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July 12, 2016
Press Pass: Killdeer residents clean up after high winds, hail pound the town during Sunday storm, Attorney: Past UND chairman, charged in child porn case, already punished, Rain could lessen blue-green algae bloom in Patterson Lake
Here’s some of our top stories from Tuesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your...
July 12, 2016 - 6:00am
April 25, 2016
Rainfall breaking records in some parts of region as winds also kick up
GRAND FORKS -- It was a dreary and wet weekend and Monday across the Upper Midwest, with some places in the region receiving well more than an inch of rain setting records and winds also causing problems. Through noon Monday, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks reported 0.43...
April 25, 2016 - 9:15pm
October 27, 2015
Rain makes McKenzie County put gravel road restrictions in place
WATFORD CITY -- McKenzie County has road restrictions in place on the county’s gravel roads because of wet conditions. As of 8:45 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, all gravel roads in the county will be restricted to 12,000 gross vehicle weight until further notice.
October 27, 2015 - 10:38am
June 22, 2015
Reader Photo Gallery: Rain rushes through city, dries quickly
By Abby Kessler email@example.com Southwest North Dakota experienced a short stint of severe weather Sunday evening, which...
June 22, 2015 - 8:39pm
June 6, 2015
Heavy rains causing flood danger in Black HIlls region
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Heavy rains have been closing roads and causing lowland flooding through western South Dakota and into eastern Montana, according to the National Weather Service in Rapid City. Officials with the South Dakota Department of Transportation closed highways through...
News/Nation and World
June 6, 2015 - 10:56pm
June 1, 2015
Severe storm, hail predicted to hit Dickinson
A low pressure system sliding down from Saskatchewan is predicted to bring rain, thunderstorms and hail to Dickinson on Monday. Zach Hargrove, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Bismarck, said the storm will likely develop between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., beginning...
June 1, 2015 - 4:16pm
May 18, 2015
Rain leaks into basement of Capitol, but documents stay dry
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Capitol is drying out after runoff from last week’s rain leaked into the basement. Physical Plant Director Loren Haid said water seeped into the Capitol’s storage area where documents are kept for the Office of Management and Budget, Department...
May 18, 2015 - 4:26pm
May 11, 2015
Rain, snow could plump up pastures
BISMARCK — Weekend precipitation will likely mitigate some ranchers’ dry pasture concerns. North Dakota State University livestock and rangeland experts warned last week a lack of moisture could harm pasture land if ranchers turn out cows early to graze. "With...
May 11, 2015 - 11:26pm
Southwest ND rivers broke streamflow records in August
Above-average precipitation in August led to record-breaking monthly streamflows throughout southwest North Dakota, the U.S. Geological Survey announced Thursday. Streamgages along the Green River, Heart River and Knife River recorded flows greater than what any of the rivers...
September 11, 2014 - 12:33pm
September 1, 2014
Late August rains boost crops for some
Farmers once described timely, crop-boosting precipitation as "a million-dollar rain." The term, more poetic than scientific, has been outdated by higher crop prices, but the concept remains valid. Widespread rains across the Upper Midwest during the weekend of Aug. 23 and...
September 1, 2014 - 10:07pm
August 25, 2014
Dickinson’s August rainfall shatters 60-year record
Dickinson has set a new record for rainfall in the month of August. The National Weather Service reported Monday that the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has received 6.25 inches of rain this month, breaking the city’s previous record total that stood for 60 years....
August 25, 2014 - 12:36pm
August 20, 2014
Dunn County commissioners discuss floods
MANNING — Dunn County moved into long-term damage control mode Wednesday, formally declaring a disaster state from weekend flooding and discussing FEMA assistance. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency gets involved, it will cover 75 percent of the costs. The state traditionally...
August 20, 2014 - 10:57pm
More 'out of character' rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days
The rain just won't go away. The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days. The precipitation is coming less than a week after parts of southwest...
August 20, 2014 - 1:03pm
August 16, 2014
In high waters: Rain ravages Dunn Co., other parts of SW North Dakota
Torrential rainfall in southwestern North Dakota on Friday night damaged roads, caused flooding and warranted warnings extending until early...
August 16, 2014 - 10:52pm
August 5, 2014
Dickinson sets 2 daily rainfall records
Dickinson set a new record for daily rainfall on both Sunday and Monday. The Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, the official location for the city’s weather records, received 1.28 inches of rain Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Bismarck. That...
August 5, 2014 - 3:41pm