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Grafton, N.D. – Jul... Posted on 7/12/10 at 2:20 PM
Brent Nelson, emergency manager for Walsh County, said crews continued to monitor the rising Park River, which was at 13.42 feet in the city early Wednesday, approached 16 feet by late afternoon and was projected to reach a record 16.5 feet late Wednesday or early Thursday.
The Pembina River rose to just over 21 feet overnight Tuesday at Neche, N.D., reaching 21.08 feet at 7 a.m. Major flood stage is 20.5 feet. The river is expected to gradually rise to near 21.5 feet by Saturday.
The 2010 Walsh County Election is officially final — finally. The county canvassing board certified the results Tuesday, confirming what the officials initially believed, that 310 ballots that had been hand-tallied inadvertently were added to the totals twice.
The city of Grand Forks is getting federal and state grants worth $291,000 to improve public transportation for veterans and other riders in six northeast North Dakota counties. The money would be used to create a system to coordinate transit throughout the region.
In what could be a state record for the per-acre value of farmland, an 80-acre parcel in North Dakota’s Walsh County sold for $800,000, or a whopping $10,000 per acre, at public auction Thursday in Grand Forks.
Community Action agencies distributed some of the Sunland Inc. peanut butter to clients in August. Postcards with disposal instructions have been mailed to about 800 clients served in Grand Forks, Nelson, Walsh, and Pembina counties.
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