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Red River Predicted To Crest After Mid-April

A new prediction from the U-S Geological Survey says the Red River in the Fargo-Moorhead area isn’t expected to crest until after April 15.

04/05/2013

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Army Corps: Sequester Won’t Hamper Spring Flooding Fight

The Army Corps of Engineers says the budget battle in Washington won’t stop the fight against spring flooding.

03/26/2013

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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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ND Officials: Permanent Flood Protection Needed

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.

03/21/2013

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U Of M Hosts Red River Basin Water Quality Forum

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.

12/09/2012

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Chase Suspect Falls Through River Ice, Is Rescued

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.

12/07/2012

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Brothers Win Annual Red River Catfish Tournament

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.

07/30/2012

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Grand Forks Considering Bike Rental Program

Grand Forks city leaders are considering whether to offer a city-run bike rental program.

04/08/2012

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Man Who Died In Red River At Fargo Identified

Authorities have identified a Minnesota man who died after jumping in the Red River while allegedly fleeing police in Fargo.

03/29/2012

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Red River Appears To Have Crested In Fargo Area

The National Weather Service says the Red River appears to have crested in Fargo — and below flood stage.

03/19/2012

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Dog Rescued From Red River

A black Labrador was rescued in Fargo after getting stuck on the edge of a slab of ice along the Red River.

12/28/2011

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Red River Diversion Project Clears Major Hurdle

A proposed Red River diversion channel around Fargo has cleared another hurdle, with the official support of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership.

12/20/2011

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Corps Says New Plan For Diversion Will Save Money

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the cost for building a Red River diversion channel around Fargo is going down.

12/08/2011

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ND, MN Leaders Ask Obama For River Diversion Money

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.

09/22/2011

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Flood Buyouts Disputed In Moorhead

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.

09/18/2011

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Peterson Revises Hopes For MN/ND Water Money

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.

09/01/2011

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Zebra Mussels Still Present In Red River

North Dakota wildlife officials say zebra mussels are still present in the Red River.

07/01/2011

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Minn. Man Rescued From Submerged Car Dies

Fargo police say a man rescued from his submerged car in the Red River over the weekend has died.

06/20/2011

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Flooded Fargo-Area Toll Bridge Might Stay Closed

A flooded toll bridge between Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., might remain closed even after the Red River recedes.

04/28/2011

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Sandbagging Costs Soar In Moorhead

The bill for fighting the spring flood in Moorhead is coming due, and it’s heading north of a budget-busting $2.5 million.

04/25/2011

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Wetlands Initiative Aimed At Valley Flood Control

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.

04/21/2011

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‘Island Living’ The New Normal In Oslo

It’s tough to sell cars when prospective buyers can’t drive them home.

04/18/2011

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Eyes On High Water In Fargo-Moorhead

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.

04/12/2011

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Red River Crested But Flood Fight Not Over

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.

04/10/2011

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