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Diversion leader aims to appeal board's denial of permit needed for $2.75B flood-control project
June 25, 2019 - 8:50pm
FARGO — The chairwoman of the Metro Diversion Authority will urge her fellow board members to vote to appeal the denial of a permit that’s...
Army Corps chief tours flooded areas, touts Fargo-Moorhead diversion as high federal priority
April 16, 2019 - 7:50pm
FARGO — The chief of the Army Corps of Engineers told the Metro Diversion Authority board that the flood-control project is a top national...
North Dakota House budget writers signal support for extra $133 million for F-M diversion, short of planners' request
March 26, 2019 - 12:55pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota House budget-writers signaled support Tuesday, March 26, for an extra $133 million for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion,...
Leaders: 'Not time to panic,' but Red River flood diversion 'needs to come to fruition'
February 22, 2019 - 5:51pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project faces stiff challenges to secure needed funding and withstand appeals to a crucial...
ND Senate defeats bill criticized by F-M diversion official
February 18, 2019 - 2:18pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate defeated a bill Monday, Feb 18, that a spokesman for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion of the Red River called...
McFeely: Fargo-Moorhead diversion derailed, for now, by watershed board
January 16, 2019 - 9:13pm
A local watershed board's vote to contest the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources permitting of the Red River diversion could delay the...
ND treasurer opposes tapping Legacy Fund for infrastructure loan program
March 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
FARGO — North Dakota Treasurer Kelly Schmidt has come out against a legislative proposal to tap the Legacy Fund to create a revolving loan...
Proposal would use Legacy Fund to finance ND public works projects
March 6, 2018 - 7:02pm
FARGO—North Dakota legislators are proposing tapping the Legacy Fund to create a low-interest revolving loan fund that government subdivisions...
Work to begin this week on F-M diversion’s controversial dam
February 15, 2017 - 12:37pm
FARGO – Construction will start this week on the first component of a controversial dam that’s part of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion...
Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit against F-M diversion
December 30, 2016 - 9:53am
FARGO — Minnesota regulators, who have so far refused to issue a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, now say they’ve been forced...
Feds formally commit to building F-M diversion
July 12, 2016 - 9:09am
FARGO – With the stroke of a pen on Monday, July 11, a federal official formally committed his agency to help build the Fargo-Moorhead flood...
Construction begins on ring dike south of Fargo
June 24, 2014 - 8:54am
OXBOW, N.D. - With little fanfare and no ceremonial golden shovels, crews began building a controversial part of the proposed Fargo-Moorhead...