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Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
DL Babe Ruth baseball qualifies for State
17th annual Memorial Shorty wrestling camp July 31-Aug. 2
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
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Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Arnold "Barney" Barnhart
Jon Hall Christensen
Charles F. Willette
Emily K. Gravalin
Diane H. Haisley
Letter: Kudos to Becker County Landfill
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
April 30, 2013
Fargo flood forecast drops again to 34 feet
FARGO – The National Weather Service has issued a new forecast for the Red River that anticipates a crest in Fargo-Moorhead at 34 feet early Wednesday – taking 1.5 feet off the forecasted crest for the second time in two days. A graphic released with the forecast showing the...
April 30, 2013 - 1:16pm
April 29, 2013
NWS lowers Fargo flood forecast to 35.5 feet, crest expected Wednesday
FARGO – The Red River here is expected to crest at 35.5 feet Wednesday, according to an updated flood forecast released by the National Weather Service this morning. That’s a foot and a half lower than the 37-foot crest predicted on Sunday. A lower crest on the Wild Rice...
April 29, 2013 - 12:42pm
Red River crest in Fargo pegged at 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday
As the Red River reached major flood stage here on Sunday, the National Weather Service lowered its predicted peak to 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday – and Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he believes it will crest even lower than that. The Wild Rice River, a...
April 29, 2013 - 8:32am
April 26, 2013
No firm crest prediction yet as Fargo flood fight set to begin
FARGO – Sandbagging efforts will begin here today as city leaders want to build levees up to 40 feet to prepare for a river crest late next week between 38 and 40 feet. The Red River is expected to hit 38 feet Thursday, according to an updated forecast released by the National Weather...
April 26, 2013 - 8:22am
March 21, 2013
Flood forecast gives 50 percent chance of 38 feet, 10 percent chance of 2009 levels
FARGO - The Red River here has a 50 percent chance of topping 38.1 feet when it floods this spring and a 10 percent chance of exceeding 40.9, which would top 2009's record-setting crest. There is also a 5 percent chance of the Red River rising to 41.3 feet in Fargo during this spring's...
March 21, 2013 - 10:57am
October 19, 2012
Four months after being devastated by floods, popular Northland state park to reopen Monday
Jay Cooke State Park will reopen Monday, four months after flooding washed away roads, trails and bridges. "We're excited to let people back...
October 19, 2012 - 8:40am
January 16, 2012
Water storage site search under way in valley
WEST FARGO - The hunt is on to find enough water storage sites in the Red River Valley to temporarily hold the equivalent of a lake covering...
January 16, 2012 - 9:00am
August 19, 2011
Otter Tail flooding spurs public forum
Residents of Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul lakes have had enough. This summer's fun has been replaced with efforts to keep rising water at bay. Many of the lakes' shoreline homes and cabins have been seriously damaged, leaving areas uninhabitable. This is the worst flooding...
August 19, 2011 - 2:50pm
August 9, 2011
News Corp. may have used drones to film Souris River flooding
MINOT, N.D. - Did Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., already under fire for hacking into cellphones in Britain, have an illegal eye in the sky during the Souris River flood here? Regulators with the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the news company's use of drones that...
August 9, 2011 - 8:10am
July 12, 2011
Homeowners face unique flood fight against lake with no inlet or outlet
July 12, 2011 - 8:09am
July 7, 2011
Minoters get first look at flooded homes, First evacuees find sewage damage
MINOT, N.D. - Gene Ritchie gestured with his hands as he talked, drawing an imaginary line down the middle of 21st Street Northwest. On the one...
July 7, 2011 - 8:18am
June 29, 2011
As Souris slowly recedes in Minot, officials concentrate on recovery efforts
MINOT, N.D. - As the Souris River slowly recedes after devastating this city with floodwaters, officials are focusing more on recovery efforts...
June 29, 2011 - 9:45am
June 28, 2011
Maintaining Minot: Officials working to fight levee erosion
MINOT, N.D. - Efforts to prevent clay levees from eroding are the top priority for the flood fight here as the thousands affected by the flood...
June 28, 2011 - 8:42am
June 26, 2011
Souris dropping in Minot
MINOT - The Souris River appears to have crested here at a slightly lower elevation than the National Weather Service projected. The highest...
June 26, 2011 - 10:46am
June 25, 2011
FEMA says 'Yes' to Minot flood assistance ... River level update ... How to help
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer individual assistance to flood victims in Ward and Burleigh counties, Gov. Jack Dalrymple's...
June 25, 2011 - 11:33am