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October 15, 2016
Man sets out to claim world pumpkin paddling record on the Red River
GRAND FORKS — Rick Swenson thought he'd only have to paddle 8 miles to set a world record for paddling a giant pumpkin Saturday morning,...
October 15, 2016 - 7:24pm
August 27, 2016
Heavy rain, saturated soil set stage for major flooding, but it’s too early to tell for sure
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—The excess rain this year is one ingredient needed for spring flooding, and as residents wonder if Devils Lake could...
August 27, 2016 - 4:50pm
July 28, 2016
Swimmer swept away in Red River believed safe, Grand Forks police say
GRAND FORKS - Grand Forks Police haven't found the swimmer who was swept down the Red River during the early hours of July 22, but they say he's safe.According to a statement released by the police department on Thursday morning, July 28, police "received communication" from someone...
July 28, 2016 - 3:43pm
July 11, 2016
Red River water project signup deadline looms
FARGO -- Communities and rural water systems that want to tap a planned pipeline to carry Missouri River water to the east soon will have to...
July 11, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 25, 2016
Replanting the prairie; Initiative aims to reintroduce prairie places to Fargo-Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Bryan Sprenger is practicing a reverse form of farming. Instead of breaking up the prairie, the Grey Eagle man is bringing...
June 25, 2016 - 10:17pm
May 6, 2016
Red River students cope with classmate's death
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Red River High School and the Grand Forks community worked through the difficult reality of a senior student's suicide Friday, with the school offering counselors and clergy helped students come to terms with the event while staff reassured the children there...
May 6, 2016 - 11:17pm
March 8, 2016
ND lawmakers press Army Corps official for diversion funding assurance
BISMARCK – State lawmakers pressed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official here Tuesday for assurances that the federal agency will fund its share of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project beyond the $5 million announced last month that put it on the corps’ to-do list. Col....
March 8, 2016 - 4:57pm
February 9, 2016
Red River flood diversion gets federal funding
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion has received federal funding to start construction, a major milestone for the project, according to North Dakota's U.S. senators. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set aside $5 million for work in fiscal year 2016 and put the Red River...
February 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
January 29, 2016
Spring flood risk is low, weather service predicts, Red River has 50 percent chance of exceeding minor flood stage
GRAND FORKS -- The Red River and Devils Lake Basin should not see any significant spring flooding this year as the El Nino weather pattern stretches through the late winter months. "The threat for significant, impactful, snowmelt flooding is low," the National Weather Service and...
January 29, 2016 - 3:45pm
November 13, 2015
Fate of 76-year-old Red River bridge uncertain as counties look for repair funds
HILLSBORO, N.D.--County commissioners from Polk and Traill counties will meet in Hillsboro Tuesday to consider the fate of the Nielsville Bridge,...
November 13, 2015 - 6:00am
August 27, 2015
Fargo park officials open to beaver control without killing, but no deal set yet
FARGO — Beaver backers hope the Fargo Park District decides to opt for a live-and-let-live strategy when it comes to managing the tree-chomping...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
August 7, 2015
Zebra mussels in the Red River impact remains unseen
GRAND FORKS — The recent discovery of larval zebra mussels along the length of the Red River will force anglers to think even more about following the rules to avoid spreading the invasive species, officials in Minnesota and North Dakota say. Regulation changes won’t be profound,...
August 7, 2015 - 12:43am
August 5, 2015
Newly released video shows Andrew Sadek's meeting with drug task force
WAHPETON -- With the threat of felony charges hanging over him, Andrew Sadek sat down with a narcotics detective in a cramped interview room on Nov. 22, 2013. It was Sadek's 20th birthday, and he was there voluntarily, in the office of the Wahpeton-based drug task force, to discuss...
News/crime and courts
August 5, 2015 - 5:33pm
July 7, 2015
Body pulled from Red River
MOORHEAD, Minn. – First responders recovered the body of a woman from the Red River in downtown Moorhead early Tuesday evening. A kayaker reported finding the body floating in the river about 6:20 p.m., said Moorhead police Sgt. Scott Kostohryz. He said the body was recovered by...
July 7, 2015 - 11:39pm
July 1, 2015
Police confirm body found in Red River is man reported missing
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks police confirmed Tuesday the body pulled from the Red River on Monday night was that of a Minnesota man reported missing Sunday, though the circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear. Rescue crews found the body of Aaron Pigeon, 25, Badger, Minn.,...
July 1, 2015 - 11:42pm