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Battling the flood

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — While the June flood is in the past for most local residents, some are still seeing damage from the aftermath. 

One significant concern in the city remains where its flood zones are — and how are they determined. City Engine…continue reading on dglobe.com

Picking up the pieces: Thankful for only material losses, Dunn Co. residents help each other clean up, move forward

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — The worst flooding in years had Dunn County residents salvaging belongings and pumping out basements Monday.

Torrential rains Friday night caused flooding into Saturday, severely damaging at least 16 farmsteads and tearing up enough roa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dayton seeks disaster declaration

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area.

Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota’s 87 counties reported…continue reading on dglobe.com

Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says there is plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff, but some groups are urging the agency to step up dam releases sooner rather than later.

Officials with N…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says there is plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff, but some groups are urging the agency to step up dam releases sooner rather than later.

Officials with N…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chance of flooding here low this spring

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The odds of flooding in the James River basin this spring are low, according to the hydrologic outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Bismarck Thursday.
“It’s hard to anticipate problems unless we have significant early spring rains,â…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Broken water pipe damages Fort Pierre rodeo center

December 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

FORT PIERRE (AP) — The frigid weather apparently froze a water line that burst and flooded part of the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre.

A spokeswoman tells KCCR-AM both floors of the building were flooded, but it doesn’t a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Village for flood volunteers in Minot shuts down

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Associated Press

MINOT — A faith-based effort to provide housing for flood recovery volunteers in Minot has ended 17 months after the historic Souris River flood swamped North Dakota’s fourth-largest city.
Hope Village hosted nearly 400 t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Post-flood vision for downtown Minot unveiled

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Aesthetically pleasing areas that “embrace the riverfront” and attract the public are a big part of plans being developed for Minot’s downtown as the city continues to recover from a devastating Souris River flood two years ago. Continue Reading

WOSTER: Colorado flooding stirs memories of Rapid City, Missouri River

September 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Like a lot of other people across the United States, I watched news reports and weather video clips of the flooding along the east slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado the past week.

It wasn’t until Nancy and I were driving through Fort Mor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com