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Oslo lifts boil order

January 17, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Health lifted its boil order for Oslo’s water supply on Thursday afternoon. The boil order was put in place Wednesday after several water line breaks since Saturday. Continue Reading

Water line break leaves faucets dry for Oslo, Minn.

January 15, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Broken water pipes have disrupted the supply of running water to homes and businesses for Oslo which is known for battling chronic flooding in the spring. Continue Reading

Oslo shows off new dike

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Red River level here Wednesday was 4.65 feet, 21 feet below flood stage and 34 feet below the record crest set in 2009. The low level has even prompted locals to document walking across the river on their Facebook pages. Continue Reading

Road work near Oslo begins Monday

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Motorists traveling on state Highway 220 and state Highway 1 near Oslo, Minn., should expect some minor delays starting Monday while crews work on areas affected by past flooding, according to the state Department of Transportation. Continue Reading

Oslo, Minn., levees get $3.7 million boost

July 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Over three of the past four springs, Oslo, Minn., residents have watched as the Red River rose out of its banks and turned their town of 320 into an island. Continue Reading

About 10 competitors set to swim in nearly 27-mile race down Red River

June 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Robert Treuer figures he has consumed his fair share of Red River water in the last six weeks. Treuer, 46, is one of about 10 competitors scheduled to swim in the Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test, a marathon down the Red River scheduled for July 21. Continue Reading

Extreme racing gets wet

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Extreme North Dakota Watersports Endurance Test, a more than 26-mile marathon up the Red River, should satisfy the appetite of even the most ambitious open-water swimmers. Swimming is only one of the race categories, which also include kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. The race is scheduled for July 21, with racers starting in Grand Forks in the morning and heading downstream to Olso, Minn. Continue Reading

USACE releases assessment of Oslo levee

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Paul said Thursday that it has released a draft environmental assessment of changes to the levees in Oslo, Minn. The city proposed changes to levees the corps built in the 1970s, including raising levees by 1.1 to 1.7 feet and realigning portions of the levee. Continue Reading

Oslo makes way for dikes

November 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The process of clearing space for a new dike has started. Construction of an improved dike is planned for 2012. But 26 properties are in the dike’s path. Continue Reading

Business is beaming for BEAMCO

June 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Oslo, Minn., company continues to growWhen James Bergman realized he wanted to use his mechanical engineering degree in farming’s off-season, he mailed resumes to 111 businesses in the region. He received only one offer. But it was the right offer. Continue Reading