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November 8, 2018
Alli is a 21-year-old cat rescued during the 1997 Grand Forks, East Grand Forks flood. Vicki Hartz of Fargo adopted Alli from the Humane Society Fargo-Moorhead, which is now the Homeward Animal Shelter. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
Furever Home: This 21-year-old cat is a rescue from the flood of '97
November 8, 2018 - 3:12pm
January 2, 2018
Grand Forks Fire Chief Peter O'Neill is retiring after more than four decades with the department. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
On to a new adventure: Grand Forks Fire Chief Peter O'Neill retires after more than four decades
January 2, 2018 - 7:13am
April 24, 2012
The destruction of part of the Grand Forks' historic core helped shape the Historic Preservation Commission after the flood, though some members say more historic properties could have been saved. Herald photo by Eric Hylden
In wake of 1997 flood, commission worked to keep Grand Forks' history
April 24, 2012 - 7:30am
April 22, 2012
Bishop James Sullivan of the Fargo Diocese comforts an evacuated flood  victim at the Grand Forks Air Force Base.  Herald file photo.
Remembering the flood of '97: Red River crests 15 years ago today
April 22, 2012 - 9:15am
April 21, 2012
Flood waters cover downtown Grand Forks, N.D., Monday, April 21, 1997 from continued flooding of the Red River which is 25 feet over flood level. Over 60,000 residents have been evacuated in Grand Forks and neighboring East Grand Forks, Minn. Herald file photo
Remembering the flood of '97: Focus shifts for Grand Forks, East Grand Forks 15 years ago today
April 21, 2012 - 12:20am
April 20, 2012
La Neva Narum, 75, of Grand Forks, is airlifted by the personnel from the  Grand Forks Air Force Base from United Hospital to a hospital in Fargo. Herald photo by Jackie Lorentz
Remembering the flood of '97: Evacuations continue 15 years ago today
April 20, 2012 - 9:00am
April 19, 2012
One of the iconic photographs from the 1997 flood. The Security Building is on fire as Grand Forks firefighters Mike Sandie (left) and Randy Johnson also battle lfoodwaters on Saturday afternoon, April 19
Remembering the flood of '97: Fire breaks out in downtown Grand Forks, Red River climbs 15 years ago today
April 19, 2012 - 8:23am
April 18, 2012
Left, Curtis Ross (counter clock from Ross) Brian Woodard, Mike Parlow,  Billy Steverson and Dave Dey from the Grand Forks Air Force Base at the top  of the sandbag line between the house of Brenda and  Greg Molinaro at 1025  Lincoln Drive and Mark Fuchs rental property at 1027 Lincoln Drive in Grand  Forks. Herald file photo.
Remembering the flood of '97: Red River breaks through 15 years ago today
April 18, 2012 - 6:40am
April 17, 2012
Car that was washed away and ended up this way on Fenton Ave. in the Riverside Park area April 24, 1997. Herald file photo.
Remembering the flood of '97: What was happening 15 years ago today
April 17, 2012 - 6:50am
April 15, 2012
Homes in the Lincoln Drive area of Grand Forks, ND, were evacuated hours before the dikes gave way, flooding the homes with about eight feet of water. (Grand Forks Herald  File Photo/Jackie Lorentz)
Flood memories: Then and Now
April 15, 2012 - 7:15am
Grand Forks resident Tom Reiten returns to his old Lincoln Drive neighborhood now the home Lincoln Drive Park. Reiten is pleased with teh transformation of his old neighborhood saying " This was a vibrant neighborhood, with a cross-section of humanity. Now the park is, too." Herald photo by John Stennes.
Former neighborhoods live on, after '97 flood, in parks
April 15, 2012 - 7:15am
April 14, 2012
Rev. Ted Schuldt, interim pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Grand Forks visits the site of his congregation's former building that was badly damaged by floodwater in 1997. Schuldt will mark the 15th anniversary of the flood by preaching about it Sunday and holding a vigil Wednesday at the church's new location on South Washington Street. Herald photo by John Stennes.
Church reflects on turmoil of flood and years after
April 14, 2012 - 9:00am
March 17, 2012
Former President Bill Clinton is cheered on by supporters following his speech in downtown Grand Forks at the flood obelisk. Former Grand Forks mayor Pat Owens and other city officials from the flood of 1997 in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks join Clinton on stage. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
VIDEO: Thousands turn out to thank Clinton for role as 'heart and soul' of flood recovery efforts
March 17, 2012 - 5:05pm
March 14, 2012
Former Grand Forks Mayor Pat Owens  Herald file photo by John Stennes.
Former Grand Forks mayor gets chance to say thanks, 15 years later
March 14, 2012 - 11:48pm
July 2, 2011
Gordon Opstad poses for a portrait in a friend's home on the outskirts of Grand Forks, N.D. on June 28, 2011. Opstad was evacuated from his home in Minot where flood waters from the Souris river have caused widespread damage across the city and flooded thousands of homes. (CHRISTIAN RANDOLPH/Grand Forks Herald)
Stories of recovery in GF give hope
July 2, 2011 - 8:29pm