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More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
State Board of Higher Education approves change in tenure policy
North Dakota legislators take mid-session break, assess work of the 'first period'
Mehl's Gluten-Free Bakery adds coffee, cafe, home decor store after moving to larger storefront
CVB leader: Fargo should still pursue its own convention center
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: Piepkorn defends his letter on economic incentives, calls Gehrig 'a disappointment'
Hoeven, Cramer got it wrong
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
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Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Davies girls make hockey history with quarterfinal win
Fourth line sparks Central boys to opening-round win
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
Top seed Bismarck girls roll past Williston
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
February 16, 2017
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
SOUTHWEST CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — From a distance, it will probably look like an elevated road stretching from beyond the line of trees that...
February 16, 2017 - 7:34pm
Diversion won't help Fargo fight rain-driven flash floods
FARGO — Last summer, when the city tested the new lift station by City Hall in the middle of a rain storm, it found itself reaching the pumps'...
January 16, 2017 - 5:18pm
December 7, 2016
Dalrymple budget includes $66.5 million for F-M diversion
FARGO — There's $66.5 million set aside for the Fargo-Moorhead flood-diversion project in Gov. Jack Dalrymple's final budget, according to...
December 7, 2016 - 1:49pm
October 26, 2016
Extending tax essential for flood work
On the Nov. 8 ballot we have the opportunity to lay the financial foundation to build protection from record floods in the metropolitan area by voting "yes" on two ballot measures. Both Fargo Measure 1 and Cass County Measure 1 support permanent flood protection by extending current...
October 26, 2016 - 5:06am
September 20, 2016
Big F-M road projects nearing completion
The next couple weeks should see several major road projects wrap up in the Fargo-Moorhead area, though some that are slated to be completed...
September 20, 2016 - 9:27am
April 29, 2015
WF School Board votes against special assessment
The West Fargo School Board followed in the City's Commission's footsteps Monday night by voting against using a special assessment as a funding mechanism for the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. Like the City Commission's vote a week ago, a majority of the...
April 29, 2015 - 4:04pm
April 21, 2015
West Fargo votes no to diversion assessment
The West Fargo City Commission decided it wanted to send a message to the city of Fargo and Cass County by voting "no" to using a special assessment as a funding mechanism for the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. While commissioners said they support the diversion...
April 21, 2015 - 1:29pm
December 10, 2014
After 25 years in elected office, Vanyo to stay on F-M diversion board
Last week marked the first time in 25 years that Cass County Commissioner Darrell Vanyo is not holding an elected office, but he’ll still be...
December 10, 2014 - 12:36am
January 23, 2013
WF Commission discusses F-M diversion options
In Monday's meeting, the West Fargo City Commission reviewed their options as they relate to the Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project, which were laid out by City Administrator Jim Brownlee. The commissioners decided to continue monitoring the process, and did not vote on the topic. "I...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
November 21, 2012
What will diversion cost residents? City looking for answers
West Fargo City Commissioners made it clear Monday night that they don't like being in the dark regarding cost figures and how they will affect the city's residents as they relate to the latest plan the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is favoring for the Red River Diversion. About three...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
Mayor's Musings: Diversion totally operational, receiving minor overhaul
Many people have asked me how work is progressing on the West Fargo diversion. If you drive by the diversion on Sheyenne Street, it looks like a big mess. However, Kevin Bucholz with Moore Engineering says the diversion, if needed today, is fully functional. The diversion was designed...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Mayor's Musings: Reasoning behind a more western diversion
As part of the process, the city of West Fargo sent a letter to the Corps of Engineers to explain our position on why we feel it is important to move the proposed Red River diversion to the west and not hook into the West Fargo diversion. I will list some of the highlights from the...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
June 22, 2011
Mayor's Musings: Comments sought regarding diversion
Thanks to all of you for the kind words about the first column and for sending your questions. Many of you have asked for my thoughts on the proposed Red River diversion. That is fine and may take more than one column to cover. However, we need to hear from you first! The Corps...
June 22, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Engineers to survey Sheyenne River
The Army Corp of Engineers will be conducting studies on the Sheyenne River to help obtain information relevant for the diversion study. Surveyors will be using snowmobiles in order to obtain this information, and citizens are alerted to the fact that these snowmobiles are being...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Commission sticking with diversion to the west
West Fargo City Commissioners indicated Monday night they might pull the plug on their support of the Red River Diversion Project if Army Corps of Engineer officials don't consider moving the alignment at least a mile and a half west, to avoid any negative impact on West Fargo's Sheyenne...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am