Dayton warns diversion proponents to play nice
Gov. Mark Dayton had strong words for the contentious $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project at a meeting Tuesday with local and state officials that attracted a large public audience.
Dayton listened as commissioners, mayors, state regulators and farmers voiced their fierce opposition to the 36-mile channel that would divert major floodwaters around Fargo-Moorhead. It would submerge huge swaths of farmland south of Fargo and Moorhead.
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