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Press Pass, Wednesday, August 23
Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
good bad and ugly
Terry "Dick" Bullinger
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
December 16, 2015
Senators: Budget deal could fund F-M diversion
FARGO -- Provisions in a big spending bill that promises to avert a government shutdown are good news for proponents of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, according to Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently barred from...
December 16, 2015 - 10:42pm
June 25, 2015
Mahoney tries to refocus attention on diversion
FARGO — “We’re losing focus on some things,” Mayor Tim Mahoney said Thursday at a news conference he held to explain why the city needs the flood diversion six years after planning for the project began. Flanked by business leaders and diversion officials, he invoked the...
June 25, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 28, 2015
Minnesota governor miffed by F-M Diversion Authority
FARGO — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is not pleased with a recent move by North Dakota members of the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Diversion Board of Authority to create a separate group to approve budgets that doesn’t include Minnesota members. “I am extremely disappointed that the...
May 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
October 24, 2013
US House votes to authorize Fargo-Moorhead flood control project
WASHINGTON -- With full congressional approval in sight, the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion's real battle can soon begin: for federal money. The U.S.
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
Letter: Fargo is wasting our state's tax dollars
You don't have to watch an old Western movie to see back-stabbing, claim-jumping, land-grabbing, back-shooting, bottom-of-the-deck dealing politicians stealing what they want. Just watch the City of Fargo; they lost their bid to annex land from Horace and then West Fargo, so now...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Diversion Authority decides to file motion to intervene in lawsuit against F-M diversion
FARGO - It could be a costly move, but diversion leaders decided Thursday to try to join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and fight a federal lawsuit against the project. If a federal judge allows the Diversion Authority to join the lawsuit as a party - project opponents only sued...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2013
Even if House approves, Fargo-Moorhead diversion stuck on funding
FARGO -- If the U.S. House of Representatives joins the Senate in authorizing the Fargo-Moorhead diversion this year, the project could still get lost in the line of more than 1,000 other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects OK'd by Congress but still waiting on federal funding. There's...
July 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Senate compromises on diversion funding
BISMARCK -- The Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project may not have to wait for complete federal funding to get started. Senate lawmakers Wednesday reversed a decision that said state funding can be used only for levee and dike protection until the full federal share of the cost...
April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Federal funding requirement comes back to bite diversion
BISMARCK - Sen. Larry Luick said Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is too big for North Dakota to commit to without federal help. That's why the Republican from Fairmount, who represents District 25 south of Fargo, offered a floor amendment Tuesday that would require...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Change 'paves the way' for Red River diversion
BISMARCK -- The state will commit to its $450 million share of the Fargo-Moorhead area Red River diversion project if the Legislature agrees to amendments that were put into the State Water Commission budget Thursday. The Senate Appropriations Committee removed an amendment to House...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Obama's budget snubs F-M diversion
FARGO -- For the first time in four years, President Barack Obama's annual budget proposal doesn't provide funding for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project, which the chairman of the Diversion Authority said may slow the project but won't stop it. The president has earmarked a total...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
Changes on Fargo-Moorhead diversion amendments likely, but doubts linger
BISMARCK -- House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo said Friday he is open to contributing more state funds toward the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project, though whether the project will be able to make use of the money remains in doubt. Carlson met with Fargo city officials...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am