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Minn. legislator backs DNR’s bid to intervene in lawsuit against diversion

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the fede…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Diversion model open house set: Rosemount to host $2.6M design of project

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month.
An open house is scheduled July 24 to view the diversion’s only physical model, with one caveat — it’s locat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Body found in Red River identified as missing student

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness.

The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pilot program could fast-track diversion project: Proponents say F-M flood control good candidate for public-private funding deal

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With the fight to federally authorize the Fargo-Moorhead diversion nearly won, advocates must now fight for more than $800 million from the federal government to build the project.
But local officials hope they’ve found a way to build th…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

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