Dayton: Diversion Plan Needs Better Communication Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday the notion that Minnesota and North Dakota residents who live upstream from a proposed Red River diversion project are being sacrificed for commercial development in Fargo has some merit. Backers of the project disagree, saying it is meant to protect the current residents.
Judge Says Diversion Group Can Help Defend SuitA Fargo group serving as public sponsor of a planned Red River diversion has been given the green light to help defend the project in a federal lawsuit.
Bill That Includes N.D. Diversion Passes U.S. SenateNorth Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says a measure that would authorize a Red River flood diversion project has passed the Senate. The nearly $2 billion proposal to move water around Fargo is part of the 2013 Water Resources Development Act.
Hoeven Says Diversion Project Set For Senate FloorNorth 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.
Red River Diversion Project Clears Major Hurdle A proposed Red River diversion channel around Fargo has cleared another hurdle, with the official support of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership.