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Spring flood costs top $2 million in Fargo-Moorhead, exceed $61.6 million since record 2009 flood
April 23, 2019 - 6:09pm
FARGO — Local governments in the Fargo area expect to have spent more than $2 million on emergency measures to combat the spring flood and...
WATCH: Drone video shows aerial view of Grand Forks flooding
April 11, 2019 - 11:39am
GRAND FORKS — A drone captured footage of areas flooded by the Red River in Grand Forks on Wednesday, April 10. The video was taken by Lee...
Fargo-Moorhead watches as Red River creeps toward crest
April 7, 2019 - 6:13pm
FARGO — The Red River inched closer toward its crest this weekend, but Fargo city staff who worked to make sure it was smooth sailing amid...
Cass County working around the clock to assist rural residents during 2019 flood
April 6, 2019 - 7:38pm
RURAL HARWOOD, N.D. -- The vehicle that Williams County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ben White drove around Saturday, April 6, around a farm northeast of...
More roads close as Minnesota River rises
March 27, 2019 - 7:28pm
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. – A rising Minnesota River is spilling over roads and bridges in the upper basin, and authorities warn that more road closures...
ND climatologist: 2019 flood not shaping up to rival 2009 record
March 27, 2019 - 6:54am
FARGO — The coincidence of gearing up for a potential major flood fight as Fargo-Moorhead is about to observe the 10th anniversary of its record...
North Dakota health department releases flood safety information
March 26, 2019 - 11:01am
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Department of Health has released information about flood cleanup health and safety as the region prepares for significant...
Cass County, Fargo teaming up to fight potential 2019 flood
March 25, 2019 - 4:55pm
FARGO — Cass County and Fargo are expecting to fight potential flooding on different fronts, but local leaders plan to work together to win...
Like Fargo, Cass County needs volunteers to fill sandbags
March 25, 2019 - 12:52pm
FARGO — Cass County officials are worried that the county’s sandbag-filling operation will be overshadowed by Fargo’s Sandbag Central....
Flood forecast: Red River not expected to start flowing free this week; mid-April crest still predicted
March 25, 2019 - 12:37pm
FARGO — The Red River, still ice-covered in stretches, likely won’t fully break open here this week as freezing temperatures continue to...
Flood app available for Red River Basin
March 20, 2019 - 11:39am
GRAND FORKS - With spring flood conditions approaching, an app and website is available for people to post reports and share photos of snowpack,...
Eastern South Dakota endures water everywhere with 1-2 punch
March 15, 2019 - 6:09pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — With a one-two punch of rain and a massive beginning to snowmelt, Sioux Falls and other parts of southeast South Dakota...
Minnesota State Fair’s Cattle Barn partially collapses under weight of snow
March 12, 2019 - 10:21pm
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — A portion of the roof of the Cattle Barn at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds collapsed Tuesday evening, March 12, weighted...
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The loon could retreat into Canada, leaving Minnesota for good by 2080, if climate change continues to deteriorate the...
2019 flood outlook: Low chance of flooding on the Red River and Devils Lake Basin
January 24, 2019 - 7:54pm
GRAND FORKS — Risk for significant snow melt flooding this spring on the Red River and Devils Lake Basin is low, according to a report released...