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Tough Winter Leaves Municipal Water Towers Frozen

Steve Bomstad was on high alert this past winter. As the water supervisor in the city of Atwater, in west central Minnesota, he had his share of anxious nights — on winter’s most bitterly cold days.

04/14/2014

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Frozen Pipes Aren’t Just An Issue For Homeowners, Cities Are Having Trouble, Too

This extreme cold is creating a headache for cities and homeowners alike. Many residents have been surprised to find no water coming from their faucets.

02/27/2014

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How To Prevent Flooding From Frozen, Cracked Pipes

The end of our extreme cold weather is coming soon. But the warmup we’ve been waiting for will bring big problems for some homeowners. Pipes that froze and cracked during the freeze could soon dump hundreds of gallons of water into basements, bathrooms and kitchens. Plumbing companies say it’s been a couple decades since they’ve seen this many problems. And they say homeowners better get them fixed as soon as possible.

01/08/2014

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Good Question: Where Does Storm Water End Up?

With all the ice and snow melting over the past few weeks, there has been plenty of water to wash away on our streets.

04/03/2013

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Plumbers: Weekend Warm-Up Will Bring ‘The Most Damage’

High winds, low temps and a weekend warm-up spell the perfect recipe for bursting pipes.

01/24/2013

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Judge Dismisses Moorhead Drug Ordinance Challenge

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a Moorhead ordinance outlawing drug paraphernalia.

01/11/2013

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