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Wet planting season leads to busy crop insurers

June 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Upper Midwest crop insurance agents always are busy during spring planting. But this spring was particularly hectic for them in areas hit by heavy rains and planting delays.
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More rain means high reservoir releases will last even longer

July 16, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

More rain in northern Stutsman County Thursday night and early Friday morning increased inflows into the reservoirs and extended the period of time high releases can be expected, according to Jerry Bergquist, Stutsman County emergency manager.
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Why all the severe weather recently?

May 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The deadliest tornadoes in decades. Severe flooding on the Mississippi River. Drought in Texas, and heavy rains in Tennessee. What’s up with the weather? Scientists say there are connections between many of the severe weather events of the past month and global warming. Continue Reading

Flooding forces more home evacuations in southern Minnesota, Wisconsin

September 24, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Flooding caused by heavy rain that’s lashed parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin forced the evacuation today of dozens of homes in the small city of Owatonna, where swollen waterways closed bridges and threatened to swamp neighborhoods.
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Dam weakened in Olmsted County community

September 24, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A dam weakened by torrential rain has caused some residents of a small southeastern Minnesota community to evacuate. Continue Reading