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Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
November 5, 2009
Red River at highest level ever for November
FARGO -- The Red River in Fargo is flowing at the highest level ever recorded for the month of November, the U.S. Geological Survey says. The Red was flowing at 8,040 cubic feet per second Wednesday, making it the highest stream flow recorded for the month of November since measurements...
November 5, 2009 - 2:15pm
November 2, 2009
Fargo to start work on raising 2 levees
FARGO -- Work on raising two large levees along the Red River just east of Fargo's Fourth Street South may start this fall, city officials said...
November 2, 2009 - 11:40am
October 30, 2009
Minnesota DNR officials worried about flood diversion
FARGO -- Minnesota officials on Thursday raised concerns about the ability of fish to pass through a Red River diversion, underscoring that...
October 30, 2009 - 8:20am
October 27, 2009
Dilworth City Council opposes planned diversion
DILWORTH -- Dilworth's pushing back. Its City Council unanimously voted on Monday to oppose plans for a channel up to a half-mile wide to the city's east that would divert floodwaters away from Fargo-Moorhead. "I think our first step needs to be an adamant, 'No,' " Councilman Chad...
October 27, 2009 - 11:07am
October 25, 2009
Minnesota farmers upset over proposed flood diversion
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...
October 25, 2009 - 3:33pm
October 22, 2009
Minnesota residents guarded on flood plans
MOORHEAD -- The red line that cuts across a map shows a potential Minnesota diversion that cuts right through the farmstead Marvin Jacobsen was born and raised on. A diversion will destroy his land, the longtime resident said Wednesday during a meeting at Minnesota State University...
October 22, 2009 - 8:34am
October 20, 2009
Moorhead flood meeting puts focus on diversion plans
MOORHEAD -- A North Dakota diversion, or a Minnesota diversion? The possibility of either one dominated the thoughts of Fargo-Moorhead area officials Monday after they heard an update on potential flood-protection projects. "I'm really happy to see that a diversion is looking like...
October 20, 2009 - 8:25am
October 9, 2009
Flooding outlook favorable for Red River Valley
FARGO -- Abnormally wet weather so far this fall may have some Fargo-Moorhead residents worried that Mother Nature is planning another big spring flood. But the National Weather Service says the outlook is favorable for less precipitation in the long term. "At least at this juncture,...
October 9, 2009 - 8:50am
September 24, 2009
Corps of Engineers collects flood fix ideas
FARGO -- Houses on stilts. A network of tunnels. Better water storage with "waffle" impoundments and restored wetlands. Those are among the ideas that residents, agencies and advocacy groups have offered for taming the flood-prone Red River. The U.S.
September 24, 2009 - 8:23am
August 28, 2009
Pawlenty praises flood recovery efforts
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Thursday praised flood recovery efforts in the Moorhead area, but added there is "still a lot of...
August 28, 2009 - 10:18am
July 17, 2009
Flooding closes pedestrian bridges between Fargo and Moorhead
FARGO - Red River flooding has again forced the Fargo Park District to close the pedestrian foot bridges at Lindenwood and Oak Grove parks. The bridges were closed today and will be available for use again when the river recedes, the district said in a news release. The river level...
July 17, 2009 - 3:47pm
Rainfall swells Red River above flood stage in Fargo
FARGO - The Red River is on the rise in Fargo once again, after heavy rains - particularly along the river's tributaries - earlier in the week. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the river at Fargo but says only minor flooding is expected. The river is...
July 17, 2009 - 9:07am
July 10, 2009
FEMA provides flood insurance options
Floods are recurring events, as Red River Valley residents know all too well. Valley residents also know that disaster preparedness takes muscle and money. But it takes less money to protect your home and property before they are damaged than to repair afterward. The Federal...
July 10, 2009 - 1:26pm
July 1, 2009
Fargo voters overwhelmingly approve half-cent sales tax for flood control
FARGO - It was a light turnout for Fargo's special election Tuesday, but those who did vote overwhelmingly endorsed the idea of raising the...
July 1, 2009 - 10:41am
Flood, storm relief for vets
As a result of severe spring flooding in parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs is offering flood and severe storm relief assistance through the month of July to veterans and their families in the following counties: Becker, Beltrami, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater,...
July 1, 2009 - 10:27am