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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Three BSU soccer players earn all-region honors
BSU lands 24 on Academic All-NSIC Team
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
November 4, 2013
Mankato history village now center of flood fight
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials say a cluster of replica buildings where an annual Minnesota history festival is held sits in a flood zone and must go. The Star Tribune reports the buildings are owned by 75-year-old philanthropist Jack McGowan. Mankato's annual History...
November 4, 2013 - 1:35pm
April 8, 2013
Twin Cities volunteers help with Fargo sandbags
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The city of Fargo is getting help from other states in its quest to fill a million sandbags to prepare for expected spring flooding. Volunteers from the Headwaters Relief organization in Minneapolis-St. Paul were among the workers last week when Fargo kicked off...
April 8, 2013 - 7:38am
March 7, 2013
Flood risk increases for Red River Valley with March snowfall
FARGO – Early March snowfall has raised the risk of major flooding on the Red River, the National Weather Service said today in its latest flood outlook. In Fargo, the chances of the Red River topping major flood stage of 30 feet has risen from 79 percent to 88 percent since the...
March 7, 2013 - 10:34am
February 21, 2013
Fargo-Moorhead's flood chances jump to 79 percent after snowfall
FARGO – Recent snowfall has significantly increased the chances of major flooding on the Red River here, from 6 percent last month to 79 percent in the latest flood outlook released today by the National Weather Service. Major flood stage in Fargo is 30 feet. There’s a 50 percent...
February 21, 2013 - 10:29am
October 19, 2012
Flooding-damaged Minn. park reopens Monday
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A northeastern Minnesota park closed for four months due to flooding damage is reopening. The Duluth News Tribune reports...
October 19, 2012 - 12:06pm
September 24, 2012
Lake Superior Zoo cited in connection with animal flood deaths
DULUTH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited the Lake Superior Zoo for inadequate shelter for its farm animals at the West Duluth facility. The zoo has since satisfied the USDA’s demand that the zoo provide adequate shelter at its farm animal exhibit. Six sheep and four...
September 24, 2012 - 9:32pm
June 12, 2012
First Red River diversion buyouts might come soon
FARGO, N.D. -- The first home buyouts to make way for the proposed $2 billion Red River diversion project at Fargo could happen in the next few months. A committee on Monday recommended three homes in Oxbow for early buyouts due to medical hardships. The recommendation still must...
June 12, 2012 - 9:45am
June 24, 2011
Floodwater forces U.S. 2 closure between Minot, Towner N.D. Highway 41 closed in Velva, N.D., for levee construction
U.S. Highway 2 from the East Burdick Expressway Junction at Minot to about four miles west of Towner, N.D., has been closed. Local traffic won't be allowed to travel between the closed area and Towner, either. In a news release, the North Dakota Department of Transportation and...
June 24, 2011 - 2:43pm
June 22, 2011
Sirens sound in Minot at river tops dikes
MINOT -- The warning came five hours ahead of a looming deadline for nearly 11,000 residents to evacuate their homes for a second time in a month.
June 22, 2011 - 2:04pm
March 19, 2010
Bemidji assistant principal helps flood fight in Fargo-Moorhead
From assistant principal in Bemidji High School halls to Army Guardsmen on Clay County streets, Captain Chip Rankin leads and keeps a watchful eye. "Yesterday I was mentoring kids, now I am mentoring soldiers." The Guardman's chopper control points in Moorhead, secures dikes, and...
March 19, 2010 - 6:40am
May 7, 2009
Beltrami eligible for FEMA assistance
Beltrami County is now eligible for individual assistance from the federal government for flooding this spring, the officials said Wednesday night. Beltrami, Marshall and Polk counties were added as eligible for individual assistance programs Wednesday, according to the Federal Emergency...
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
Minnesota Legislature: Committee approves flood funding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators are considering spending $67 million to help fund flood clean-up and prevention efforts, but that is not enough...
April 30, 2009 - 1:07am
April 11, 2009
Disaster aid gets expanded
ST. PAUL -- Homeowners in four northwestern Minnesota counties who suffered flooding may be eligible for federal assistance. A presidential disaster declaration for the Red River Valley was expanded Friday to include aid to individuals and homeowners affected by flooding in Clay,...
April 11, 2009 - 2:42am
April 10, 2009
Red River Valley: Federal aid follows disaster declaration
April 10, 2009 - 12:55am
April 7, 2009
Red River Valley flooding: Lawmakers not happy with public works spending
ST. PAUL - Flood-weary Red River Valley residents should not be forced to worry about future flood-prevention funding, northwestern Minnesota representatives said Monday as they tried in vain to increase spending on permanent new dikes and other such measures. The Minnesota House...
April 7, 2009 - 1:42am