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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

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Minot’s Oak Park attracting votes in online contest for $100,000 grant

July 21, 2011 in INFORUM

Minot’s Oak Park currently ranks No. 1 on Coca-Cola’s “America is Your Park” list, with more than 413,000 votes cast for it online.
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Called to action: United Way volunteers help with Minot relief efforts

July 20, 2011 in INFORUM

FARGO – Courtney Buskirk and her Rasmussen College co-workers planned on lending a hand to the community Wednesday. They just didn’t know they’d be lending quite so much sweat.
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Called to action: United Way volunteers help with Minot relief efforts

July 20, 2011 in INFORUM

FARGO – Courtney Buskirk and her Rasmussen College co-workers planned on lending a hand to the community Wednesday. They just didn’t know they’d be lending quite so much sweat.
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Flooding a $1 billion headache for North Dakota

July 12, 2011 in INFORUM

BISMARCK The cost of flooding across North Dakota this year is expected to reach $1 billion, the state’s adjutant general said Tuesday.
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2011 North Dakota State Fair canceled

July 10, 2011 in INFORUM

MINOT, N.D. The North Dakota State Fair Board decided in an emergency meeting Saturday afternoon to cancel the 2011 North Dakota State Fair due to the continuing (Mouse) Souris River flood situation.
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From rebuilding to rebirth: Cedar Rapids, Grand Forks share lessons learned from flood recovery

July 3, 2011 in INFORUM

MINOT, N.D. North Dakota’s vibrant oil industry and advice from communities that learned painful lessons from similar catastrophes should help pull Minot’s economy from the muck of its worst-ever flood, officials predict.
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Drinking water still unsafe in Minot after possible contamination

June 26, 2011 in INFORUM

MINOT, N.D. About 50,000 residents in the Minot area continue to boil their drinking water or use bottled water after a plug failure caused a potential for contaminants to enter the water system.
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Souris crests in Minot, uncertainty heads downstream to Velva, Sawyer

June 26, 2011 in INFORUM

MINOT, N.D. Officials here believe the Souris River has crested and, that, even in the event of another catastrophic bout of rain upstream, they’ll still be able to keep the river from rising any higher.
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‘Slow-motion disaster’

June 22, 2011 in INFORUM

Sirens sound as Souris tops levees; evacuees scramble to save possessions, find shelter
MINOT, N.D. Water keeps coming, and it’s coming fast. Continue Reading