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When Grand Forks Flooded, the President’s Words Offered Aid and Comfort
President Donald Trump tried to make a save Wednesday, prefacing remarks in Missouri about tax cuts with words of supposed support for those in Texas devastated by Hurricane Harvey. "We are here with ...
8/30/17 at 5:44 PM Memories of the Minot Flood, Five Years Later 6/22/16 at 2:14 PM
PHOTO GALLERY: Kinzler home in south Fargo 1/26/16 at 3:53 PM
Mystery Bridge Nr. 86: Brick Culverts Spanning Drainage Canals and Gullies Along the North Sea
Culverts- tunnels that channel water under roads. Culverts are used as a substitute for (mainly small to medium-sized) bridges spanning creeks and small waterways as they have several advantages. ...
8/23/17 at 2:40 AM Flooding Devastates Bridges in Missouri, Arkansas and Surrounding States 5/10/17 at 4:54 PM
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
Density and desirable, affordable, and walkable neighborhoods
Some folks seem to think density automatically means skyscrapers.It's just not so. Density is just one way to measure land use. For perspective, in 1960 Fargo's population was 47,000 in less than 8 se...
12/2/15 at 8:16 AM Thousands enjoy the biggest vehicle ever in another great Holiday of Lights Parade 11/25/15 at 12:19 PM
Sandy's Donuts, more Sandy's Donuts, hot cocoa, to celebrate Fargo's evolving transportation options 11/22/15 at 7:13 PM
You Are Needed-August 17th, 2015
If you are interested in volunteering for one of these volunteer positions, call FirstLinks Helpline at 235-7335 (SEEK) or 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional opportunities not listed...
8/19/15 at 9:22 AM Employee Health Fair at The Forum 8/13/15 at 3:38 PM
FirstLink's 2-1-1 Helpline 9/3/14 at 2:02 PM
Lawmaker says wild rice water rules threaten mines
Existing water quality standards threaten one of Minnesota's biggest industries, a state representative claims, and could force cities, industries and agriculture processing plants to spend millions...
2/25/15 at 10:43 AM
Oil and Water Issues: An Artist Perspective
Oil and Water: A Printmaking Exchange -On display through March 14, 2015 The use or misuse of our natural resources is an issue that generates much debate. This dialog is particularly important toda...
2/18/15 at 12:57 PM
S for Stadium Lights
Produced for Preservation in Pink From the Sports Arena: Many of us have our preferences when artefacts come to mind. Some like old buildings, like cathedrals, skyscrapers and even old apartment comp...
7/22/13 at 6:02 AM 2013 Flood Aftermath: What's next? 6/20/13 at 6:50 AM
Flood Update: Records fall in Magdeburg and Wittenberge; Solidarity Pact used for flooding 6/10/13 at 6:26 AM
Flood a sure shot for Mayor
5/2/13 at 9:10 AM Spring sports? 4/11/13 at 8:58 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM