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.
Judge Dismisses Complaint Over Red River Diversion ProjectA federal judge has thrown out a complaint filed by opponents of a plan to divert the Red River around Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota.
Red River Levee Is Needed Regardless Of Diversion, Attorneys SayThree federal appeals judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether construction of a levee related to a planned Red River diversion project should proceed.
Red River Diversion Included Among 2016 Corps ProjectsBackers of a Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo area say they're grateful that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is officially backing a plan that would combine public and private resources to build the channel.
Opponents Of Red River Diversion Project Going To Court Opponents of a planned Red River diversion project around Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota say they're happy to finally get their day in court.
Red River Diversion Opponents Hoping For Help From CourtsOpponents of a proposed Red River diversion project around the Fargo metropolitan area said Friday they are turning their focus to their legal battle after seeing most of their alternatives rejected by state and federal regulators. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources held a public meeting Wednesday to outline their environmental review of the channel, which would require a holding area that would flood upstream farmland in Minnesota and North Dakota.
NOAA Forecast Shows Mild Winter For MinnesotaFall is just starting, but we're already looking ahead to winter. Forecasters say it may not be as brutally cold as last year. But the NOAA outlook shows a 40 to 60 percent chance of warmer-than-average temperatures during December, January, and February.
Nuisance Zebra Mussels Found In Red River In Grand ForksStaff members from the U.S. Geological Survey have found three adult zebra mussels in the Red River in Grand Forks. North Dakota Game and Fish Department aquatic nuisance species coordinator Fred Ryckman says the mussels were discovered last week on Red River sampling equipment at Sorlie Bridge.
Minnesota Inches Toward Final Diversion Plan ReviewMinnesota officials are inching toward completing a review of the Red River diversion project. The Department of Natural Resources released a draft Monday of its environmental impact study of the $2 billion flood control project.
Invasive Zebra Mussels Infest 2 More Minnesota LakesOfficials have confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in two more Minnesota lakes and added the Red River to the state's official list of waters infested with the aquatic invaders.
Zebra Mussel Larvae Found At Several Red River LocationsYoung zebra mussels have for the first time been found in the Red River north of Wahpeton, according to North Dakota's Game and Fish Department.