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Preliminary Minot flood plan unveiled

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

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Minot resident dead after Bottineau County crash

July 18, 2011 in INFORUM

SOURIS, North, Dakota A 24-year-old Minot resident is dead after a crash on a Bottineau County road.
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Flooding recovery: ‘This is gonna be a long process’

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.”
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Dalrymple invites Obama to tour North Dakota flood areas

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.
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Determined Minot residents think recovery as water ebbs

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

Souris River rising slower as crest nears at Minot

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.
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Souris River crest in Minot pushed back

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.
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