THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge Nr. 24: The Red Rock Bridges
Our 24th Mystery Bridge profile (as I counted the unusual bridge type in a salty German city as nr. 23) features not only one bridge, but as many as five, all going back to Marion County, Iowa, whic... Posted on 5/16/13 at 5:53 AM
THE NEW FORTY The land that time forgot...
Fargo took the Midwest title in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. Fargo advanced to the Final Four after beating out International Falls by a mere forty votes. Well, at least t... Posted on 3/30/13 at 11:24 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Die winter, die!... Posted on 3/28/13 at 10:46 AM
RENEW ND Better than the cover of Rolling Stone
FM Matbus is this months cover feature of national Mass Transit magazine. It's the first time they've ever put two people on their cover, but they wanted to honor the way Fargo and Moorhead work toget... Posted on 2/7/13 at 8:10 AM
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
FARGO – The city of Fargo, in conjunction with Pifer’s Auction and Realty, will conduct the sale of several homes acquired by the city through voluntary acquisition at 1 p.m. March 18 in the Commission Room at City Hall, 200 3rd St. N.
North Dakota proposal would block state funding
FARGO – Red River diversion supporters warned Monday that a Fargo lawmaker’s proposed amendments to a state funding bill could kill the flood control project.
Mike Nowatzki and TJ Jerke, Forum News Service
, February 25, 2013
Potential for continued drought is bigger concern
FARGO – Rest easy, sandbaggers.
The Red River here has only a 6 percent chance of reaching major flood stage this spring, according to a flood outlook released Thursday by the National Weather Service.
Initial plan includes ring levee around Oxbow, communities
of Bakke, Hickson
FARGO – The Flood Diversion Authority approved a draft memorandum of understanding on Thursday with the city of Oxbow that will guide planning for a ring levee around Oxbow and the nearby communities of Bakke and Hickson.
MOORHEAD – Every night, Tamra Gullickson takes an evening stroll along the Red 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 accept city buyouts and leave the area.
HARWOOD, N.D. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Harwood Community Center to share information regarding the agency’s revised Preliminary Cass County Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Flood Insurance Study.
ST. PAUL – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the
F-M Diversion Authority will host a public meeting in Moorhead the evening of Sept. 13, to update the public on the proposed changes to the project, including the channel alignment at the southern end of the project.
Numerous flow options for future $1.8 billion Red River diversion highlighted
FARGO – Metro Diversion Authority officials received a “high-level update” Thursday about forthcoming – and potentially significant – changes that might be recommended this fall for the $1.8 billion Red River diversion project.
FARGO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from St. Paul, in cooperation with the Diversion Authority, will be hosting a public open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn to provide design updates for the northern end of the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project.
FARGO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority are hosting a public open house Tuesday to provide project design updates for the first segment of the proposed Red River diversion project.
Proposal could impact 1,000 fewer acres along Red River
KINDRED, N.D. – Members of the Diversion Authority’s Agricultural Policy Subcommittee are considering a slight design change that could affect 1,000 fewer acres along the proposed Red River diversion channel west of Fargo.
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