Red River Valley

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Red River Valley Flood Risk Recedes Even Lower

The risk of significant flooding in the Red River Valley is down from recent years and even lower than last month’s forecast due to the lack of snow, forecasters said Thursday — bolstering hopes the region may be spared a fourth consecutive battle this spring.


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Dayton Urges Crystal, Union To Resume Talks

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging American Crystal Sugar Co. and its locked-out factory workers to get back to the bargaining table.


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1,300 Workers Locked Out At American Crystal Sugar

Replacement workers were on the job at seven American Crystal Sugar plants and some employees were picketing outside them Monday, after about 1,300 union members were locked out of facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa.


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Union Files Complaint Against American Crystal

The union at American Crystal Sugar Co. has filed a labor complaint accusing its employer of threatening workers with a lockout and failing to bargain in good faith on a new contract.


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Storm Delays Start Of Red River Valley Flood Fight

Weather has delayed the sandbagging start in the Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., area.


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Flood Outlook For Red River Valley Remains Grim

Any thoughts of optimism for the Red River Valley were quickly dashed Thursday when a new forecast showed that the risk of major flooding for the southern valley of North Dakota and Minnesota is increasing, despite relatively dry weather throughout most of the region in the last month.


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Bad News In Latest Spring Flooding Forecast

After our week of melting, the chances Minnesota will be seeing major flooding this spring is growing greater. The National Weather Service put out a new flood forecast Thursday that increases the odds on all major river systems.


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Franken, Dayton To Attend Flood Prep Meetings

Sen. Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton plan to visit Moorhead and Crookston to discuss flood preparations in both communities.


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Flood Insurance Deadline Nears In Red River Valley

Officials are urging homeowners living along the Red River not to wait too long to buy flood insurance this year because another major spring flood is looking more and more likely.