STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Hey! You’re treading on my turf
My mom used to say you could take a stool out to the garden, sit down and watch the asparagus grow. According to her, thats how fast the spears shot up. I never did try that experiment but I think the... Posted on 4/26/13 at 5:32 PM
THE NEW FORTY The land that time forgot...
Fargo took the Midwest title in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. Fargo advanced to the Final Four after beating out International Falls by a mere forty votes. Well, at least t... Posted on 3/30/13 at 11:24 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Die winter, die!... Posted on 3/28/13 at 10:46 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! 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... Posted on 9/25/12 at 9:24 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Tuesday meeting to start writing disaster-relief bill
Minnesota legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton staffers plan to meet Tuesday as they begin writing a bill to provide disaster relief.
The 11:30 a.m. meeting in the state Capitol will be the first of what... Posted on 8/2/12 at 1:18 PM
As usual in the Red River Valley this time of year, there is a lot of talk about the potential for spring flooding. There’s much discussion about the forecast accuracy and the area’s preparations for flooding.
Flooding in the Red River Valley continues shifting northward with rising river levels north of Drayton, N.D., and falling river levels south of Oslo, Minn., the National Weather Service said Wednesday.
Full water service was restored Wednesday to nearly 2,500 people in extreme northeastern North Dakota after a washout along a county ditch carved a giant ravine and threatened a rural water line that serves the Pembina County communities of Leroy, Neche, Pembina and Joliette, N.D.
Flood warnings are in effect in Polk, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Hubbard and southern Beltrami counties until 6 p.m. Tuesday as snow continues to melt and rain is expected Monday night, the National Weather Service said on Sunday.
Double-crested cormorants will be controlled at Lake Vermilion in northeast Minnesota this spring in an effort to limit the number of birds that eat yellow perch and potentially small walleyes, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
John Peterson watched as about 150 high school students stacked sandbags in his north Fargo neighborhood of Elm Circle, the icy river behind them finally flowing. But even as the river was rising, the sandbag walls often weren’t.
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