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Lawmakers narrowly approve $79,000 to study flood-related VCSU building project

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – After a spirited debate, state lawmakers narrowly approved funding Wednesday for Valley City State University to study how much it will cost to raze and replace its music building along the Sheyenne River to make way for the city’s flo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers narrowly approve $79,000 to study flood-related VCSU building project

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – After a spirited debate, state lawmakers narrowly approved funding Wednesday for Valley City State University to study how much it will cost to raze and replace its music building along the Sheyenne River to make way for the city’s flo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BISMARCK — When GeorgeLoegering saw a large spinning circle of ice in the Sheyenne River while out hunting with relatives, the retired engineer couldn’t believe his eyes. “At first I thought, no way! It was surreal,” Loegering, 73, said Tuesday of the la

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Blake Nicholson
The Associated Press

BISMARCK — When GeorgeLoegering saw a large spinning circle of ice in the Sheyenne River while out hunting with relatives, the retired engineer couldn’t believe his eyes.

“At first I thought, no…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New Valley City water plant ready for sulfate

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State officials say a $21 million upgrade to Valley City’s water treatment plant will make it more capable of handling the sulfate-laden water in the Sheyenne River. Continue Reading

State engineer OKs East Devils Lake outlet

July 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota state engineer has affirmed the state’s permit to operate the new Devils Lake East End Outlet. Todd Sando, in a memo to the State Water Commission, said the state has met or will meet all requirements in the operation of the new outlet, which will drain a maximum of 350 cubic feet of water per second from East Devils Lake. Continue Reading

Tolna Coulee control project completed

May 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed construction of the Tolna Coulee Control Structure. Continue Reading

Valley City woman who drowned trying to save dog identified

May 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A woman died after she went into the Sheyenne River to save her dog Friday morning. After rescue crews pulled the woman’s body out of the river, the dog jumped back into the river and drowned, said Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath. Continue Reading

Cooperstown, N.D., Valley City get $700,000 for flood projects

May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Cooperstown, N.D.., and Valley City, N.D., will share more than $700,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for upgrades to infrastructure threatened by the rising Sheyenne River, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Cooperstown, Valley City get $700,000 for flood-related improvement projects

May 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The cities of Cooperstown and Valley City will share more than $700,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for flood-related infrastructure improvements. Continue Reading

Devils Lake west-end outlet up and running

April 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State Engineer Todd Sando tells KZZY radio that the outlet starting moving excess lake water into the Sheyenne River on Monday and should be running at capacity by the end of the month. That is when two pumps will be back from a facility in California where they were sent for repairs last November. Continue Reading