Emergency workers from four agencies spent more than an hour early trying to pull from the Fond du Lac River an intoxicated man who didn’t want to be rescued.
The Souris River continues to rise in Minot, N.D., and residents are evacuating.
Many of the thousands who have fled their homes as the Souris River spills into the North Dakota city of Minot have been scrambling to relocate in a region that boasts few vacancies in even the best of times, thanks largely to the state’s oil boom.
Police rescued a man who got his vehicle half submerged in the Uskabwanka River Monday in St. Louis County.
Starting next spring, residents of St. Charles should be better warned about floods, thanks to a new river gauge.