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St. Mary's Samplings 092014
Tiger Beat-Morris Area High School 092014
Looking Back 092014
Community Calendar 092014
Stevens County board approves 6 percent preliminary levy increase for 2015
Tigers sting YME in four sets
State ranked Melrose swims by Gators
Cougar golf hosts invite in Benson
UMM alumni achieves milestone career win
Tigers snap two match losing streak
Marvin Earl Andersen
Letter: Promises not kept
Letter: The safety of Minnesota’s children
Letter: When is a liberal politician not a liberal?
Talking it over: The road less traveled
Michael Haynes: Property tax abatement is not new for Stevens County
Area Student Accomplishments 092014
Open Houses 092014
Myriam Sanchez Salguero
Elin Nancy Davenport
LeRoy Arthur Henriksen
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
Features from the Farm 082314
July 27, 2011
Travel advisory for Highway 12 east of Ortonville
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for Highway 12 east of Ortonville. There is water over the roadway due...
news / region
July 27, 2011 - 9:06am
May 3, 2011
Highway 12 east of Ortonville open
The Minnesota Department of Transportation opened Highway 12 east of Ortonville today. Highway 12 has been closed at this location since early...
news / region
May 3, 2011 - 3:41pm
April 9, 2010
Weather Channel's 'Storm Stories' features 2009 Red River valley flood
"Storm Stories" typically gravitates toward nature's most violent moments. Tornadoes, in particular, are the bread and butter for the half-hour original show on The Weather Channel. The show will shake it up Saturday, when an episode about last year's Red River flooding will premiere. A...
news / region
April 9, 2010 - 11:20am
April 7, 2010
West Fargo students sandbag high school doors as prank, could face consequences
WEST FARGO - High school seniors here found a mischievous purpose for unused sandbags left over from the spring flood fight. Custodial staff arrived just after 6 a.m. today to find sandbags piled about 3 feet high in front of all of the school's major doors, Principal Gary Clark...
April 7, 2010 - 4:14am
March 26, 2010
Driver ignores barricades; car nearly swept away
Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney said a Fargo man is lucky to be alive after he drove around barricades and got stranded on a flooded road Thursday...
March 26, 2010 - 11:32am
March 25, 2010
Nothing like the mighty Red River, Perham experiences flooding of its own
Perham experienced flooding of a different sort, when a lake formed between the public library and the history museum last week. An old water line near the History Museum of East Otter Tail broke March 18, according to Merle Meece, Perham public works supervisor. "It was an old...
news / region
March 25, 2010 - 12:16pm
March 17, 2010
Second crest at Wahpeton expected to be 17 feet
The Red River crested at Wahpeton, N.D.-Breckenridge, Minn., just before midnight Monday, with the latest outlook projecting it will embark on...
March 17, 2010 - 7:43am
Rivers still rising, but alarm not being sounded
MONTEVIDEO -- Water levels on the Minnesota River are continuing to rise at a faster-than-expected pace, but current forecasts are not sounding...
news / region
March 17, 2010 - 7:41am
February 23, 2010
Moorhead seeks volunteers for sandbag-filling site opening Monday
Moorhead will start its 2010 flood fight Monday with the opening of a sandbag-filling site on the north side of town the city hopes will be manned with volunteers. With a goal of having 300,000 sandbags ready and waiting for a potential flood, the City Council on Monday approved...
February 23, 2010 - 9:57am
February 10, 2010
Downstream cities begin flood prep
MONTEVIDEO -- In answer to the question about ''where will all this snow go?'' -- downstream, and that has communities on the receiving end beginning to plan for the possibility of spring flooding. Officials in Montevideo are meeting Thursday to discuss preparations, while their...
February 10, 2010 - 9:35am
July 29, 2009
US flag flown in Iraq raised in Moorhead
An American flag that was flown over a military base in Balad, Iraq, will be flown over Moorhead City Hall until Friday. The flag was provided by Capt. Cheryl Wachenheim on behalf the 834th Aviation Battalion. The battalion sent the flag as a way of acknowledging the flood fight...
July 29, 2009 - 9:26am
May 26, 2009
Peterson says there's "minus 5 percent" chance for flood diversion on Minnesota side of Red River
MOORHEAD - U.S. Rep. Colin Peterson said today he doesn't think a Red River diversion around Fargo-Moorhead on the Minnesota side of the river is realistic. The $909 million, 30-mile diversion was one of two main possibilities for permanent flood control unveiled by the Army Corps...
news / government
May 26, 2009 - 9:51pm
May 17, 2009
Private sandbag levees need to go to curb in Breckenridge, Wolverton
Residents of Breckenridge and Wolverton, Minn., who built private sandbag levees that were not part of the mainline levee systems protecting their cities, need to bring the sandbags to the curb no later than Monday to have them removed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began picking...
May 17, 2009 - 4:44am
May 7, 2009
Fargo flooded with free beer
Fargo faces a new kind of flood, but this one is being welcomed with open arms - and mouths. One thousand cases of beer from Dixie Brewing Co. in New Orleans are on the way to Fargo to help Mayor Dennis Walaker fulfill a promise. Tonight, everyone 21 and older who attends the post-flood...
May 7, 2009 - 9:36am
Lawmakers push flood-relief plans
May 7, 2009 - 9:03am