Luke Holen had been working out in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota for about three years when he returned home to Walhalla, N.D., with an idea on how he might cash in on the oil boom. Luke and his father, Harry, started Holen Trucking this past winter, hauling production water used in drilling oil rigs — not water fo
Diane Godejohn, 41, of Minnetonka, Minn., was ejected from the Scorpion Doonbuggy she was riding on a driveway that intersected 80th Street about a half mile east of Neche, N.D. when she drove off the roadway and the vehicle rolled over.
CORRECTION: Doug Vosper is a member of the North Dakota State Water Commission. His title was incorrect in the original version of the story, "Neche farmer: Canadians rerouting floodwaters illegally," Friday, April 22, on GrandForksHerald.com, and in the Herald newspaper article of the same name on Page A1 Saturday, April 23.
South of Pembina, measurements are all heading down Vigilance remained high Thursday in Neche, N.D., where the Pembina River remained near its crest of about 21.75 feet. But the sense is it won’t get any worse, said Mayor Lee Beattie, who was out checking on things into the evening.
While troops from the North Dakota National Guard were being dispatched to Pembina Tuesday and U.S. Customs and Border Protection was keeping its eye on both the water and the Canadian border, the North Border School District sandbag patrol was making quick work of filling some 12,000 sandbags by hand.
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