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April 8, 2013
Sandbag-making part of pre-wedding times
FARGO -- Galit DeWitz and her friends had a swinging bachelorette party Saturday -- if you count making sandbags as a tear-it-up, rip-snortin',...
April 8, 2013 - 4:32am
March 26, 2013
Fargo, Cass to sandbag together
FARGO -- The city and county will combine sandbag-filling efforts next week to begin fighting what may be one of the worst floods in recorded...
March 26, 2013 - 7:26am
March 25, 2013
DL Basin residents fear some progress lost
GRAND FORKS -- The respite people living in North Dakota's flood-plagued Devils Lake Basin enjoyed in 2012 likely will be short-lived. The lake has a 25 percent chance of rising 3 feet this year, surpassing the record elevation of 1,454.3 feet above sea level set in 2011, according...
March 25, 2013 - 4:26am
March 22, 2013
Hoeven says sequester won't affect flood control
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says the Army Corps of Engineers assured him that mandatory budget cuts will not affect flood protection efforts in the state. The senator met Thursday in Washington with Maj. Gen. John Peabody, a division commander with the corps....
March 22, 2013 - 11:33am
NWS: Souris River could flood in rural areas
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- The Souris River in northern North Dakota is expected to exceed flood stage in many rural areas this spring. National Weather Service hydrologist Allen Schlag says additional snowfall has increased the amount of water in the region that will runoff into the river....
March 22, 2013 - 9:33am
March 13, 2013
Dam releases being increased on Souris
MINOT (AP) -- Officials this week plan to start releasing more water from Lake Darling Dam on the Souris River upstream from Minot to increase storage capacity as the spring flooding season nears. The Minot Daily News reported that the increases are considered minimal and well within...
March 13, 2013 - 7:35am
March 9, 2013
Changes on diversion amendments likely, but doubts linger
BISMARCK -- House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo said Friday he is open to contributing more state funds toward the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project, though whether the project will be able to make use of the money remains in doubt. Carlson met with Fargo city officials...
March 9, 2013 - 7:39am
February 22, 2013
Letter to the editor: Diversion plan protects 92 percent of county's people
As I think of this region's need for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project, I am reminded that the Cass County (North Dakota) Emergency Operations Center has been activated four times in the last decade for long, grueling bouts of flood response duty. Today, we have a plan in...
February 22, 2013 - 6:23am
February 17, 2013
ND commission to fund flood protection study
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the State Water Commission will cover the $45,000 cost of a study for a flood protection project along the Souris River. The study is required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help determine if the federal government will share...
February 17, 2013 - 10:00am
February 11, 2013
Other Views: Flood plan: A dose of reality
A preliminary schedule for a Minot flood protection plan was laid out last week for members of the city council, and one thing is crystal clear after that presentation: Should Minot opt to move forward with the current plan, it will be a long, costly process with construction stretching...
February 11, 2013 - 6:35am
February 4, 2013
'Bathtub' concerns property owners
HICKSON, N.D. -- In 2009, emergency workers used the Knickerbocker Liquor Locker in Hickson as a flood operations center because the building...
February 4, 2013 - 6:58am
December 10, 2012
2013 will bring buyout offers for 56 Fargo homes
FARGO -- Ann and Todd Haggart are 26-year residents of River Drive South in Fargo. Ann Haggart said even though they're ready to accept a buyout...
December 10, 2012 - 6:54am
Diversion ring dikes could help
The idea of building ring dikes to protect communities upstream from the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project is not new. Local diversion proponents were talking about the ring-dike option as soon as the diversion plan incorporated water staging areas near and around vulnerable...
October 10, 2012 - 7:19am
September 17, 2012
Flood plan holdouts dig their heels in
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Every night, Tamra Gullickson takes an evening stroll along the river here, and every night more and more of them appear. "Like weeds," her husband Dennis says. Large, brown dumpsters sprout up in the unkempt yards of emptying riverfront homes as more homeowners...
September 17, 2012 - 10:00am
Holdouts could hurt insurance hopes
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- As devastating as the 2009 flood here was, city officials were astonished to discover it was only being labeled a "50-year event." "That really was a wakeup call," Mayor Mark Voxland said. Looking to lessen their dependence on emergency services and better protect...
September 17, 2012 - 8:00am