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Corps Says Lawsuit Against Diversion Has No Merit

Attorneys for the federal government are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit by a group opposed to a plan to divert high water from the Red River around Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

12/26/2013

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Judge Says Diversion Group Can Help Defend Suit

A 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.

11/12/2013

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Study Concludes Red River Diversion Won’t Impact Environment

The Army Corps of Engineers says a study has concluded that a planned diversion of the Red River around Fargo-Moorhead will not have any significant impacts on the environment. The nearly $2 billion flood protection project has been authorized by the U.S. Senate but not by the House. No money has been approved for construction. Some people upstream of the north-flowing river worry that the diversion is overpriced, will damage farmland and will worsen flooding in their areas.

09/20/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Woman Rescued From Red River In Fargo

Authorities say a woman was taken to a hospital after she fell into the Red River and used her cellphone to direct rescuers to her location.

05/25/2013

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Bill That Includes N.D. Diversion Passes U.S. Senate

North 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.

05/15/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River In Fargo Beginning To Recede After Crest

The Red River in Fargo is beginning to recede. The river peaked early Wednesday at an unofficial mark of 33.32 feet, which is more than 15 feet above flood stage.

05/02/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Red River Appears To Crest In Fargo

The Red River appears to have crested in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn. National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Gust says it appears a preliminary crest of 33.27 feet was reached early Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Senators Headline Public Meeting On Fargo Flooding

Republican Sen. John Hoeven from North Dakota and Democratic Sen. Amy Kloubuchar from Minnesota are headlining a public meeting on flooding in the Fargo area.

05/01/2013

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Red River Close To Cresting In Fargo-Moorhead Area

The Red River appeared close to reaching its peak in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., after the National Weather Service dropped its crest forecast for the third straight day.

04/30/2013

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Fargo Commissioners Vote To Restore Spring Cleanup

The dash for trash is back on track in North Dakota’s largest city.

04/30/2013

Flooding In Fargo 2013

Weather Service Drops Fargo Crest Prediction Again

A Red River flood that a week ago was predicted to challenge the record is now unlikely to reach the 100,000-plus sandbags and the miles of clay levees built for defense, Fargo officials said Monday.

04/29/2013

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Minn. Farmers Still Waiting To Start Field Work

Despite the sudden warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields.

04/29/2013

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Weather Service Drops Fargo Crest Prediction Again

The National Weather Service on Monday lowered the expected crest forecast in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., to 35.5 feet on Wednesday morning, down from the 37-foot prediction that was issued Sunday.

04/29/2013

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Fargo-Moorhead Ready & Waiting For Crest

While we enjoyed a warm, dry day the fight against rising waters is on.

04/28/2013

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Long Winter Gave Red River Valley Residents Plenty Of Flood Prep Time

It seems some of the people of Fargo are unglazed by impending flood waters. Firefighter Benjamin Willey is one of them. “Don’t know of you ever get used to them. Come to expect them I guess,” Willey said.

04/27/2013

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