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Sandbag Delivery Kicks Off Fargo Flood Fight

Sandbag convoys with flatbed trucks escorted by police are scheduled to roll out Tuesday in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

04/05/2011

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Moorhead Sandbags To Be Delivered Friday

Sandbagging deployment in Moorhead, Minn., is now set for Friday if the weather holds up.

03/29/2011

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Weather Service Bumps Up ND Flood Forecast

The National Weather Service says the chances of flooding have increased in the Red River Valley.

03/25/2011

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DeBlog: Can’t We Reuse Old Sandbags?

It is by far the number one Good Question people are sending to us over the past couple weeks. “What do they do with sandbags after they’re done?”

03/18/2011

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Granite Falls Better Prepared For Flood Threat

One Minnesota town hit hard by floods over the years hopes it’s better prepared this spring.

03/05/2011

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Minn. Man’s Solution To Back-Breaking Work

It’s the size of a lawnmower and requires no gas, just a little elbow grease and plenty of bags and plenty of sand. It’s Craig Ferguson’s solution to back breaking sandbag filling. He calls his device the “Sand Shark.”

02/28/2011

Red River

Fargo-Moorhead Stores Stocking For Flood Fight

While cities in the Fargo-Moorhead area are preparing for likely spring flooding with activities like sandbag-filling, hardware stores are stocking shelves with flood-fighting gear and cleanup supplies.

02/22/2011

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Brown County Gearing Up For Spring Floods

There’s heavy spring flooding in the forecast for Brown County in south-central Minnesota, so the county emergency management department is gearing up.

02/20/2011

Fargo Walking

Sandbag-Making Operations Begin In Fargo

Volunteers came from near and far — and behind bars — to help with the first day of sandbagging operations in Fargo.

02/14/2011

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