Construction To Begin On $2.1B Red River Diversion ProjectThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says construction activities will begin this week on the first phase of the $2.1 billion Red River flood diversion project in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Red River Diversion Group Seeks Removal Of Legal HurdleSupporters of a Red River diversion channel around Fargo and Moorhead say a lawsuit filed by upstream opponents should be thrown out and the project should move forward.
Fargo, Cass Co. Voters Extend Sales Tax For Red River Diversion ProjectVoters in Fargo and Cass County have approved extending sales taxes to help pay for a $2.2 billion Red River diversion channel around the Fargo-Moorhead area.
DNR Denies Permit For Red River Diversion PlanThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has denied a permit for a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo area. The permit was considered to be the final hurdle for construction of the $2.1 billion project.
Red River Diversion Backers Waiting On Injunction FilingAn attorney for proponents of a Red River diversion project says opponents should decide whether they are going to ask a judge to halt the start of construction.
Dayton: Feds Shouldn't Presume State Will Back Red River Flood ProjectMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is warning federal officials not to presume his state will approve a permit for a Red River flood diversion around the cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota.
Dayton Warns Feds Not To Presume MN Will Back N.D. Flood ProjectMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is warning federal officials not to presume his state will approve a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project.
Minnesota Group Asks To Testify In Red River Diversion AppealA Minnesota environmental group says it wants to testify in an appeal filed by opponents of a Red River diversion project around the Fargo metropolitan area.
Group Files Appeal Over Red River Diversion PermitA water resource district representing people whose land would be flooded by a Red River diversion channel says the North Dakota state engineer should not have approved a construction permit for part of the project.
Red River Diversion Opponents Say Levee Injunction Should StayOpponents of a Red River diversion project around the Fargo metropolitan area say a judge's order halting construction of a separate levee project should remain in place — even though the project's environmental review has been approved.
Red River Diversion Plan Gets Environmental ReviewThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the final environmental review for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project identifies several significant concerns that will have to be addressed before permits could be granted.
Body Of Red River Drowning Victim ID'dAuthorities have identified a man who drowned in the Red River in Wahpeton as a State College of Science student.