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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...
8/23/13 at 9:48 AM 15 Years Ago 4/5/12 at 7:16 AM
Aerial Photos 4/11/11 at 5:45 PM
Grand Forks mill rates steady, utility rates rise
The numbers are in and Grand Forks Mayor Mike Browns proposed 2014 city budget is shaping up to be free of mill increases, but will include a jump in utility rates. The citys property tax rate of abo...
7/22/13 at 8:21 PM Rhombus seeking $1 million loan for Opera House 7/8/13 at 8:04 PM
City Bits: Greater Grand Forks Greenway cleanup 5/17/13 at 4:09 PM
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...
7/22/13 at 5:02 AM 2013 Flood Aftermath: What's next? 6/20/13 at 5:50 AM
Flood Update: Records fall in Magdeburg and Wittenberge; Solidarity Pact used for flooding 6/10/13 at 5:26 AM
Free day at the zoo
One year after the flood forced the Lake Superior Zoo to close for a month, the zoo will offer free admission Thursday. This is a day set aside to celebrate our community and the overwhelming support...
6/18/13 at 11:00 PM Duluth seal makes BuzzFeed list 3/18/13 at 11:01 PM
Flood gifts 1/7/13 at 11:00 PM
If they stay, they pay.
Well, it seems the City of Moorhead is contemplating a new approach to addressing sandbagging costs in areas that are offered buyouts. The new proposed approach focuses on homeowners who don't take th...
5/29/13 at 9:49 PM Your grace period has arrived - make the most of it. 3/25/13 at 9:38 PM
The risk is rising... 2/21/13 at 8:57 PM
faith & family fridays: where the water swells, the spirit dwells
[Originally printed in The Forum newspaper Wednesday, May 1; reprinted with permission.] Where the water swells, the spirit dwells By Roxane B. Salonen, The Forum BRIARWOOD, N.D. When the Red Ri...
5/2/13 at 11:01 PM memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river 4/28/13 at 11:02 PM
mama mondays: kids carry the cross for flooded school 9/25/11 at 11:00 PM
Weekly Memo 4-26-2013
The Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page. WEEKLY UPDATE: Flood Update City Crews completed the boardwalk invisible flood wall in one day...
4/26/13 at 12:23 PM Flood Updates 4/22/13 at 4:52 PM
Duluth flash flooding brings reminders 6/20/12 at 10:37 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 12:02 PM
We Should've Moved to Alaska!
Uffda," I said to Ole this morning when I looked out the window. "I think we should have moved to Alaska because the weather MUST be better up there than it is here." We've had 10 inches of heavy wet ...
4/15/13 at 8:13 AM OLE DOESN'T HAVE TO BUILD AN ARK THIS YEAR 4/6/13 at 8:45 AM
Life at the Bumpuses 4/4/12 at 7:40 PM
Legislative notebook: Senate DFL not on board with surcharge
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Senate Democrats do not want to place an income tax surcharge on the richest of the rich, but they are looking into expanding a new tax the governor wants on the to...
3/20/13 at 6:22 PM Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees 3/8/13 at 3:24 PM
Updated: Dayton asks federal government for storm loans 8/15/12 at 10:35 AM
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one person that same chunk of time has been a career. My ...
9/29/12 at 6:21 AM
The Whole Story in 12 Words
A while back I was working on a story about the massive 2009 flood here in Jamestown for a company-wide project. The story ended up not getting used, but before it ended, we asked the project leader h...
9/25/12 at 8:24 AM Rainstorm Strikes Jamestown 8/14/11 at 3:02 PM
Flooding: Emergency Management Coordinator Interview 3/19/10 at 6:07 AM
Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday. What she brought out ...
6/23/12 at 11:00 PM
Orthodox Church Preserved Through Duluth Flooding
The temple of the Greek Orthodox Church in Duluth, Minnesota was preserved from any serious damage in the recent flooding, despite high waters in the streets around it. Here is Fr. Timothy's descripti...
6/22/12 at 8:32 AM Rebuilding an Orthodox Temple After Minot's Flood in Light of the Ascension 5/25/12 at 7:54 AM
Photos of the Flooding of Minot's Orthodox Christian Temple 7/25/11 at 10:40 PM
An Easter Oval
Ever since the flood wall went up at the end of our street, some of us have wondered, Whats with those blank ovals? Every so often theres a huge oval just sitting in the midst of the bricks and morta...
4/8/12 at 7:00 AM Realtors: Is there a market for a home with an indoor pool? 6/27/11 at 9:29 AM
It's eerie! 4/12/11 at 3:19 PM