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Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
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The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
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'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
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Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
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Red River flood
June 28, 2016
Drayton worries about flood protection after FEMA orders dike removed
DRAYTON, N.D. -- Portions of a dike that has kept Drayton residents safe from floodwaters for almost 20 years must be removed, a federal agency...
June 28, 2016 - 9:46pm
January 23, 2016
Demographic shift after flood prompts senior living development in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- Despite being based in Grand Forks for almost 20 years and constructing dozens of projects elsewhere, Edgewood Group hasn't built a senior living facility in the city.
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2014
Diversion opponents ask judge to block Oxbow-Hickson-Bakke dikes; Feds ask for dismissal
FARGO — Several motions have been filed in a lawsuit against the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project. Diversion opponents have formally asked a judge to block work on the Oxbow-Hickson-Bakke dikes, which they say is not to protect that area but is integral to the project. The...
December 16, 2014 - 11:25pm
October 14, 2014
GF woman’s story picked for TV ad
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks resident Brenda Halle has been selected to appear in a national television ad for Mutual of Omaha in the spring. Halle, who lost her house during the Red River flood of 1997, recorded a 30-second ad about the experience for the company this summer as part...
October 14, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 30, 2014
Army Corps asked to revisit diversion plan: Minnesota congressman wants agency to avoid creating flood water retention area
FARGO — Western Minnesota’s congressman has asked engineers to take a fresh look at a version of a flood control diversion for Fargo-Moorhead that would avoid creating a floodwater retention area that has sparked fierce upstream opposition. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said...
September 30, 2014 - 9:25pm
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
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 14, 2014
Order says suit opposing flood diversion must be settled in federal court
FARGO — A judge has ordered that a lawsuit filed in Wilkin County District Court in Minnesota opposing the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project be essentially frozen until a final decision is rendered in a similar suit making its way through federal court. U.S....
August 14, 2014 - 11:30pm
August 9, 2014
Dalrymple encourages Dayton to speak with local leaders about flood diversion
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov.
August 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
June 12, 2014
Diversion officials say plans for cemeteries still a year away: Project backers, residents differ on how many sites affected
FARGO — Diversion officials say they hope to have plans for how to save cemeteries south of Fargo-Moorhead from backed-up Red River floodwaters within a year. The prospect of sitting water — from a few inches to more than 10 feet — atop graves has become another rallying point...
June 12, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 5, 2014
Conservation programs to help mitigate Red River Valley flooding
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two farmers signed agreements Thursday allowing their land to be used for a small water retention project in a kickoff highlighting new conservation programs to help mitigate flooding in the Red River Valley. The signing came as Rep.
June 5, 2014 - 11:23pm
March 29, 2014
Von Pinnon: Five years ago, victory over flood captured world’s attention
Five years ago today, the Fargo-Moorhead area held its collective breath. The Red River gauge in Fargo hovered at 40.84 feet, the highest flood crest ever seen here. And yet nobody declared victory. A major snowstorm was predicted, with up to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow on...
March 29, 2014 - 10:25pm
Resting easy, for once: Slim chance of flooding a relief for Fargo-Moorhead residents, officials
FARGO — With three major floods in the past five years, and the threat of one last year, beating back a rising Red River has nearly become...
March 29, 2014 - 10:20pm