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August 23, 2016
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
FARGO — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' new commander spent several hours inspecting flood-diversion construction sites on Monday, Aug....
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December 10, 2014
Diversion officials to split project
FARGO — A proposal to have a private company build the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion may still leave room for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has concerns about design standards for critical components of the project. Under a plan the corps is studying, a company would...
December 10, 2014 - 11:37pm
October 11, 2014
Diversion authority lowers Oxbow dikes
FARGO — A motion that was approved to lower the ring dike being built in the Oxbow area in response to pressure from Minnesota state officials was made Thursday by the only Minnesotans on the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority. Both expressed disappointment with their state officials,...
October 11, 2014 - 9:12pm
September 17, 2014
Diversion entity sues for rights to road
FARGO — One of the many governmental entities represented on the Fargo-Moorhead diversion authority is suing a Cass County landowner for road rights on their land under eminent domain. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cass County District Court asks the court to grant eminent domain...
September 17, 2014 - 11:20pm
September 3, 2014
Dayton flooded with concerns: Minn. governor listens to diversion arguments
MOORHEAD, Minn. — At a standing-room-only meeting Wednesday in the chambers of the Moorhead City Council, Gov. Mark Dayton listened to the...
September 3, 2014 - 10:34pm
August 29, 2014
Diversion Authority OKs more money for F-M diversion environmental review
FARGO — A tense meeting Thursday resulted in the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority granting more money to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to continue studying the environmental impacts of the proposed 36-mile flood channel. The Diversion Authority approved an additional...
August 29, 2014 - 11:27pm
August 9, 2014
Dalrymple encourages Dayton to speak with local leaders about flood diversion
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to hear directly from local officials in his state about their position on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion. Dalrymple spoke with Dayton last week after a recent statement issued by the...
August 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
July 23, 2014
Minn. legislator backs DNR’s bid to intervene in lawsuit against diversion
FARGO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The...
July 23, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 15, 2014
Diversion model open house set: Rosemount to host $2.6M design of project
FARGO — The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month. An open...
July 15, 2014 - 11:25pm
July 10, 2014
Diversion plan could double property assessments: Fees never would be collected, officials maintain
FARGO — A new proposal by proponents of a $1.8 billion metro-area flood diversion could double the project’s potential special assessments for Cass County property owners, though diversion officials still say those fees will never be assessed. To fast-track the massive flood-control...
July 10, 2014 - 10:48pm
Minnesota representative threatens to lobby against diversion over ring dike
FARGO — A longtime Minnesota legislator said he will actively lobby against the proposed metro-area flood diversion if project proponents continue to build an upstream ring dike in North Dakota. Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, said he can no longer support the project because...
July 10, 2014 - 10:46pm
July 9, 2014
Diversion officials bristle at cost of wetland restoration
FARGO — It will take more than a half-million dollars to mitigate the impacts of an upstream ring levee on local wetlands, a cost some metro-area flood diversion officials have trouble swallowing. “It’s a little bit like highway robbery,” said Cass County auditor Michael...
July 9, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 11, 2014
Obama’s signature officially authorizes Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
FARGO — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the $1.8 billion diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead from catastrophic flooding. Authorization came from the president’s signature on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorized the...
June 11, 2014 - 12:34am
February 21, 2014
Diversion officials heading to D.C.
FARGO — Local diversion leaders are heading to Washington next week with two goals in mind: get the Red River flood control project moving for its final congressional authorization, and secure funding in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for 2015. Diversion Authority Chairman...
February 21, 2014 - 11:59pm