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FNS Photo by John Stennes Paul Johnson, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee, measures the depth of the snow on top of the ice on the Red River on Thursday between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn.

Lots of snow, but that’s normal for ND: Snow samples measure moisture, help assess flood risk

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EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Bill Odell carried an auger early Thursday morning out onto the Red River near East Grand Forks, though his intentions weren’t to drill a hole for ice fishing.

Odell and colleague Paul Johnson are traveling around Minnesota conducting ice and snow depth surveys for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. She also serves as an alumni adviser to UND's Dakota Student newspaper. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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