The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing outflow from Baldhill Dam from 160 cubic feet per second to 200 cfs. The water released from Baldhill Dam enters the Sheyenne River as it travels through West Fargo, causing unsafe ice conditions.
Construction on North Dakota's $1.2 billion Red River Valley Water Supply Project will take place this summer in three locations. The project will carry Missouri River water to central and eastern North Dakota to augment water supplies during extended droughts.
A group of volunteers including students from Valley City State University worked for several days in October to collect and move thousands of mussels in the Sheyenne River just east of Kathryn and about 18 miles south of Valley City.