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Dayton seeks presidential disaster declaration for flooded Minnesota counties
Lt. Governor candidate visits Perham
School parking lots to be sealcoated
Rule tweaks keep projects moving
Hanson runner-up at state clays
D-G-F sweeps Stingers in Perham
Grunewald takes 1,500m title in Italy
Buzz split doubleheader with East Grand Forks
Third annual Beast Mode Challenge July 26
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Otter Tail County launches website
Great River Energy comes in under budget for 2013
CMCU awarded grant for leadership training
East Silent Lake resort opens new vacation home
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Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
Independence Day fireworks in Perham
East Otter Tail County Fair
'Paws to Read' summer reading program
November 18, 2009
National Weather Service flood outlook says soil conditions 'very similar' to fall 2008
GRAND FORKS - Late fall rains have kept groundwater conditions overly wet heading into the winter, which could affect spring flooding, the National Weather Service said today. In a news release on possible spring flood impacts, the Weather Service office in Grand Forks said the rainfall...
November 18, 2009 - 11:21am
November 2, 2009
Fargo to start work on raising 2 levees
FARGO -- Work on raising two large levees along the Red River just east of Fargo's Fourth Street South may start this fall, city officials said last week. The Red River levees, which include Dike East/Dike West, protect the area south of the downtown to the current 100-year flood...
November 2, 2009 - 11:46am
October 22, 2009
Minnesota residents guarded on flood plans
MOORHEAD -- The red line that cuts across a map shows a potential Minnesota diversion that cuts right through the farmstead Marvin Jacobsen was born and raised on. A diversion will destroy his land, the longtime resident said Wednesday during a meeting at Minnesota State University...
October 22, 2009 - 1:26pm
October 20, 2009
Moorhead flood meeting puts focus on diversion plans
MOORHEAD -- A North Dakota diversion, or a Minnesota diversion? The possibility of either one dominated the thoughts of Fargo-Moorhead area officials Monday after they heard an update on potential flood-protection projects. "I'm really happy to see that a diversion is looking like...
October 20, 2009 - 9:02am
October 9, 2009
Flooding outlook favorable for Red River Valley
FARGO -- Abnormally wet weather so far this fall may have some Fargo-Moorhead residents worried that Mother Nature is planning another big spring flood. But the National Weather Service says the outlook is favorable for less precipitation in the long term. "At least at this juncture,...
October 9, 2009 - 9:09am
August 28, 2009
Pawlenty praises flood recovery efforts
MOORHEAD -- Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Thursday praised flood recovery efforts in the Moorhead area, but added there is "still a lot of work...
August 28, 2009 - 10:45am
April 13, 2009
Oslo, Minn., couple marooned with about 50 deer on their farm
Ray and Jane Bushaw have been cut off from the outside world for more than two weeks since the Red River began creeping up on the ring dike that surrounds their property south of Oslo, Minn. But that doesn't mean they don't have company. Almost 50 deer have taken up residence in...
April 13, 2009 - 12:59pm
March 26, 2009
Volunteer buses to Moorhead scheduled this evening
Volunteer buses to Moorhead for flood relief work will resume tonight. Buses will leave the Frazee Event Center at 5:00 p.m. and the Detroit Lakes Police Department parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Return buses will leave Moorhead to return home at 9:30 p.m. at the latest. Stops on the...
March 26, 2009 - 2:17pm
March 25, 2009
Area overland flooding washing out township roads
An hour west of here may have the serious flooding but overland flooding is still causing some problems in East Otter Tail County. The battle...
March 25, 2009 - 12:03pm
March 24, 2009
Bus to Moorhead set up for sandbagging volunteers in Detroit Lakes and Frazee
The city of Detroit Lakes is organizing a volunteer sandbagging effort to help Moorhead as the Red River is due to flood to a record level later this week. Anderson Bus Company of Frazee is donating a bus and driver each evening until further notice to transport volunteers. The...
March 24, 2009 - 1:42pm
State offers flood assistance
ST. PAUL - The first request came in Thursday: 50,000 sandbags were needed in northwestern Minnesota's Clay County and Oakport Township. In the days since, state officials received pleas for dozens of electric generators, boats, water pumps and more than 1 million sandbags from communities...
March 24, 2009 - 7:36am
Flood fighting in full swing
Students, soldiers, neighbors and other volunteers slogged through the rain en masse Monday, racing to reinforce levees and fill sandbags while the area braced for more moisture today and Wednesday. As the National Weather Service stuck to its prediction that the Red River will crest...
March 24, 2009 - 7:28am