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May 20, 2014
Serbia declares national mourning, flood toll rises
Serbia on Tuesday declared three days of national mourning and reported another death in the worst rainfall to hit the Balkan region in living...
May 20, 2014 - 10:30pm
U.S. House approves Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion
The U.S. House on Tuesday gave its final approval to the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion.
May 20, 2014 - 8:30pm
Devils Lake flooding still hurting farmers, ranchers
Farmers in the Devils Lake, N.D., area face another soggy growing season of unplanted fields and lost revenue, a new study shows. “It’s...
May 20, 2014 - 7:55am
May 13, 2014
Fargo-Moorhead Diversion inches toward congressional approval
Almost a year to the day since the project was initially approved by the U.S. Senate, the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion is finally inching toward final congressional authorization.
May 13, 2014 - 10:00pm
May 11, 2014
Both sides in diversion debate spend nearly $500 million combined on court fight
The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority and its opponents have spent close to half a million dollars combined – much of it taxpayer money – hashing out their differences in federal court.
May 11, 2014 - 12:45pm
May 9, 2014
Flood insurance rates decreasing
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will return flood insurance rates to what they were before a 2012 law took effect, said Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Friday. He said he met with FEMA associate manager Dave Miller earlier this week. After the passage of the Biggert-Waters...
May 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
April 30, 2014
185 Fargo apartment residents to be displaced for floodwall
The letter notifying the 185 tenants of Park East Apartments on Second Street South doesn’t give a definitive move-out date. It also doesn’t...
April 30, 2014 - 6:45am
April 22, 2014
MnDOT: Highways near Oslo reopen
Minnesota Highway 220 and state Highway 317 near Oslo has reopened, the state Department of Transportation said Tuesday. A section of Highway 220 from Marshall County Road 4 to County Road 5 and a section of Highway 317 from Highway 220 to the North Dakota border were closed...
April 22, 2014 - 7:15pm
April 14, 2014
Corps predicts small upstream impact from Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion
A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
April 14, 2014 - 7:45am
Red River Retention Authority claims gradual progress
FARGO – The Red River Retention Authority was formed in 2010 to pursue water retention projects throughout the basin to reduce the impacts of flooding. The authority, a joint initiative combining water management districts in North Dakota and Minnesota, was launched...
April 14, 2014 - 6:45am
April 12, 2014
Flood forecast to be minor in Grand Forks, East Grand Forks
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are forecast to only experience minor flooding this spring with an about 36-foot crest expected near Monday...
April 12, 2014 - 6:45am
April 9, 2014
Overland flooding expected in northern Red River Valley
The high temperature in much of the Red River Valley is expected to be in the high 60s and mid 70s Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service, which means a lot of snow and ice will be melting. The agency is warning of overland flooding in most counties in northeast...
April 9, 2014 - 6:30am
March 28, 2014
Five years ago, victory over flood in Fargo-Moorhead area captured world’s attention
Five years ago today, the Fargo-Moorhead area held its collective breath. The Red River gauge in Fargo hovered at 40.84 feet, the highest flood...
March 28, 2014 - 8:45am
March 24, 2014
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release water in Homme Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will start releasing water from Homme Lake near Park River, N.D., on Wednesday. The water level is at 1,077.5 feet above sea level and climbing. The corps will release 60 cubic feet per second with the goal of bringing the water level...
March 24, 2014 - 5:55pm
March 17, 2014
Oil companies could be fined for flooded wells
TRENTON, N.D. – Oil companies that failed to prepare for flooding near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers could...
March 17, 2014 - 9:53pm