One flood too many

March 28, 2012 at 4:25 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The Souris River flood that damaged Minot and surrounding communities was one of seven that occurred in spring and summer 2011, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report. The others were reduced by the system of Canadian and U.S. dams protecting riverside communities. The last one in June overwhelmed the system and caused $691.9 million in damage in the two hardest hit counties of Ward and McHenry. Continue Reading