Morning headlines: Rising flood risk heightens tension in rural Cass County

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Oscar Tronnes watches a presentation Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at Kindred High School of the flood outlook for the area. A meeting will also be held from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Harwood Community Center, 210 Freedland Dr., Harwood.
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KINDRED, N.D. — Piles of late-season snow and persistent cold weather have increased the flood risk in the Red River Valley , leaving rural communities in Cass County in a vulnerable spot.

Cass County Engineer Jason Benson told The Forum those rural areas could experience a flood impact similar to 2019.
Full story here.

Moorhead Police Department to join neighbor in sporting body cameras

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Moorhead police will begin using body cameras like the one seen in this image. Forum file photo.

MOORHEAD — Police officers in Moorhead will add another piece of equipment to their vests next week after a year and a half of behind-the-scenes planning .


“Well, the time is almost here for our body cams,” Moorhead Police Captain Deric Swenson told Moorhead City Council during their meeting on Monday, March 27. Full story here.

Minnesota lawmakers advance universal background checks on gun sales, 'red flag' bill

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Last year almost 6,000 guns were confiscated by airport security across the country.
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ST. PAUL — In the wake of a deadly school shooting this week in Nashville, new gun restrictions are moving forward in the Minnesota Legislature after years of stalling under a divided government. Full story here.

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