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Flood-Prone Fargo Residents Mull Over Home Buyouts

A team from the city of Fargo is trying to help homeowner Dave Hinkley protect the land he loves.

04/27/2013

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Fargo, Moorhead Prepare For Spring Floods

Hundreds of high school students will be getting out of school Friday to help place about 100,000 sandbags around the city to protect a couple of hundred homes against Red River flooding.

04/26/2013

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Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For ND Flooding

President Obama has approved an emergency declaration for flooding in North Dakota.

04/26/2013

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Fargo Picks Up Flood Fight, Moorhead Stands Down

On a weekend when many homeowners in Fargo, N.D., will be monitoring floodgates, residents in neighboring Moorhead will be checking out Bill Gates.

04/25/2013

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Weather Service Lowers Crest Prediction In Fargo

Officials in Fargo, N.D., say they may scale back flood protection efforts as the National Weather Service has lowered the Red River crest prediction.

04/24/2013

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Parts Of Minnesota To Get ‘Extreme Flooding’ This Spring

The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.

04/22/2013

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Floodwaters Rising After Storms Deluge Heartland

Volunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path — or rescue those already under water — after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to Michigan.

04/19/2013

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Midwest Weather Woes Range From Snow To Twisters

Middle America was overwhelmed by weather Thursday, with snow in the north, tornadoes in the Plains, and torrential rains that caused floods and transportation woes — and a sinkhole in Chicago.

04/18/2013

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Moorhead Ready For Flooding With 400,000 Sandbags

The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding.

04/18/2013

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A Tale Of 2 Crest Predictions In Fargo-Moorhead

There are two very different opinions from at least two prominent figures about just how high the Red River may crest this time around, which may very well affect the safety of residents coping with another flood season in Fargo-Moorhead.

04/12/2013

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Moorhead: Sandbag Volunteers Should Register

Flood-fighting volunteers are encouraged to register with the city of Moorhead to learn when they may be needed to place sandbags.

04/09/2013

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Minot, Ward Co. Receiving $40M In CDBG Funds

North Dakota’s governor and congressional delegation say the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the city of Minot and Ward County more than $40 million in disaster relief funding.

03/27/2013

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Army Corps: Sequester Won’t Hamper Spring Flooding Fight

The Army Corps of Engineers says the budget battle in Washington won’t stop the fight against spring flooding.

03/26/2013

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Hoeven Says Diversion Project Set For Senate Floor

North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says he expects a funding bill that includes a Red River flood diversion project to reach the Senate floor in April or May.

03/25/2013

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ND Officials: Permanent Flood Protection Needed

With its ominously titled slideshow, “Get ready for a big one,” the National Weather Service told flood-weary residents in the Fargo area Thursday to prepare for one of the Red River’s five largest crests this summer, an outlook that prompted city and county officials to plead for permanent flood protection.

03/21/2013

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Red River Flooding In Spring 2011

The Red River Valley flood fight shifted Sunday from the cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., to rural areas north of the north-flowing river, which crested Saturday night in Fargo at its fourth highest level in recorded history.

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Flooding Across Minnesota

The spring melt is on and with it comes flooding across the state. Check out some of the images.

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Look Back At 2010 Fargo Flooding

In March 2010, the Red River flooded for the second consecutive year but was lower than the 2009 record crest of nearly 41 feet.

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Looking Back At ’97 Floods In Red River Valley

In 1997, a record winter snowfall brought the Red River of the North out of its banks in one of the costliest and largest flood evacuations in U.S. history before Hurricane Katrina. The river overpowered dikes protecting North Dakota’s third-largest city and forced thousands to flee their homes in North Dakota, Minnesota and southern Canada. Eleven people died.

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Massive December Snowstorm

A massive snowstorm brought anywhere from 10-15 inches to nearly 2 feet of snow to the Twin Cities on Dec. 11, 2010. It marks the fifth-biggest snowstorm event in Minnesota’s recorded history. Send us your […]

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