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May 15, 2017
Life along the Red River in Fargo is changing dramatically thanks, in part, to efforts to protect the city from river flooding, including a newly constructed floodwall. Ann Arbor Miller / MPR News 90.3 FM
Diversion backers hope Trump infrastructure plan could give project federal funding
May 15, 2017 - 6:00am
May 6, 2017
Karl Swenson, a 14-year-old from Kindred, N.D., has written a musical piece in three movements to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the flooding that hit the Ada, Minn., area in the spring of 1997.
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For Ada, closure from flood comes from teen from Kindred
May 6, 2017 - 7:05am
April 20, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday, June 29, that work can continue on the ring dike around the Oxbow area. Forum file photo.
Court lifts part of injunction against Oxbow ring dike in F-M diversion suit
April 20, 2017 - 2:56pm
April 19, 2017
Michael Harvey models the gear he wore to clean out his basement after the 1997 flood. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
1997 flood profile: Michael Harvey
April 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer holds a photo of  first lady Nancy Schafer, with Mayor Pat Owens and Elizabeth Dole, head of the American Red Cross, on a flood tour of Grand Forks in 1997. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
1997 flood profile: Ed Schafer: 'We had to look at the fire and say we've got to let it burn'
April 19, 2017 - 3:27pm
Blizzard Hannah, the fiercest of the eight blizzards in the winter of 1996-97, was the namesake of Hannah Vonasek, who was 2 years old at the time and the daughter of Herald design editor Janelle Vonasek. Hannah's doll, Elmo, also had a blizzard named after him in 1997. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Flood of 1997 profile: Blizzard Hannah meets Blizzard Elmo, and they both survive
April 19, 2017 - 2:03pm
April 18, 2017
Roberta Cox: 'That's all you can do with tragedies ... have fun with the good memories'
April 18, 2017 - 8:55pm
Edith Blinsmon led the fight to save Riverside Manor from being demolished to build a dike along the Red River near the Kennedy Bridge. The historic building was saved and a floodwall built to protect the neighborhood.  photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Flood of 1997: Edith Blinsmon credited with saving Riverside Manor in Grand Forks from wrecking ball
April 18, 2017 - 8:53pm
During a recent visit to the Manvel Elementary School, Grand Forks Herald publishers Mike Maidenberg, left, and Mike Jacobs recount the Herald's occupation of the school during the flood of 1997. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Herald didn't miss a day and won Pulitzer Prize for its efforts during flood of 1997
April 18, 2017 - 8:51pm
A fire-bombing plane, usually used in forest fires, drops fire retardant on the downtown blaze. The electrical fire in one of the oldest office buildings in downtown Grand Forks , the Security Building, was reported at 4:15 p.m. and was still being fought twenty-two hours later. photo by Chuck Kimmerle/Grand Forks Herald
ND House votes in remembrance of 1997 'devastation'
April 18, 2017 - 5:44pm
April 17, 2017
The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials break ground Monday, April 17, 2017, on the flood diversion at the site of the dam inlet structure south of Horace, N.D.
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F-M diversion breaks ground amid protest
April 17, 2017 - 6:26pm
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VIDEO: Protesters turn out for groundbreaking of F-M flood diversion project
April 17, 2017 - 1:56pm
April 16, 2017
Marlene Dvorak kept a daily journal throughout the Flood of 1997.    photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Flood of 1997 profile: Marlene Dvorak
April 16, 2017 - 2:46pm
Dr. Ann Porter, former principal at Lincoln Elementary, is photographed near a sculpture in Lincoln Park at the site of her former school. Porter made sure her students were safely evacuated from  Lincoln Park during the flood of by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Flood of 1997 profile: Ann Porter
April 16, 2017 - 1:45pm
Marilyn Hagerty: 1997 flood part of history books now
April 16, 2017 - 12:59pm