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fargo-moorhead flood diversion
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...
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...
Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion gets a step closer to DNR's permit decision
November 13, 2018 - 6:01pm
FARGO — Several concerns remain unaddressed, but there's still no alternative with a lesser environmental impact than the Fargo-Moorhead flood...
New F-M diversion plan as good or better than alternatives, Minn. regulators say
August 27, 2018 - 12:16pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The new alignment of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion is as good or better than all alternatives identified so far,...
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
January 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
FARGO, N.D. — After the release of a report from a task force seeking to make the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion more palatable to skeptics...
Flood diversion task force finds common ground in some, not all cases
December 11, 2017 - 9:33pm
FARGO—Big changes may be ahead for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, including shifting flood impact and increasing costs, with the conclusion...
Governors say diversion task force unlikely to see consensus
November 29, 2017 - 11:43pm
MOORHEAD — On the big screens at the front of the room was a colorful flowchart engineers put together in hopes of leading the Fargo-Moorhead...
5 different F-M flood diversion plans and a massive ring dike studied
November 14, 2017 - 7:56pm
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The idea of putting ring dikes around Fargo-Moorhead is once more on the table as a replacement for the $2.2 billion...
Governors' F-M diversion task force includes staunch supporters, vocal opponents of project
October 18, 2017 - 8:19pm
FARGO — The governors of North Dakota and Minnesota have named members of a task force aimed at seeking compromise on the Fargo-Moorhead...
Dayton, Burgum to discuss F-M diversion
September 11, 2017 - 9:43pm
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plan to hold talks on the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, which was...
Judge orders halt to work on Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
September 7, 2017 - 8:22pm
FARGO — Work on the flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead must stop immediately pending the outcome of a years-long lawsuit, a federal...
F-M diversion foes to appear in court Tuesday to ask judge to halt all work
July 17, 2017 - 9:20pm
ST. PAUL — Opponents of the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion are appearing in federal court in St. Paul on Tuesday, July 18, to ask a judge...
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
June 25, 2017 - 3:21pm
FARGO — Though on opposite sides of a lawsuit, Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority officials said they felt they were tantalizingly close...
Under shadow of lawsuit, corps still confident diversion project will be done
April 25, 2017 - 9:18am
FARGO – In early October, a couple of days after Minnesota environmental regulators denied a permit for a dam that will be part of the Fargo-Moorhead...
After Trump proposes cuts to Army Corps, senators say they’ll watch for impact to flood diversion
March 23, 2017 - 9:22am
FARGO – A 16 percent budget cut President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in fiscal year...