2011. Many flood-damaged homes remain boarded up. The River...
September 14, 2013 - 1:33pm