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It's the seventeenth anniversary of the 1997 Red River Valley flood. Pictured above along withyours truly is reporterLaura Gallegos and photographer Brian McKenty on the day President Bill Clinton and...
4/19/14 at 6:43 AM Camp Cooley 3/31/09 at 8:26 PM
The Fight Continues 3/24/09 at 7:25 AM
Protect, connect, and beautify Downtowns and riverfront
Creating a beautiful river connection while protecting downtown has been a long time coming. Being a small part of the 2001 - 2002 Downtown Framework plan as a citizen was fun and that plan, in tangen...
10/1/13 at 8:00 AM NBC news on Fargo Flood fight "Mother Nature knows how to throw a party" 4/27/13 at 11:00 AM
First 50 degree day of 2013 on the way! 4/25/13 at 11:18 AM
Summer Flood to a Trickle
In 1975, 26.30 inches of rain and melted snow was recorded. At the time it was the 15th wettest year on record. Much of the excessive rain that year occurred in June when 9.40 inches was recorded. Tha...
8/23/13 at 10:48 AM 15 Years Ago 4/5/12 at 8:16 AM
Aerial Photos 4/11/11 at 6:45 PM
S for Stadium Lights
Produced for Preservation in Pink From the Sports Arena: Many of us have our preferences when artefacts come to mind. Some like old buildings, like cathedrals, skyscrapers and even old apartment comp...
7/22/13 at 6:02 AM 2013 Flood Aftermath: What's next? 6/20/13 at 6:50 AM
Flood Update: Records fall in Magdeburg and Wittenberge; Solidarity Pact used for flooding 6/10/13 at 6:26 AM
If they stay, they pay.
Well, it seems the City of Moorhead is contemplating a new approach to addressing sandbagging costs in areas that are offered buyouts. The new proposed approach focuses on homeowners who don't take th...
5/29/13 at 10:49 PM Your grace period has arrived - make the most of it. 3/25/13 at 10:38 PM
The risk is rising... 2/21/13 at 9:57 PM
faith & family fridays: where the water swells, the spirit dwells
[Originally printed in The Forum newspaper Wednesday, May 1; reprinted with permission.] Where the water swells, the spirit dwells By Roxane B. Salonen, The Forum BRIARWOOD, N.D. When the Red Ri...
5/3/13 at 12:01 AM memorable mondays: the band chicago and the rising river 4/29/13 at 12:02 AM
mama mondays: kids carry the cross for flooded school 9/26/11 at 12:00 AM
Flood a sure shot for Mayor
5/2/13 at 9:10 AM Spring sports? 4/11/13 at 8:58 AM
Choose a flood of kindness this spring
Sunshine! Warm (well, warmer) temperatures! Its amazing how my mood fluctuates with the weather forecast. I have been sitting under a gray cloud for far too long, and its making me crabby. No amount...
4/29/13 at 8:25 PM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM
Emergency Pet Sheltering
Companion pet sheltering will be activated only for areas where a residential evacuation has been ordered. Cass County will not provide pet shelter services for domesticated animals other than those f...
4/22/13 at 2:27 PM Sign-Up for CodeRED! 4/22/13 at 2:04 PM
Tactical Operations Center Opens 4/22/13 at 1:37 PM
HBA urges N.D. Senate to reconsider actions on HB 1020 concerning F-M Area Diversion Project funding, asks Fargo citizens to mobilize
April 17, 2013 - Yesterday, the North Dakota Senate approved an amendment to House Bill 1020 (by a 24 23 vote) that requires the federal government to appropriate its $800 million in funding before t...
4/17/13 at 12:03 PM
Chamber Urges Members to Help Fill Additional Sandbags
With new amounts of snowfall in the Red River Valley over the weekend, the City of Fargo has decided to reopen Sandbag Central. The goal is to fill 500,000 additional bags to protect the city. It is ...
4/16/13 at 3:40 PM Chamber, EDC Urge Members to Join the Flood Fight 3/28/13 at 1:48 PM
Flood Protection is a Regional Issue 3/25/13 at 4:21 PM
We Should've Moved to Alaska!
Uffda," I said to Ole this morning when I looked out the window. "I think we should have moved to Alaska because the weather MUST be better up there than it is here." We've had 10 inches of heavy wet ...
4/15/13 at 9:13 AM OLE DOESN'T HAVE TO BUILD AN ARK THIS YEAR 4/6/13 at 9:45 AM
Life at the Bumpuses 4/4/12 at 8:40 PM
Invisible Women and the Flood of 2009
By Emily Farwell Kathryn Kottenbrock to present flood research at SAC April 16 Casselton, N.D., native Kathryn Kottenbrock is an advocate for homeless women in the Fargo-Moorhead area Kottenbro...
4/9/13 at 12:37 PM
North Dakotans Encouraged to Take Prevention Measures to Live Longer and Healthier Lives
The North Dakota Department of Health is highlighting the importance that public health and prevention play in keeping all North Dakota communities healthy during National Public Health Week recognize...
4/1/13 at 3:43 PM Private Well Safety a Concern During Flooding 4/12/11 at 8:23 AM
Flood Clean-Up and Health Safety Information 4/8/11 at 10:00 AM