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Dayton: FM Flood Protection a Must, but So Are Minnesota Concerns
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is pinning hopes of resolving a dispute with the Fargo-Moorhead flood protection project on a task force he and North Dakota Doug Burgum are establishing. Protecting the Fa...
10/16/17 at 9:53 AM Lawmaker says wild rice water rules threaten mines 2/25/15 at 10:43 AM
Kindness Fills Memory of Flood Survivor
Twenty years ago this month, people along the Red River in Minnesota, North Dakota and Southern Manitoba experienced the worst flood of the area since 1826. Homes and businesses were destroyed....
4/29/17 at 9:42 AM Choose a flood of kindness this spring 4/29/13 at 8:25 PM
Change Is Underway for Cottage Grove Ravine Park
One sunny day last summer, I slipped on my running shoes and headed down the trail leading from Cottage Grove City Hall to Ravine Regional Park. It was midday on a weekday, and the picnic pavilion and...
3/8/17 at 5:46 AM How are the Wetlands Minnesota? 11/30/15 at 11:52 AM
Creating an outlet to the Mississippi River in southern Washington County 12/1/14 at 8:52 AM
Marcus Larson: Fargo Diversion Authority Doubling Down on a Bad Gamble
State and local taxpayers recently purchased $50,000,000.00 worth of upscale properties in Oxbow, ND, a small town 15 mile south of Fargo. The tax payer cost for these properties, more than 40 reside...
1/16/17 at 9:52 AM Doug Burgum Cynically Endorses Donald Trump 5/5/16 at 8:45 PM
Economist Delivers Impact Study, Cites Importance of Flood Protection to Continued Vitality
The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead released a housing impact studyfor the Fargo-Moorhead metro area during a press conference today with National Association of Home Builders Chief Econom...
10/25/16 at 1:12 PM Nov 8: Vote Yes for Fair Diversion Funding 10/13/16 at 1:29 PM
Share Support of Diversion Financial Plan With Commissioners 6/29/16 at 6:00 AM
Fall Flooding Here?
The record and near-record river flooding across northern and eastern Iowa this week is notable because it is happening in September. Severe flooding in Iowa is more common in summer and spring but un...
9/26/16 at 8:55 PM From Flood To Drought 10/3/15 at 12:32 AM
Summer Flood to a Trickle 8/23/13 at 10:48 AM
FPS Construction Project Updates
There is always lots of excitement in the District surrounding the start of a new school year: new staff, new students, new schedules, and sometimes even new construction projects! By Fargo Public Sc...
9/10/16 at 9:05 AM Fargo Public Schools Operations Center 2/27/16 at 9:40 AM
New FPS Operations Center 12/6/15 at 11:05 AM
UND Staff Senate to deliver flood relief supplies to Minot State on Oct. 19
Remembering the aid they received following the devastating flood that hit Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota in 1997, a group of UND employees will deliver flood relief supplies to Minot ...
10/14/11 at 9:00 AM UND Student Government Sends Bus Full of Students to Minot to Help with Flood Cleaning 9/25/11 at 5:13 PM
Remembering the great flood "more than just a house"
Bill Mitzel evacuated his home north of Bismarck this spring and jotted down notes throughout the ordeal. He puts into words what many struggle to relay or even understand from their own words, feelin...
9/6/11 at 7:48 PM flood fighting confidence--the feeling 3/18/10 at 6:50 AM
Here's a link to a great Letter to the Editor in the Forum: http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/236597/group/home/ Here's another thank you sent to President Chapman: Dear President ...
4/8/09 at 10:04 AM Thanks from the community 4/8/09 at 8:54 AM
Preliminary Evacuation Information 3/26/09 at 6:06 PM