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Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
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U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
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ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
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Local golfers Myran, Geiss to compete at national tournaments
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Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
Twins to play Cleveland in Puerto Rico next season
Florida State forward may be 'perfect fit' for Timberwolves in draft
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
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April 10, 2013
Sandbag truckers chip in to buy lunch for workers
FARGO -- Truck drivers who have been hauling sandbags around Fargo in preparation for spring flooding chipped in to buy lunch Wednesday for hundreds of volunteers, most of them middle school students. The group raised $800 to buy pizza for people who filled bags at a city storage...
April 10, 2013 - 4:32pm
April 1, 2013
Grand Forks taking the flood fight online: New Web-based tools offer wealth of info to homeowners
GRAND FORKS -- Are you wondering whether your home might be threatened by flooding this spring? If so, are you considering a sandbag dike around your house and garage? Do you have any idea how much sand that might take, or what it could cost? You can find that information with...
April 1, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
FEMA frustrated by drop in ND flood policies
FARGO -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials say they're disappointed by the number of people in the Red River Valley and elsewhere who don't have flood insurance. FEMA officials say the number of insurance policies in flood-prone Fargo and Cass County dropped by more...
March 29, 2013 - 9:20am
March 21, 2013
Fargo flood forecast gives 50 percent chance of 38 feet, 10 percent chance of 2009 levels
FARGO -- The Red River here has a 50 percent chance of topping 38.1 feet when it floods this spring and a 10 percent chance of exceeding 40.9, which would top 2009's record-setting crest. There is also a 5 percent chance of the Red River rising to 41.3 feet in Fargo during this spring's...
March 21, 2013 - 10:55am
NWS: 'Significant flood' expected in April in Red River Valley
FARGO -- City officials here plan to build 500,000 more sandbags as worries mount that flooding this spring could be as bad as it was in 2010...
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 16, 2013
Federal cuts affect flood forecasting
FARGO -- Forecasters' predictions of this spring's Red River flooding will be hampered by federal budget cuts that will force an undetermined number of stream gauges to be shut down. The shutdowns will be required by cuts from the budget sequester that will hit the U.S. Geological...
March 16, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Minot Moves On: Frustration and hope; A year after Souris flooding emotions are mixed in Minot
MINOT -- For Dan and Cindy Griffith, the stress of dealing with the Souris River flood is worse now than when the raging river forced more than...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Flooding ranked top 2011 headline
BISMARCK (AP) -- Few cities were slammed as hard as Minot by the spring and summer flooding that ravaged the Great Plains. The devastation from the swollen Souris River forced thousands to flee their homes and drew the national spotlight when The Black Eyed Peas performed a benefit...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
November 11, 2011
Millions approved for disaster relief
BISMARCK -- Flood-impacted communities and oil and gas counties are one vote away from millions of dollars in additional disaster relief. On Thursday, the North Dakota Senate unanimously passed the disaster relief bill. The House is expected to approve the bill today. Sen. Tony...
November 11, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2011
ND seeks federal grant for railroad rebuild
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota is seeking a federal grant to finance its portion of a proposed $100 million project to rebuild a flood-damaged 20-mile span of railroad track and two bridges near Churchs Ferry. Amtrak's Empire Builder passenger train service was halted through northern...
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
October 2, 2011
US mobile homes hit hard by floods
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) -- After paying rent for her entire adult life, buying a mobile home was a dream come true for Sandra Gaffney.
October 2, 2011 - 12:00am
September 17, 2011
Corps backs river study
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- After months of sustained, historic Midwest flooding and criticism that the government bungled its management of the Missouri River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday it has commissioned a study of its handling of the waterway. Large sections of...
September 17, 2011 - 12:00am
August 3, 2011
Top USDA official to visit flood-stricken ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Sen. Kent Conrad says a top U.S. Department of Agriculture official is coming to North Dakota next week to get a firsthand look at the effect that this year's flooding has had on the state's farmers and ranchers. The North Dakota Democrat says Michael Scuse,...
August 3, 2011 - 7:37am
May 30, 2011
Floods cut phones in eastern Mont.; rains continue
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Flooding is disrupting emergency phone service across a broad swath of eastern Montana as some areas remain inundated with several feet of water. Heavy rains again pounded parts of the state on Memorial Day. Flooding near Hardin on Sunday brought down 911...
May 30, 2011 - 12:01pm
Portions of SW ND under flood watch today; high wind watch Tuesday
Areas across southwest North Dakota are under a flood watch today and high wind picks up Tuesday, leading to a high wind watch, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts up to 55 mph are possible Tuesday and those working building levees and dikes to help fight flooding...
May 30, 2011 - 9:44am