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September 4, 2014
A look at the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion
FARGO — Three years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finished a feasibility study and environmental review of the proposed Fargo-Moorhead...
September 4, 2014 - 10:54pm
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
Woman rescued from Red River
GRAND FORKS — Three anglers and Grand Forks police officers rescued a 65-year-old woman from the Red River near downtown Thursday night. Police said they received a report of a woman in distress in the water near the railroad bridge. The officers located the woman in the river,...
August 29, 2014 - 4:41pm
August 9, 2014
Dalrymple encourages Dayton to speak with local leaders about flood diversion
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to hear directly from local officials in his state about their position on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion. Dalrymple spoke with Dayton last week after a recent statement issued by the...
August 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
July 23, 2014
Minn. legislator backs DNR’s bid to intervene in lawsuit against diversion
FARGO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The...
July 23, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 19, 2014
Man linked to Minn. pharmacy standoff arrested
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A man linked to a suspected robbery Wednesday at a Breckenridge pharmacy that triggered a three-hour police standoff was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing stolen property. Christopher Ryan McCourt, 33, was arrested across the Red River in North...
News/crime and courts
July 19, 2014 - 12:03am
July 15, 2014
Diversion model open house set: Rosemount to host $2.6M design of project
FARGO — The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month. An open...
July 15, 2014 - 11:25pm
July 10, 2014
Diversion plan could double property assessments: Fees never would be collected, officials maintain
FARGO — A new proposal by proponents of a $1.8 billion metro-area flood diversion could double the project’s potential special assessments for Cass County property owners, though diversion officials still say those fees will never be assessed. To fast-track the massive flood-control...
July 10, 2014 - 10:48pm
Minnesota representative threatens to lobby against diversion over ring dike
FARGO — A longtime Minnesota legislator said he will actively lobby against the proposed metro-area flood diversion if project proponents continue to build an upstream ring dike in North Dakota. Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, said he can no longer support the project because...
July 10, 2014 - 10:46pm
July 9, 2014
Diversion officials bristle at cost of wetland restoration
FARGO — It will take more than a half-million dollars to mitigate the impacts of an upstream ring levee on local wetlands, a cost some metro-area flood diversion officials have trouble swallowing. “It’s a little bit like highway robbery,” said Cass County auditor Michael...
July 9, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 28, 2014
Body found in Red River identified as missing student
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness. The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge was identified as Sadek, missing...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2014 - 11:23pm
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 11, 2014
Obama’s signature officially authorizes Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
FARGO — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the $1.8 billion diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead from catastrophic flooding. Authorization came from the president’s signature on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorized the...
June 11, 2014 - 12:34am
May 29, 2014
Study confirms north route as best option for Red River Valley Water Supply Project: State Water Commission approves $2.5 million to study Missouri River intake options
BISMARCK — An engineering study of potential routes for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project confirms that the northern route endorsed by project backers provides the best chance for completing the pipeline, but at a cost $118 million higher than the previous estimate. Next...
May 29, 2014 - 5:45pm
May 23, 2014
Diversion supporters celebrate ‘milestone’
MOORHEAD, Minn. — For diversion advocates, Friday was a day for celebration. A federal water projects bill authorizing the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel around Fargo-Moorhead passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday and now awaits an expected signature from President Barack Obama. Federal...
May 23, 2014 - 11:46pm