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SHEYENNE RIVER

For more than a week, people in rural Horace have been watching water creep toward their homes, rush over and close off roads, and fill farm fields.  
The Sheyenne River is subsiding in the Kindred area, but is expecting to crest at Harwood over the weekend.
Two dams on the Maple River, one northeast of Enderlin and the Upper Maple River Dam near Hope, have been doing a good job of moderating flooding impacts along the Maple River.
Heavy rains prompted Valley City to adjust for a Sheyenne River crest that was four feet higher than first expected.

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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.
The Sheyenne Water Trail will run through four North Dakota counties and through the scenic Fort Ransom State Park.
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.
Today's drought doesn't compare to the 1930s. The Red River in Fargo stopped flowing for 823 days beginning on July 25, 1932, the longest stretch on record that the river stopped running.
Anyone with information on the big cat's whereabouts is asked to call the police.
The proposed project would place about 2,400 cubic yards of fill along 270 feet of the Sheyenne River.

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Officials are not releasing the woman’s age or name at this time to give the family more time to notify her extended family.
WEST FARGO — The city of West Fargo and the West Fargo Fire Department remind residents to avoid walking on frozen retention ponds and the Sheyenne River to prevent falling through the ice.
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.

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