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Goal Of 1 Million Sandbags Reached In Fargo

Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.

04/12/2013

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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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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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Fargo, Moorhead Have Different Needs For Sandbags

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.

03/23/2013

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Report: Fargo Should Expect 1 Of Its Worst Floods

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.

03/21/2013

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Reckless Endangerment Arrest In Drug Death

Authorities say they’ve made another arrest related to a bad batch of synthetic drugs linked to two deaths in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota.

06/29/2012

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2 Face Charges In Synthetic Drugs Case In ND, MN

A Minnesota man faces a murder charge in what authorities say is a bad batch of synthetic drugs circulating in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota.

06/21/2012

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Friday’s 93 Degrees Sets The Record

Friday reached a high of 93 degrees, breaking the record that was originally set 101 years ago in 1911.

05/18/2012

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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.

01/26/2012

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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.

11/25/2011

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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.

08/01/2011

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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.

07/21/2011

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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.

03/22/2011

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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.

03/03/2011

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