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.
The Army Corps of Engineers says the budget battle in Washington won’t stop the fight against spring flooding.
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.
While Fargo residents are preparing to place more than a million sandbags to prepare for a possible 38-foot Red River flood crest, their neighbors across the river are looking at a much easier chore.
The National Weather Service is warning residents in parts of Minnesota to get ready for some major flooding as all the snow begins to melt this spring.
Residents along the Red River in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., should prepare for one of the top five floods in their history, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
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.
Some of the stream and river gauges used to help forecasters predict flood conditions around the country could be discontinued as a result of automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect this month.
The Radisson in downtown Duluth is expected to remain closed through the weekend after a water line broke and flooded parts of the hotel’s basement causing its guests to find other accommodations.
The state wants this weekend’s wet weather to be a warning to home owners.
It’s not spring yet but some people south of the metro are already dealing with an unwelcome sign of spring: Flooding.
Steady rain on Saturday has forced MnDOT to close a 10-mile stretch Highway 169 south from St. Peter to Mankato until Sunday.
The National Weather Service has slightly increased the expected spring flood levels at the Red River in Fargo, but city officials say they’re prepared for the worst-case scenario.
The National Weather Service says that the melding winter snowpack is not expected to do enough to alleviate dry soil conditions around Minnesota.
An underground water line ruptured early Saturday in downtown St. Paul, flooding several city blocks, and causing a widespread drop in water pressure – prompting city officials to warn customers to use water only after boiling for three minutes.