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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
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
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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
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
June 21, 2009
Expanded diversion channel brings comfort to Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - On a sunny April morning, Tara Meneer's 2-year-old son squirmed in her arms and pointed to a railroad bridge near the confluence of...
June 21, 2009 - 3:16pm
Flooding caused by Canada? Dorgan seeks Clinton's help about road dike along U.S.-Canada border
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Sen. Byron Dorgan is appealing to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to help resolve the dispute over the 30-mile-long road that serves as a dike that has resulted in substantial flooding along the U.S.-Canadian border in Pembina County. Dorgan, D-N.D., contends...
June 21, 2009 - 11:13am
June 19, 2009
UPDATE: Red River now expected to hit 28 feet in metro area, affecting parks and bridges
FARGO - Runoff from heavy rains this week in the southern Red River Valley is projected to push the river in Fargo-Moorhead to 2 feet below major flood stage. The river is forecast to peak at 28 feet late Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Moderate flood stage is...
June 19, 2009 - 6:39pm