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November 19, 2013
Village for flood volunteers in Minot shuts down
MINOT — A faith-based effort to provide housing for flood recovery volunteers in Minot has ended 17 months after the historic Souris River flood swamped North Dakota’s fourth-largest city. Hope Village hosted nearly 400 teams comprising nearly 5,300 volunteers from 48 states...
November 19, 2013 - 9:01pm
September 14, 2013
Minot recovers from historic flood while accommodating swelling population
MINOT -- In June 2011, more than 11,000 residents were forced to evacuate Minot as the Mouse River rose to a historic level and threatened to destroy the city causing more than $100 million in damages to the city's infrastructure. At about the same time, the oil boom in the nearby...
September 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 3, 2013
Walsh County pursues diversion project
GRAFTON -- The Walsh County Water Resource District is dusting off a 40-year-old plan to divert Forest River floodwater from inundating Minto -- as it did three times this spring -- and thousands of acres of farmland. The board is seeking local sponsors to help finance a $160,000...
July 3, 2013 - 12:00am
June 23, 2013
2 years after flood, Minot still rebuilding
MINOT -- Two years ago, Jennifer and Ryan Kelley evacuated their 1924, two-story home after city officials said water from the Souris River may...
June 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Hope Village volunteers help heal Minot's 'hopeless feeling'
MINOT -- Maggie Hulberg said June 22, 2011, was just a beautiful day "with a very helpless and hopeless feeling." With a rising Souris River...
June 23, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
No clues in search for Minto flood victim
MINTO -- Law enforcement officers searched the silt-laden banks of the Forest River and an unnamed creek Thursday, probing the tall grass, trees,...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
May 23, 2013
Cavalier scatters: Renwick Dam holds despite heavy pressure
CAVALIER -- It was as if it was the Fourth of July, and a pleasant Sunday to boot, and all the people of this Pembina County town of 1,300 had...
May 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 28, 2013
Technology comes to the aid of Red River Valley flood fighters
GRAND FORKS -- When floodwaters threatened Clausen Springs Dam on the Sheyenne River in April 2009, forcing the precautionary evacuation of the 55 residents of Kathryn just downstream, the North Dakota National Guard used remote video cameras mounted on Black Hawk helicopters to inspect...
April 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
Northern valley towns taking no chances with lower flood risk
GRAFTON -- Construction crews are working overtime to build an 18-foot levee along the Park River in Grafton to prevent damage from what could...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
No firm crest prediction yet: Fargo flood fight set to begin
FARGO -- Sandbagging efforts will begin here today as city leaders want to build levees up to 40 feet to prepare for a river crest late next week between 38 and 40 feet.
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Grand Forks ready to help Fargo fight flood
GRAND FORKS -- The first streams of Red River floodwater that would eventually besiege the city and damage 83 percent of its homes topped the dikes here 16 years ago Thursday. This year, Fargo residents have filled more than 1 million sandbags in hopes of preventing a similar disaster...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
'No more waiting,' as crest forecast to near 2009's record
FARGO -- Forecasters on Wednesday advised flood fighters to prepare for a new record crest on the Red River here, with a predicted range of 39...
April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Flood forecasters struggle to handle 'uncharted territory'
FARGO - Forecasters will issue a new flood prediction today to give flood fighters guidance about the expected magnitude and timing of the impending Red River flood. The new outlook, the first new crest predictions in nearly four weeks, will be based on possible weather scenarios...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 7, 2013
In the eye of the storm: For weather 'first responders,' flood season is a busy one
GRAND FORKS - Lugging a large modified rain gauge, Bill Barrett of the National Weather Service stepped outside his office in Grand Forks on...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
FEMA reform could sharply drive up cost of flood insurance
FARGO -- City officials are concerned that new national regulations could mean sharp jumps in flood insurance premiums for many Fargo homeowners -- yearly increases that could start as early as next year. The National Flood Insurance Program, administered by the Federal Emergency...
March 30, 2013 - 12:00am