Consortium, Loan Announced For $2.75B Fargo Flood ProjectRepublican Gov. Doug Burgum said the project, when completed in 2027, would protect some $20 billion in property.
North Dakota And Minnesota Red River Diversion Opponents Agree To Settle ComplaintsNorth Dakota and Minnesota residents who have been fighting plans for a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo-Moorhead area have agreed to a settlement with the public group managing the project.
Coronavirus In North Dakota: Fargo Leaders Look To 'Test Their Way Out' Of Virus SurgeOfficials said Thursday that they've identified several COVID-19 hot spots in and around Fargo, which is North Dakota's biggest city and which has had more confirmed cases of the disease than any other community in the state.
Fargo To Begin Filling Sandbags In Case Of Red River FloodA city building dubbed Sandbag Central will soon be open for business as Fargo leaders prepare for spring flooding along the Red River.
'Top 5' Red River Flood Still Possible Despite Below-Normal PrecipitationA top five flood is still possible in the Red River Valley, even though there have been no storms since mid-January and the short-term forecast is favorable.
'Start Making Plans Now': Hydrologists See Warning Signs Of Major Spring FloodingLast year's record-setting precipitation, on top of the winter snowfall, has flood watchers on heightened alert, and many considering flood insurance.
River Watchers Already Wary About 2020 Spring FloodingAfter a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven't fully recovered.
Driver Distracted By Pet Forgot To Put Car In Park And It Rolled Into The Red RiverAuthorities in northwestern Minnesota say a motorist was so distracted by a pet Thursday evening that they forgot to put their car in park and it rolled into a river.
Diversion Group Could Pay Horace $5 Million For ImprovementsThe group managing a Red River diversion project around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota metropolitan area has signed an agreement to help a nearby city with costs for infrastructure that will be needed when the channel is built.
Fargo Firefighters Rescue Woman From Red RiverFargo firefighters have rescued a woman from the Red River. Firefighters responded Saturday afternoon to a report of a woman who was in the river and could not climb the steep shore.
Red River Diversion Hits Another Snag With Denial Of PermitBackers of a Red River diversion channel around flood-prone Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, say their lawyers are figuring out the next step after a watershed district board denied a permit for the project.
Red River Flooding Strands Minnesota Town Of OsloWater is slowly taking over the city Oslo in Marshall County -- but the worst is yet to come.
Neighborhoods Vanished, Sandbags Filled: Prepping For Red River FloodingThat past is still fresh in the minds of families who live here. In 2009, the Red River set a record 41-foot crest. Forecasters say there's a 5 to 10 percent chance the river hits that record this year.
Major Flood Thread Rises In Red River ValleyThe National Weather Service says there's a 50 percent chance the river will reach 35 feet in Fargo-Moorhead, which is considered major flood stage.
Minnesota DNR Completes Review On Revised Diversion ProjectThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has completed its environmental review of a revised Red River diversion project, which will help determine whether the agency will issue a permit for the channel around the flood-prone Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area.