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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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.
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.
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, March 24, 2017, 7:31 AM
Midwest Traveler: Searching for Czech heritage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Casper Star-Tribune Online, March 21, 2017, 4:44 PM
Flood outlook rises in Wyoming
Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 19, 2017, 6:46 AM
Justices to hear property rights dispute over family's land on St. Croix
Terre Haute Tribune Star, March 18, 2017, 11:05 PM
Mark Bennett: Float those boats right back to Terre Haute?
Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 16, 2017, 6:26 AM
A look at a trial over Missouri River flooding
Post-Bulletin, March 14, 2017, 9:43 AM
Answer Man: Dam shame that Oronoco didn't generate power

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