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See readings of the James River level in Jamestown
I suppose now's a good time to point out that I have a link on this page that takes you to a National Weather Service page with the latest readings of the James River's level here in Jamestown. The l...
4/13/11 at 7:00 AM Traffic trouble in Jamestown 5/24/10 at 12:49 PM
Spotligt in the Sun: Flood briefing 3/28/10 at 8:22 AM
Fargo: More Heart Than Water
De ja vu all over again Welcome to Sandbag Central where everyone from all over the state and even the country has come to Fargo-Moorhead to help out for this years flood. Two years have passed since...
4/8/11 at 2:40 PM Sandbagging off to slow start despite early preparations 3/5/10 at 3:00 AM
I always welcome the coming of spring. Winter is long and hard in North Dakota, and by March, everyone is anxious for the snow to be gone, especially me. Of course, spring brings its own set of season...
3/20/11 at 8:07 PM
UND geographer: Forecast rise in Devils Lakeâ€™s level could significantly expand flooded area
The cost of flood control in the Devils Lake region has surpassed $1 billion, but the worst could be yet to come this spring if forecast predictions of rises in the lakes level prove accurate, caution...
2/9/11 at 4:11 PM
Sounds of sogginess
Yesterday morning, due to the heavy rain, Hubby Bryan and I had to forgo our morning walk. Although there was no pitter patter of rain as we walked this morning, we still had a watery accompaniment. T...
9/24/10 at 9:47 AM Rainy days and Thursdays always get me down 9/23/10 at 9:53 AM
Today's Show Monday 8/23
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: What should be done about the Flooding at Devil's Lake?; With today's sue-happy society, what do you do when you see a child in possible distress?; A Sub...
8/23/10 at 8:26 AM Today's Show Wednesday 2/10 2/10/10 at 3:15 AM
More counties added to disaster list
Five North Dakota counties have been added to the state’s presidential disaster declaration in response to spring and summer flooding and storms, according to a news release from Gov. John Hoeve...
7/13/10 at 12:41 PM
Flash Flooding in the U.S.: The Challenges Farmers are Facing
The first weekend in May is always a big one in the Memphis area. It is the start of the month-long Memphis in May festival, and for those of us in the cotton business, it generally signals the start ...
5/24/10 at 5:41 AM
Bucks for Bags
Sandbag for Fargo AND 4 Luv of Dog Rescue! 4 Luv of Dog Rescue is participating in the "Denny's Bucks For Bags" program. ...
3/7/10 at 6:23 PM
That's the flood level of my home. 41.5 feet. If the math is right, the upcoming flood .. Ok, here's the deal. You know it's going to snow in the winter. We know it's going to flood. This isn't your f...
2/21/10 at 9:35 PM More water 4/12/09 at 4:50 PM
Recovery 4/3/09 at 5:25 PM
Drinking for peak performance
"'I can't do it' never yet accomplished anything; 'I will try' has performed wonders." - George P. Burnham Today's post covers two separate items: Hydration and my final prep for the marathon. Ther...
5/7/09 at 3:56 AM Course map fixed online 4/29/09 at 6:25 PM
Perfect 10 4/18/09 at 8:55 AM
loads of embarrassment
I think if I were any younger, I would have crawled in a hole today and stayed there for the duration. As it is, however, I'm 40, and much more equipped to let the things of life that might have sent ...
4/29/09 at 12:10 PM i couldn't have said it better 3/22/09 at 5:12 PM
The Sheyenne's turn
The Red River seems to be fairly contained after the diking efforts in Fargo. That's not to say the threat is over because it isn't. The water is still high and a freak rainstorm could still happen an...
4/13/09 at 10:34 AM Both gates ajar 3/19/09 at 8:47 AM
The Search for Normal
Flood Update: The crest prediction has been lowered, and those who were evacuated have started coming home. The rest of us are breathing a bit easier, although still checking the basement periodical...
3/30/09 at 4:29 PM Word of the Day: MANDATORY 3/27/09 at 3:10 PM
Concerns Big and Small 3/26/09 at 3:48 PM
Flood blends surreal with the all-too-real
From sandbagging on the banks of the Red River to day-to-day tasks like driving to work, life in Fargo-Moorhead hasn't been the same lately. Hopefully, the sound of choppers flying over your head or t...
3/29/09 at 9:11 AM