November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A proposed Souris River flood-control plan in Minot calls for the purchase and removal of several hundred homes in the area. North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple and the Souris River Joint Water Board unveiled the preliminary map at Minot’s City Hall today. Continue Reading
June 30, 2011 in DL-Online
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s No. 2 official, Richard Serino, toured flooded areas in the Souris River valley Wednesday, pledging afterwards his agency’s commitment to the region’s recovery. “This is is gonna be a long process,” he said. “This is not gonna be a few days or a few weeks. This is gonna be months. But we’re going to be here for the long haul.”
June 28, 2011 in DL-Online
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple spoke on the phone with President Barack Obama this afternoon and thanked him for the presidential disaster declaration, Dalrymple spokeswoman Jody Link said. Dalrymple also invited the president to take an aerial tour to see what’s happening with the Missouri and Souris rivers, as well as Devils Lake.
June 27, 2011 in DL-Online
Just 375 of the 4,000 homes in flooded areas were insured for floods, FEMA spokesman John Ashton said. Many owners said they had been led to believe it was unnecessary after a 1969 flood led to construction of levees and straightening of the river channel. Continue Reading
June 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
MINOT (AP) The Souris River is rising more slowly as it approaches its crest at Minot, where thousands of homes have already been damaged by flooding.
June 22, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) The National Weather Service says the Souris River crest in Minot is now expected to happen late next week.