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Minnesota farmers upset over proposed flood diversion

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MOORHEAD -- Right now, it's just a line on a map.

The red stripe marks the proposed route of a channel a half-mile wide in rural Clay County, an imprecise indication of where floodwater funneled away from Fargo-Moorhead by a billion-dollar ditch would go.


Last week's first peek at the potential path of the diversion, coming from the latest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study, has many who own and farm land along that route seeing red.

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