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Flood-Prone Fargo Residents Mull Over Home Buyouts

A team from the city of Fargo is trying to help homeowner Dave Hinkley protect the land he loves.

04/27/2013

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Fargo, Moorhead Prepare For Spring Floods

Hundreds of high school students will be getting out of school Friday to help place about 100,000 sandbags around the city to protect a couple of hundred homes against Red River flooding.

04/26/2013

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Fargo Picks Up Flood Fight, Moorhead Stands Down

On a weekend when many homeowners in Fargo, N.D., will be monitoring floodgates, residents in neighboring Moorhead will be checking out Bill Gates.

04/25/2013

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Volunteers Surpass 1.6 Million Sandbags In Fargo

Volunteers have filled more than 1.6 million sandbags this month in hopes of protecting homes and businesses from a rising Red River in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn.

04/24/2013

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Sandbagging Begins In Fargo-Area Subdivisions

The flood fight is kicking into high gear in southeastern North Dakota, where residents are preparing for what could be the fourth major flood in five years.

04/22/2013

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Technology Makes Flood Forecasting Easier Than Ever

Assessing the amount of flooding regions across Minnesota is something meteorologists track year-round. The National Weather Service (NWS) and the U.S. Geological Survey are able to monitor water levels in rivers and lakes down to the very centimeter at every hour.

04/20/2013

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Fargo-Area Officials Outline Plans For Sandbagging

Spring clean-up week has been replaced by spring flood-fighting week in Fargo.

04/19/2013

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Moorhead Ready For Flooding With 400,000 Sandbags

The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding.

04/18/2013

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Goal Of 1 Million Sandbags Reached In Fargo

Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.

04/12/2013

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Goal Of 1 Million Sandbags Reached In Fargo

Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.

04/12/2013

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Moorhead: Sandbag Volunteers Should Register

Flood-fighting volunteers are encouraged to register with the city of Moorhead to learn when they may be needed to place sandbags.

04/09/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Sandbags, Radar & Confiscated Fish

The forecasts are not looking good. Widespread flooding is predicted this spring.

04/05/2013

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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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Fargo Delivering Extra Sandbags … Just In Case

The city of Fargo is delivering extra sandbags to residents in case the dikes need to be raised by one foot.

04/08/2011

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Volunteers Fill Gap After Farmer Dies Sandbagging

Quentin Goehring died trying to save his farm from the rising Red River. Dozens of volunteers weren’t about to let his work go for nothing.

04/08/2011

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