FARGO – Say goodbye to levees and sandbags, at least for another year. Flood cleanup should begin in earnest here on Wednesday.
FARGO – City Commissioner Brad Wimmer believes it’s time to change a “convoluted” city law that dictates where liquor stores can be located.
FARGO - During the flood of 2011, Mayor Dennis Walaker put it simply. When it comes to flooding, he said, “Predictions bother me.”
FARGO – It was a rough couple of weeks for the National Weather Service.
As spring took forever to bloom and snow kept falling, weather service forecasters warned in mid-April that there was a 40 percent chance of the Red River topping 2009’s record 40.84-foot crest.
FARGO – The Red River on Wednesday hit an apparent crest in Fargo-Moorhead just above 33 feet and began its slow descent.
FARGO – A federal bill that could authorize the $1.8 billion flood diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead is expected to reach the Senate floor Monday.
FARGO – The city could be in flood cleanup mode as early as next week as the expected crest of the Red River continues to drop and the flood of 2013 fizzles away.
FARGO – John Peterson watched as about 150 high school students stacked sandbags in his north Fargo neighborhood of Elm Circle, the icy river behind them finally flowing.
Measuring how much melt sinks into soil an inexact science
FARGO – The science of measuring how much of a spring snowmelt has sunk into soil – a crucial part of flood predictions – is far from perfect, and it’s one of the reasons forecasting the Red River’s rise has been difficult this year.
FARGO – Sandbagging efforts will begin here today as city leaders want to build levees up to 40 feet to prepare for a river crest late next week somewhere between 38 and 40 feet.
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