RURAL REFLECTIONS Die winter, die
I think winter needs to close its show and move out of town. I cannot
remember a recent winter which has overstayed its welcome to such
perfection as the one most current.
As a young man near Viking,... Posted on 3/23/13 at 5:06 AM
For the third straight day, the National Weather Service lowered its crest prediction Sunday - twice - for the Red River at Pembina, N.D., its final stop before Canada. It's now ezxpected to crest Tuesday within an inch or so of where it's been for three days.
The National Weather Service late Saturday lowered its crest prediction for the Red River at Pembina, N.D., to 52.5 feet, down six inches and the second lowering in two days. The Red has remained near the 52-foot mark for about two days. The crest is predicted to hit Tuesday or Wednesday.
From 4 to 7 inches of rain across the northern end of the Red River Valley, with winds up to 65 mph late Saturday and early Sunday are causing significant flooding. Basements are taking in water and sewers are backing up and flash flooding is expected.
River appears to crest at Drayton through little sense of urgency Except for the 3-foot-high clay dike running down the east side of Main Street, a visitor to this Pembina County community on the Red River might not know this is flood season.
The money from the new agreement announced Tuesday won’t go to every enrolled member of an American Indian tribe in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Delvin Cree, a member of the Pembina Treaty committee of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation in Belcourt, N.D., said only certain enrolled members of that tribe will get money from the new agreement.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers planning trips across the border into the United States to make sure they have their proper documents and to anticipate possible heavy traffic during the observances Wednesday of Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada.
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