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Man sentenced in Audubon Orton's robbery
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Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
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Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
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Lakers end regular season with sweep of Hornets
Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
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Gas prices down this week
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Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
March 13, 2009
Forecasters predict one of three-highest recorded Red River floods in Fargo
FARGO- Flood crest predictions for Fargo have jumped 3 feet, with the National Weather Service now predicting a 50 percent chance of the Red River hitting 38 feet by mid-April. City Engineer Mark Bittner said a 38-foot flood stage through the city would be the third-highest recorded. Emergency...
March 13, 2009 - 3:31pm
March 10, 2009
Fargo stands 50-50 chance of major flooding
FARGO - Fargo stands a 50-50 chance of having a major flood of 35 to 36 feet, City Commissioners were told Monday as part of an update on spring flood preparations. The National Weather Service flood forecasts are worrisome, said City Engineer Mark Bittner. "Every time we see it,...
March 10, 2009 - 9:59am
March 6, 2009
FEMA officials warn property owners to purchase flood insurance
GRAND FORKS - FEMA can't emphasize it enough: You probably should buy a flood insurance policy. Even if you live in the comfy confines of the brand-new, $417-million flood control project recently completed throughout Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Representatives of the Federal...
March 6, 2009 - 12:51pm
March 4, 2009
Flood insurance up, expected to spike
FARGO - The latest tally of federal flood insurance policies held by Fargo-Moorhead property owners shows a slight increase from November to February. But a Federal Emergency Management Agency official says the number is expected to spike as the flood season gets closer. As of...
March 4, 2009 - 8:27am
March 3, 2009
Cass County Commission declares flood emergenc
FARGO - The Cass County Commission voted 4-0 Monday to declare a countywide emergency so departments and employees can prepare for spring flooding. The emergency declaration comes three days after the National Weather Service released a flood outlook report predicting the Red River...
March 3, 2009 - 8:34am
February 27, 2009
Chance of major flooding in Fargo up slightly in latest flood outlook
GRAND FORKS - The Red River at Fargo has a 90 percent of major flooding and a 60 percent chance of exceeding 35 feet this spring, according to the latest National Weather Service flood outlook released this morning. The February outlook predicts a slightly higher chance of major...
February 27, 2009 - 12:49pm
February 26, 2009
Officials say Red River expected to crest between 45-50 feet in Grand Forks area
GRAND FORKS - After the snowiest December on record and a wet, cold fall and early winter, the possibility of flooding is getting attention from residents all along the Red River Valley. The National Weather Service held an informational meeting Tuesday in Grand Forks to discuss...
February 26, 2009 - 9:13am
February 24, 2009
Forecaster: Red River may top 30 feet in Fargo
FARGO -- A National Weather Service forecaster says he expects a flood crest in Fargo in the mid-30 foot range this spring. Flood stage for the Red River in Fargo is 18 feet. Steve Buan is the lead forecaster for the National Weather Service River Forecast Center in Chanhassen,...
February 24, 2009 - 12:03pm
February 12, 2009
Final 'Waffle' Report: Project would save RR Valley region more than $800 million
GRAND FORKS - The Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota issued its final report today on the mult-year Waffle Flood Mitigation project. The results showed that if the plan, which is a based on storing spring runoff in area depressions and ditches,...
February 12, 2009 - 10:30am
February 11, 2009
Fargo and Devils Lake flooding discussed at Congressional hearing in Washington
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker before the Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee, which is chaired by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2009 - 2:00pm
Rain may help flood outlook but more warm temperatures needed, hydrologist says
FARGO - Rain usually exacerbates flooding, but this week's record rainfall may slightly improve the outlook for spring flooding, a National...
February 11, 2009 - 9:30am
February 6, 2009
Police confirm body pulled from Red River is missing Fargo woman
UPDATED 1:07 p.m. FARGO - Fargo police said the body divers have pulled from the Red River is that of the missing Laura Williams-Jaffe. Divers...
February 6, 2009 - 12:30pm
February 5, 2009
Divers searching Red River for missing Fargo woman
Updated 11:16 a.m.
February 5, 2009 - 11:30am
Weather service predicts 50 to 75 percent chance of major Red River flooding
FARGO - The National Weather Service today issued an alert predicting a strong chance of significant flooding in the Red River Valley this spring. "Based...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Plan to divert Missouri River water on hold
FARGO - The government's preferred option to divert Missouri River water to the Red River Valley is on hold while diplomats try to resolve objections from Canadians. Federal and state officials have recommended a $660 million proposal for transferring Missouri River water to Fargo...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am