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'Family heartbreak': 122-year-old farmhouse must make way for Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
HORACE, N.D. — The farmhouse on the outskirts of Horace, about 15 miles southwest of Fargo, is where Marty Johnson was baptized and where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
April 20, 2018
Diversion Authority seeks to restart Oxbow ring dike work
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority will ask a federal judge to partially lift an injunction on construction of the flood diversion...
April 20, 2018 - 1:02pm
March 9, 2018
New diversion plan shifts more flood water into rural Fargo, decreases rural Minnesota impacts
FARGO — A revised F-M diversion significantly reduces impacts in rural Minnesota but increases impacts in rural Cass County while allowing...
March 9, 2018 - 8:54pm
November 13, 2017
F-M flood diversion task force options look a lot like current plan
FARGO — From what would have been a list of more than 70 alternatives to the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, a task force seeking to reconcile...
November 13, 2017 - 8:19pm
April 17, 2017
F-M diversion breaks ground amid protest
RURAL HORACE, N.D. — As Patrick Loree, pastor of Horace Lutheran Church, delivered a prayer for the flood diversion that dignitaries would...
April 17, 2017 - 6:41pm
October 3, 2016
Minnesota's permit denial suggests F-M should keep on sandbagging
FARGO — The massive flood diversion is not needed by Fargo-Moorhead because emergency measures used in the successful 2009 flood fight...
October 3, 2016 - 8:52pm
December 16, 2015
Senators: Budget deal could fund F-M diversion
FARGO -- Provisions in a big spending bill that promises to avert a government shutdown are good news for proponents of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, according to Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently barred from...
December 16, 2015 - 10:42pm
June 25, 2015
Mahoney tries to refocus attention on diversion
FARGO — “We’re losing focus on some things,” Mayor Tim Mahoney said Thursday at a news conference he held to explain why the city needs the flood diversion six years after planning for the project began. Flanked by business leaders and diversion officials, he invoked the...
June 25, 2015 - 11:28pm
May 28, 2015
Minnesota governor miffed by F-M Diversion Authority
FARGO — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is not pleased with a recent move by North Dakota members of the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Diversion Board of Authority to create a separate group to approve budgets that doesn’t include Minnesota members. “I am extremely disappointed that the...
May 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
October 24, 2013
US House votes to authorize Fargo-Moorhead flood control project
WASHINGTON -- With full congressional approval in sight, the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion's real battle can soon begin: for federal money. The U.S.
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
Letter: Fargo is wasting our state's tax dollars
You don't have to watch an old Western movie to see back-stabbing, claim-jumping, land-grabbing, back-shooting, bottom-of-the-deck dealing politicians stealing what they want. Just watch the City of Fargo; they lost their bid to annex land from Horace and then West Fargo, so now...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Diversion Authority decides to file motion to intervene in lawsuit against F-M diversion
FARGO - It could be a costly move, but diversion leaders decided Thursday to try to join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and fight a federal lawsuit against the project. If a federal judge allows the Diversion Authority to join the lawsuit as a party - project opponents only sued...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2013
Even if House approves, Fargo-Moorhead diversion stuck on funding
FARGO -- If the U.S. House of Representatives joins the Senate in authorizing the Fargo-Moorhead diversion this year, the project could still get lost in the line of more than 1,000 other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects OK'd by Congress but still waiting on federal funding. There's...
July 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Senate compromises on diversion funding
BISMARCK -- The Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project may not have to wait for complete federal funding to get started. Senate lawmakers Wednesday reversed a decision that said state funding can be used only for levee and dike protection until the full federal share of the cost...
April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Federal funding requirement comes back to bite diversion
BISMARCK - Sen. Larry Luick said Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is too big for North Dakota to commit to without federal help. That's why the Republican from Fairmount, who represents District 25 south of Fargo, offered a floor amendment Tuesday that would require...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am