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US Senate gives green light to ND flood control project

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate has authorized the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, what proponents call a major milestone for the proposed $1.8 billion project. Continue Reading

Souris River flood plan price tag put at $820 million

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Engineers have released their 1,500-page proposal to protect areas from Burlington through Minot to Velva, N.D., and also Mouse River Park in Renville County.
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Burleigh County plans $30 million in flood projection projects

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The projects are in response to Missouri River flooding last year that prompted an emergency response, damaged hundreds of homes in the county and created property access problems. Continue Reading

Crookston’s flood protection project in ‘home stretch’

February 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This could be the year that flood protection projects are completed in Crookston. The 100-year flood protection of Jerome’s Addition is scheduled to be finished this year, its second year of work. Jerome’s is the city’s last major residential area to receive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-certified protection, following the Woods, Sampson’s and Chase-Loring additions. Continue Reading

Minot City Council approves Souris River flood protection plan

February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minot City Council has approved a flood protection plan for the Souris River that last year swamped more than 4,000 homes and businesses and forced thousands of people to evacuate.
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Crookston Flood Protection Expected to be Completed by End of 2012

December 27, 2011 in WDAZ

CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) – Construction should finish on Crookston’s flood protection project by the end of 2012.
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Carolyn Moore, Minot, letter: Minot dike, greenway threaten neighborhood

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Those of us in the valley already have weathered one flood. I ask the engineers tasked with crafting Minot’s flood control plan to spare us from facing another, far more devastating “flood” of green space and earthen dikes. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Key change could speed construction of dikes

September 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The bad news is that the federal deficit means cost cutting in Washington is the order of the day. The good news is that good ideas are surfacing to streamline the process so that vital flood protection work in North Dakota and elsewhere can progress. Continue Reading

Area leaders: Minot flood is lesson for Fargo-Moorhead area

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

State and local officials say the devastation caused by flooding in Minot shows why it’s important to fund permanent flood protection in the Fargo and Moorhead area. Continue Reading

Area leaders: Minot flood is lesson for Fargo-Moorhead area

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

State and local officials say the devastation caused by flooding in Minot shows why it’s important to fund permanent flood protection in the Fargo and Moorhead area. Continue Reading