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September 13, 2013
Minot taking suggestions for riverfront project
FARGO, N.D. (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...
September 13, 2013 - 1:33pm
August 12, 2013
Enjoying a reversal of fortune: Despite high waters at lake, the city of Devils Lake is booming
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Two or three years ago, steady streams of heavy trucks and other construction vehicles snarled traffic in and around the lake as workers scrambled to raise roads and expand the levee protecting the city from rising waters. City officials at one point considered...
August 12, 2013 - 6:25am
June 25, 2013
Flash flood watch issued for Stutsman, other counties
A flash flood watch has been issued for northwest and central North Dakota this afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service stated. "Slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are expected across northwest and central North Dakota this afternoon through this evening,"...
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June 25, 2013 - 11:48am
June 23, 2013
FEMA provides $185 million since flooding 2 years ago
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided more than $185 million the Souris River Valley recover from flooding that struck two years ago The Minot Daily News reports that FEMA also manages a program providing temporary housing. It helped 2,100 households...
June 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 22, 2013
Two years later, Minot still rebuilding
MINOT -- Two years ago, Jennifer and Ryan Kelley evacuated their 1924, two-story home after city officials said water from the Souris River may break through the city's levee. Jennifer, then a chef at a local restaurant, and Ryan, a senior airman in the Air Force, then spent a few...
June 22, 2013 - 7:18am
Valley City cleans up after storms
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- Residents here are cleaning up basements and yards after storms Thursday night and early Friday dumped nearly 7 inches of rain on the community. Mark Frazier, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, said Valley City received the highest...
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June 22, 2013 - 6:13am
June 21, 2013
Flooding forces 75,000 from west Canada homes
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Calgary's mayor said Friday the flooding situation in his city is as under control as it can be -- for now. Officials estimated 75,000 people have been displaced in the western Canadian city. Mayor Naheed Nenshi said the Elbow River, one of two rivers that...
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June 21, 2013 - 1:10pm
June 15, 2013
Jamestown Reservoir level dropping
(John M. Steiner / The Sun) A woman and child take a walk Friday on the road leading to the nearly flooded bridge to the island at Jamestown Reservoir.
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June 15, 2013 - 6:18am
June 14, 2013
No clues found in search for N.D. farmer lost in April flood
June 14, 2013 - 6:55am
June 10, 2013
Once-flooded zoo exhibit has a hands-on feel
DULUTH, Minn. -- The barnyard exhibit at the Lake Superior Zoo is back, and it has gone touchy-feely. "This is where someone who has never been exposed to wildlife or nature can step into a facility and actually touch an animal, whether it's a goat or a miniature horse," said Peter...
June 10, 2013 - 6:56am
RRV study will look at flooding effect of surface drains
FARGO -- The Red River Valley landscape is etched with extensive drainage systems designed to remove water from farm fields to prevent crop losses. Critics, including Fargo city officials, have complained for years that the drains exacerbate Red River flood crests. Defenders, including...
June 10, 2013 - 6:04am
June 4, 2013
US Highway 52 closed south of Minot due to flooding
US Highway 52 closed south of Minot due to flooding The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have closed US Highway 52, one mile south of Minot due to flooding.
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June 4, 2013 - 10:41pm
May 26, 2013
San Antonio area braces for more possible flooding
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio and the surrounding counties along rain-swollen rivers were bracing Sunday for the possibility of more flooding amid storm predictions. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for seven counties until 6 p.m. Sunday, saying thunderstorms...
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May 26, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 6, 2013
This river will rise
(Logan C. Adams / The Sun) The James River flows south under the railroad bridge in northwest Jamestown Sunday evening. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday that releases would hold steady for the weekend at 450 cubic feet per second from Jamestown Dam and 100 cfs from...
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May 6, 2013 - 4:45am