Flood Season 2011

Corps to increase outflows from western Minn. dam

Heavy rains are prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase the outflow from a western Minnesota dam.

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Reinforcing levee in Minot N.D. flooding forces some Minn. companies to relocate Record flooding in North Dakota is affecting Minnesota companies with operations and facilities in that state.
Obama declares 20 Minnesota counties disaster areas The declaration will allow state and local governments and some nonprofit organizations to receive federal funding to help pay for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms and flooding.
Kindred meeting Latest diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead faces fierce opposition A proposed diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead would flood several small upstream communities and thousands of acres of farm land. Hundreds of people would be relocated to make room for a large area to hold water during a flood.
Building a dike Sandbagging costs soar in Moorhead The bill for fighting the spring flood in Moorhead is coming due, and it's heading north of a budget-busting $2.5 million.

Statewide Flood Stories

Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 28, 2014, 6:11 AM
6 am update: County 61/Flying Cloud Drive construction begins this morning
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 27, 2014, 11:12 PM
A Comfortable Week - Heating Up Again Next Weekend
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 25, 2014, 11:48 PM
From July to September in 24 Hours. Orange Cone Alert Remains in Effect
Post-Bulletin, July 23, 2014, 5:11 PM
Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes
Post-Bulletin, July 23, 2014, 10:17 AM
Minnesota wants say in Red River diversion lawsuit
Post-Bulletin, July 23, 2014, 8:52 AM
Hammond seeks to attract outdoor tourism

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