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After hopeful year, Devils Lake Basin again feels the stress of rising water

June 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CANDO John Elsperger slowly drove along a gravel road between his farmstead and his home farm where he grew up, surveying what was productive farmland just three years ago. Continue Reading

Snow pack has more moisture in upper James River basin

February 11, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Measurements of the snow pack of the upper James River basin indicate about a half inch more moisture in the snow this year than at this time last year. Despite the additional moisture, however, officials say its too early to predict the possibility or severity of a flood event.
Bob Martin, Pipestem Dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said the measurements are the first of a series that will be taken as the spring melt approaches.
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Minnesota River board supports market incentives for conservation

September 20, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO Minnesota is looking at giving market-based economics a role in cleaning up the state’s waters.
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