Weather Forecast


1997 flood

July 30, 2018
Richard "Dick" Olson
Former Grand Forks EDC director remembered as a 'great' guy
July 30, 2018 - 5:15pm
September 24, 2017
Part of the Corporate Center in downtown Grand Forks is shown Friday. The city is done paying for its share of the $14.4 million project. (April Baumgarten/Grand Forks Herald)
Grand Forks pays off Corporate Center bond, plans to sell space
September 24, 2017 - 7:00am
June 7, 2017
Letter: GF's Arbor Park is a place of peace
June 7, 2017 - 9:11am
May 15, 2017
Letter: During flood fight, refugees pitched in
May 15, 2017 - 6:10am
April 19, 2017
Kami Danner, left, and Tiffany Mannausau played on the 1997 UND women's basketball team that won the NCAA Div. II National Championship. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
UND title teams took little time to celebrate before pitching in for flood fight
April 19, 2017 - 11:46pm
Blizzard Hannah, the fiercest of the eight blizzards in the winter of 1996-97, was the namesake of Hannah Vonasek, who was not yet 2 at the time and the daughter of Herald Enterprise Editor Janelle Vonasek. Hannah's beloved toy, Tickle Me Elmo, also had a blizzard named after him in 1997. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Hannah Vonasek: Blizzard Hannah meets Blizzard Elmo, and they both survive
April 19, 2017 - 3:36pm
Marilyn Hagerty: Kids keep memory of flood alive
April 19, 2017 - 12:13pm
Editorial: With flood recovery, the system worked
April 19, 2017 - 6:00am
April 17, 2017
John and Kathy Fick stand on their deck over-looking the dike that now runs through their backyard protecting their home from the coulee in the Burke Addition south of Grand Forks. Their home flooded in 1997 and they had to seek shelter elsewhere. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)
Refugees fled across ND, Minn to seek shelter in wake of devastating 1997 flood
April 17, 2017 - 5:30am
April 16, 2017
Terry Dullum: Little things meant so much during flood
April 16, 2017 - 7:10am
A grain elevator in Drayton, N.D., reflects on the flooded Red River at sunset in 1997. In the foreground, a plywood and sandbag-reinforced dike protects the town from floodwaters. (J. Albert Diaz/Miami Herald)play button
Cities along the Red River were determined to endure during 1997 flood
April 16, 2017 - 6:30am
Mark Bittner, director of engineering for city of Fargo, looks over the floodwall at Oak Grove lutheran School in north Fargo. (David Samson / Forum News Service)
Without 1997 flood, would 2009 fight have failed? First big one's lessons are lasting legacy
April 16, 2017 - 6:00am
March 25, 2017
Eliot Glassheim: Never forget U.S. government's vital post-flood role
March 25, 2017 - 11:08am
February 27, 2017
 A view of the Sorlie Bridge. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Flood warning continues, Red River likely hit its crest in Grand Forks
February 27, 2017 - 10:21am
January 26, 2017
Access to a narrow peninsula of farmland jutting into Stump Lake, south of Lakota, N.D., is compromised by the rising lake water in this undated photo. Herald photo by Sarah Kolberg.
Devils Lake to see major flooding, cities along Red River at risk, weather service predicts
January 26, 2017 - 4:42pm