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Corps predicts small upstream impact from flood diversion

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland County and Wilkin County, Minn., that would be submerged in the event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Corps predicts small upstream impact from flood diversion

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A little more than 2,000 additional acres of land under water as a result of the Red River flood diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
That’s the total area in Richland County and Wilkin County, Minn., that would be submerged in the event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Deep divide

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD — Mark Askegaard is one of scores of farmers south of Fargo-Moorhead who are using the courts and political influence against a $1.8 billion Red River flood diversion project they say will forever change their lives, land and towns.
A fou…continue reading on dglobe.com

Drilling on the Red River: Enbridge crew, firefighters practice oil spill cleanup

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — It was a drill in both senses of the word for Enbridge Pipeline workers on the frozen Red River between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn., on Wednesday.
They were sharpening up their skill at cleaning up an oil spill that could…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Fargo is wasting our state’s tax dollars

October 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

You don’t have to watch an old Western movie to see back-stabbing, claim-jumping, land-grabbing, back-shooting, bottom-of-the-deck dealing politicians stealing what they want. Continue Reading

Suit filed against Red River diversion

August 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO After more than a year of considering a legal challenge, Fargo-Moorhead diversion opponents south of Fargo filed a lawsuit on Monday in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Continue Reading

Red River swim prompts 911 call

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Rescue crews found a woman safe after they were called to the Red River here to search for someone believed to have fallen in Monday afternoon. Continue Reading

Mystery, ‘sense of loneliness’ greets divers who go below Red River’s service

June 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Roger Cullen got hooked on diving the Red River for its hidden secrets the day he found a military rifle, shotgun, pistol, steamboat clock and human skull embedded in the mucky bottom. Continue Reading

Red River’s crest drops as flood fight fizzles

April 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The city could be in flood cleanup mode as early as next week as the expected crest of the Red River continues to drop and the flood of 2013 fizzles away. Continue Reading

Technology comes to the aid of Red River Valley flood fighters

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS When floodwaters threatened Clausen Springs Dam on the Sheyenne River in April 2009, forcing the precautionary evacuation of the 55 residents of Kathryn just downstream, the North Dakota National Guard used remote video cameras mounted on Black Hawk helicopters to inspect damage. Continue Reading