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THUNE: Corps’ water fee proposal an unprecedented power grab

September 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Recently, the corps proposed a change that would require users to enter into multi-year purchase contracts in order to access water in Missouri River reservoirs.
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States can help improve flood forecasting

May 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer had early warnings that last summer’s Missouri River flooding would be severe. As he read accounts of downstream flooding in North Dakota, Schweitzer was getting state agency reports that a large snow melt in western Montana’s Rocky Mountains a major source of Missouri water had barely started. Continue Reading

Listening session explores workforce needs, issues in engineering sector in rural Minn.

April 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR According to statewide figures, Minnesota is well-supplied with engineers.
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South Pole evacuation: Sick American flown to New Zealand

October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A sick American engineer who had been working at the South Pole for a year has been successfully evacuated and said today she slept for the whole plane ride to New Zealand for medical treatment.
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N.D. chief state engineer wants more Lake Sakakawea releases before winter

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

But Corps of Engineers says it doesn’t want to ‘flood people out and overreact’North Dakota’s chief engineer wants the Army Corps of Engineers to release more water from Lake Sakakawea before winter, to reduce the chances next spring of a repeat of major flooding.
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Washington Monument exterior inspection starts

September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Engineers were taking a close look at the uppermost portion of the 555-foot monument, called the pyramidon, before rappelling down to have a look at the rest. The top is where there’s a large crack and where they’re expecting to find the most damage.
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$2.9M contract for Montevideo levee

October 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MONTEVIDEO The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.9 million contract to Earthworks Technology, Inc. of Red Lake to build the stage 2 portion of the Montevideo flood control project, it announced Friday.
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