THE DULLUM FILE Remembering '97
It's the seventeenth anniversary of the 1997 Red River Valley flood. Pictured above along withyours truly is reporterLaura Gallegos and photographer Brian McKenty on the day President Bill Clinton and... Posted on 4/19/14 at 6:43 AM
RENEW ND Protect, connect, and beautify Downtowns and riverfront
Creating a beautiful river connection while protecting downtown has been a long time coming. Being a small part of the 2001 - 2002 Downtown Framework plan as a citizen was fun and that plan, in tangen... Posted on 10/1/13 at 8:00 AM
AMERICAN RED CROSS MINN-KOTA REGION Red Cross Wraps Up Second Summer of Feeding for 'Rebuild Minot'
The 2011 Souris Riverflooding devastated homes and businesses throughout Minot, North Daklota and several neighboring communities. During that the time, the Red Cross provided sheltering, food, and cl... Posted on 9/4/13 at 10:01 AM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Summer Flood to a Trickle
In 1975, 26.30 inches of rain and melted snow was recorded. At the time it was the 15th wettest year on record. Much of the excessive rain that year occurred in June when 9.40 inches was recorded. Tha... Posted on 8/23/13 at 10:48 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN S for Stadium Lights
Produced for Preservation in Pink
From the Sports Arena:
Many of us have our preferences when artefacts come to mind. Some like old buildings, like cathedrals, skyscrapers and even old apartment comp... Posted on 7/22/13 at 6:02 AM
FARGO – A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland and Wilkin counties that would be submerged in the event of a 100-year flood because of the diversion, beyond the area that already would be under water regardless of the project, according to officials.
FARGO – With the threat of a federal injunction from project opponents looming, diversion leaders moved ahead Thursday with a ring levee around three communities south of the Fargo-Moorhead area in hopes of starting construction in July.
MINTO, N.D. - U.S. Highway 81 is closed through Minto Thursday morning, the result of flooding caused by an ice jam on the Forest River. The road was closed at about 3 a.m., approximately 90 minutes after water started threatening the road, according to Walsh County Emergency Manager Brent Nelson.
Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, April 10, 2014
FARGO – A warm-up next week is expected to unleash the spring thaw in the southern Red River Valley, with mild to moderate flooding still expected, according to an outlook issued Friday by the National Weather Service.
DULUTH, Minn. — Allegations in a lawsuit challenging the planned construction of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project rely heavily on future determinations that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has not yet made, attorneys for the project argued Thursday in seeking the dismissal of most counts.
FARGO – A group of Fargo-Moorhead diversion opponents suing local leaders in federal court over the proposed flood protection project say they plan to ask a federal judge to block construction of a ring levee south of the metro, a controversial piece of the project.
FARGO - With three major floods in the past five years, and the threat of one last year, beating back a rising Red River has nearly become a springtime tradition here.
So what happens in a year like this one when the river is, for once, tame?
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