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A LOT OF WATER: Flooded Devils Lake acquiring 3 million gallons a minute

April 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

More water is flowing into Devils Lake from the upper basin this spring than any time since the record Flood of 1997. A total volume of 7,332 cubic feet per second was recorded Friday. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Watch evolution of 2011 winter, spring flood in downtown Grand Forks … in 41 seconds

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Relive each day of winter and early spring of 2011 on the Red River in downtown Grand Forks – in a mere 41 seconds. Watch this video collection of once-a-day still photos from Jan. 1 to Thursday, April 14, taken by the U.S. Geological Service with a Sorlie Bridge-mounted camera. Continue Reading

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Oilman: Bakken oil estimates too low

January 20, 2011 in INFORUM

Hamm says western North Dakota shale formation holds 20 billion barrels

BISMARCK Billionaire oilman Harold Hamm told North Dakota bankers on Thursday that government estimates of recoverable oil in the Bakken and Three Forks formations are too conservative. Continue Reading