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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 14, 2010
Rural overland flooding causes concern
March 14, 2010 - 12:44pm
February 1, 2010
New corps report shows Minnesota, North Dakota diversions meet cost-benefit analysis
FARGO - A feasibility study released today by the Army Corps of Engineers shows a North Dakota-side flood diversion would meet the standard for federal funding but would require a significantly larger local share than a Minnesota-side diversion. With contingency funds included, a...
February 1, 2010 - 1:09pm
Long wet spell could mean floods
ST. PAUL -- A decade and a half of wet weather means western and southern Minnesotans may face flooding this spring, but forecasters do not expect records like many communities saw in recent years. Chances of a record flood like Fargo-Moorhead residents fought last year are slim,...
February 1, 2010 - 9:38am
January 30, 2010
Devils Lake to rise 2 more feet this year in latest forecast
DEVILS LAKES -- It could take a drought this spring to avoid another record elevation on Devils Lake. And that's not likely to happen. The National Weather Service said Friday that there's at least an 80 percent probability that the lake will reach the 2009 record of 1,451.7 feet. The...
January 30, 2010 - 3:55pm
Stage set for major Red River flooding
FARGO -- The National Weather Service on Friday issued a grim outlook for spring flooding in the Red River Valley, with conditions ripe for a...
January 30, 2010 - 9:17am
January 29, 2010
Latest outlook predicts 86 percent chance of major flooding in Fargo
FARGO - The latest flood outlook from the National Weather Service released today predicts an 86 percent chance of major flooding on the Red River at Fargo this spring. Major flood stage is 30 feet. There's a 50 percent chance the river will rise to 34.6 feet and a 10 percent chance...
January 29, 2010 - 12:54pm
January 27, 2010
Fargo snowfall running above normal, but below last year's
FARGO -- Now that the rain, snow and ice left by the latest winter storm is hardening with the bitter cold, thoughts in the Red River Valley turn warily to the spring thaw. How do this winter's accumulated snowfall and moisture compare to normal - and to the amounts received at...
January 27, 2010 - 9:22am
December 21, 2009
Water shortage remains concern in Red River Valley
FARGO -- The Red River Valley is plagued by the curse of alternately battling too much and too little water as the climate fluctuates between intense floods and droughts. On paper, Fargo-Moorhead is trying to tackle both problems at once. In the wake of last spring's record flood,...
December 21, 2009 - 9:56am
November 25, 2009
Deadline set for choosing Red River Valley flood plan
FARGO -- Local officials received a "drop-dead" deadline Tuesday of summer 2010 for picking a permanent flood protection option. But as the timetable for decision-making undergoes refinement, the most popular option so far - a diversion on the North Dakota side of the Red River...
November 25, 2009 - 8:59am
November 23, 2009
Red River Valley flood threat less likely with warm weather
FARGO -- Topsoil conditions are wet and river levels are high this fall in the Red River Valley, but with a warmer and drier winter possible, the National Weather Service said significant flooding this spring is less likely. The area may get a break, thanks to an El Nino weather...
November 23, 2009 - 9:02am
November 18, 2009
National Weather Service flood outlook says soil conditions 'very similar' to fall 2008
GRAND FORKS - Late fall rains have kept groundwater conditions overly wet heading into the winter, which could affect spring flooding, the National Weather Service said today. In a news release on possible spring flood impacts, the Weather Service office in Grand Forks said the rainfall...
November 18, 2009 - 10:52am
Halstad residents wary of diversion
HALSTAD, Minn. - People who live in and around Halstad are concerned that a Red River flood control diversion around the Fargo-Moorhead area...
November 18, 2009 - 10:49am
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