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.
With its ominously titled slideshow, “Get ready for a big one,” the National Weather Service told flood-weary residents in the Fargo area Thursday to prepare for one of the Red River’s five largest crests this summer, an outlook that prompted city and county officials to plead for permanent flood protection.
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is hosting an international forum Thursday on the water quality challenges facing the Red River Basin in the U.S. and Canada.
A man who fled a traffic stop in Fargo-Moorhead had to be rescued after he ran onto the partially frozen Red River and fell through the ice.
Brothers Billy and Marty Cariveau caught nine catfish weighing just under 76 ½ pounds to win the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.
Grand Forks city leaders are considering whether to offer a city-run bike rental program.
Authorities have identified a Minnesota man who died after jumping in the Red River while allegedly fleeing police in Fargo.
The National Weather Service says the Red River appears to have crested in Fargo — and below flood stage.
A black Labrador was rescued in Fargo after getting stuck on the edge of a slab of ice along the Red River.
A proposed Red River diversion channel around Fargo has cleared another hurdle, with the official support of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the cost for building a Red River diversion channel around Fargo is going down.
Members of Congress from both sides of the Red River of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota are asking President Barack Obama to include $30 million in his next budget for work on a river diversion project in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
The ongoing effort to remove private property from flood-prone land along the Red River has hit a snag in Moorhead as residents complain about below-market offers for their land.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is scaling back his planned effort to secure $500 million in the 2012 federal farm bill for water retention projects in the Red River Valley, given the current federal spending constraints.
North Dakota wildlife officials say zebra mussels are still present in the Red River.
Fargo police say a man rescued from his submerged car in the Red River over the weekend has died.
A flooded toll bridge between Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., might remain closed even after the Red River recedes.
The bill for fighting the spring flood in Moorhead is coming due, and it’s heading north of a budget-busting $2.5 million.
The federal Agriculture Department is making up to $10 million available to enroll land in the Red River Valley watershed into its Wetlands Reserve Program.
It’s tough to sell cars when prospective buyers can’t drive them home.
While emergency workers in boats and all-terrain vehicles went door-to-door Tuesday in rural areas north of Fargo to check on residents isolated by flooding, the Rev. Emily Nesdahl made dozens of telephone calls ministering to stranded congregation members worn out from three straight years of high water.
In Fargo and Moorhead, the Red River is already dropping. It crested Saturday night at 38.7 feet which is two feet shy of the record set in 2009.
The Red River Valley flood fight shifted Sunday from the cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., to rural areas north of the north-flowing river, which crested Saturday night in Fargo at its fourth highest level in recorded history.
A city used to winning flood fights appeared to have another one in hand Saturday as the Red River leveled off short of earlier predictions that might have tested defenses.
Gov. Mark Dayton visits Moorhead on Saturday as the city braces for the Red River to crest.