At least 10,000 volunteers turn out; more needed to fight flood
MOORHEAD - Buses could hardly keep up Monday with the thousands of volunteers eager to fill sandbags and fight the flood.
More than 10,000 people volunteered in Fargo-Moorhead, according to estimates from people coordinating the efforts. That doesn't include people helping out friends or family.
Local colleges and universities canceled classes to allow students to participate, and many employers excused workers to join the effort.