December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized
FARGO â When voters go to the polls in a few months to pick a new mayor, it may be around flood season when, in years past, they looked to Mayor Dennis Walaker for guidance.
The public face of flood fights since 1997 died unexpectedly Tuesday nigh…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
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
August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.
The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized
Farmers with flooded lands are using their elected township boards to legally shut down many miles of public roads in Day County this summer.
The 66-feet wide strips are returned to the adjoining landowners to become private property.
The strat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized
ST. PAUL â President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Monday after widespread flooding across the state, bringing federal aid to Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Pipestone counties.
The presidentâs declaration, which came …continue reading on dglobe.com
July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
DEVILS LAKE â Devils Lake is likely to rise another inch or so this summer before evaporation and releases from an outlet system lower the lake as much as 2 feet by winter.
The lake has a 50 percent chance of exceeding 1,453.5 feet above sea level…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized
June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â State officials have opened more highways in southeastern South Dakota that have been closed the last few weeks due to flooding caused by heavy rains.
The state Transportation Department says Highway 46 and Highway 48 at the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com