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Souris River to run fast all winter long

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Associated Press

MINOT — Officials in the U.S. and Canada plan to move more water through the Souris River this winter than last to lower reservoirs in the basin by next spring — the third anniversary of historic flooding in the region.
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Minot Country Club breaks ground on new course

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT The Minot Country Club has broken ground on a new golf course, some two years after the old facility was damaged by Souris River flooding. Continue Reading

Flood-damaged Roosevelt Park Zoo fully reopens

May 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Minot’s zoo fully reopened over the weekend, nearly two years after historic Souris River flooding shut it down and forced the evacuation of animals. Continue Reading

Souris expected to hit at least minor flood stage

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT The Souris River is projected to attain at least minor flood stage in Minot in the latest outlook from the National Weather Service. Continue Reading

NWS: Risk of minor flooding along Souris River

February 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT The risk of minor flooding at various points along the Souris River this spring is slightly greater than normal, the National Weather Service said this week. Continue Reading

Abandoned homes in Minot face possible demolition

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Health officials in the Minot area are looking into how many damaged houses have been abandoned following the historic Souris River flooding last summer. Those that have been deserted stand to be razed for health and safety reasons. Continue Reading

Minot still recovering a year after historic flood

June 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Events are planned this weekend to celebrate Minot’s recovery from the historic Souris River flooding a year ago a rebound that North Dakota’s fourth-largest city is far from completing. Continue Reading

Disbelief at destruction, believing in rebuilding

June 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Brenda Demke was hundreds of miles away with her newborn granddaughter when she got the bad news in a call from her husband. “He sounded sick, and I said, ‘What’s wrong?’ He said, ‘Well, we’re going to get it. We’re going to get it,’” Demke, 57, said. “I didn’t believe him.” It was June 20, 2011. The Souris River was rising, and she’d just been told her home would undoubtedly be one of its many victims. Continue Reading

Volunteers from across nation bring hope back to the Magic City

June 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Volunteers from across the nation are arriving in North Dakota to bring back hope to the Magic City. One year after the Souris River flood displaced more than 11,000 residents, recovery is far from over. But with a giant leap of faith and a little marketing, hope and help are on the way for those struggling the most. Continue Reading

Minot Moves On: Hope in the Magic City

June 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Volunteers from across the nation are arriving in North Dakota to bring back hope to the Magic City. Continue Reading