House approves downstream protection
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House voted to protect Red River Valley residents downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood-prevention project, saying they should not face worse flooding just to protect the river's largest metropolitan area.
The close voice vote came Monday night before the full House voted 92-37 in favor of a public works funding proposal of more than $1 billion.
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