LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO Worth The Drive: Wilkin Drink & Eatery, Breckenridge, MN
On Saturday, Jake and I set off for Breckenridge, MN, about 45 minutes south of Fargo.
Jake's coworker had recommended The Wilkin Drink & Eatery which has been locally owned and operated for over... Posted on 5/21/12 at 6:59 PM
The annual drawdown of Lake Traverse will begin Tuesday, two weeks earlier than normal, in an effort to reduce the spring flooding potential in the Red River Valley, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Paul.
A wood stove was the apparent cause of a mobile home fire that seriously injured a 52-year-old rural Lidgerwood, N.D., man early today. Ken Bohnenstingl was taken by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, Minn., and later flown by jet from Wahpeton to a Twin Cities burn center, Lambrecht said.
Bob Merritt, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources hydrologist in Detroit Lakes, criticized the corps for “trotting out” its flood options to the public last week before taking a hard look at the environmental impacts.
Fargo-Moorhead television news directors esaid the rules – from banning microphones on the desk at which board members are seated to requiring the media to give heads-up they’ll attend open meetings – will interfere with their work and go against the spirit of the state’s open meetings law. Interim Superintendent Warren Schmidt said the school seeks to avert confusion, not to inconvenience reporters.
Authorities say a man in a car fired several shots from a handgun toward a mobile home shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday. A woman and eight children were in the home and yard, but authorities say no one was hurt.
A plan for permanent flood protection in the Red River Valley must come from local leaders and the federal government will fund 65 percent of projects approved by the Army Corps of Engineers, Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said at today's historic meeting in Washington.
Getting permanent flood protection in the Red River basin will be a marathon, the sort of complex project that could take decades to complete. So today’s first-of-its-kind gathering of local, state and federal officials on Capitol Hill to talk flood protection is just a step along the way.
Fargo’s air is the best in the nation, according to the American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2009 report. The Fargo-Moorhead-Wahpeton, N.D.-Breckenridge, Minn., metropolitan statistical area was the only one to appear on each of the report’s lists of cleanest cities for ozone, and 24-hour and year-round particulate pollution.
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