Race against time: Flood-fighting efforts intensify as storm threatens area
FARGO - Crews scrambled Saturday to build emergency levees while volunteers filled sandbags as a powerful storm system expected to drop 1 to 2 inches of rain on the southern Red River Valley bore down.
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker was pleased with the progress on dikes so far, as trucks and loaders dashed pall-mall carrying clay to levee sites near the river and in low-lying areas.
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