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Philanthropist Sanford donates $10 million to Crazy Horse Memorial
Adrian woman arrested on drug charges
S.D.’s Noem says farm bill nearly done, includes livestock provision
Bill would axe corn ethanol mandate
Boys hockey: Trojans outshot, outscored at home
Boys basketball: Pipestone Area edges Windom Area, JCC nipped in OT
Prep basketball: Arrow girls find the mark
Girls basketball: Marshall too much for Trojans in clash of unbeatens
Prep wrestling: Windom/Mountain Lake wins two of three
Column: Make a girl laugh
Column: Funding the nation's common defense
Column: Hungry for reform
Letter: Tax repeal still supported
Letter: Merry Christmas, despite its 'dark side'
Looking Back: 1963 - Temperatures plunge, winds blow up to 70 mph
Column: Hat's the way it was around town many years ago
Holiday exhibit opens Sunday
It's a small world: Artist Kimberly Jansen specializes in miniature works
Out and About
Walsh 80th birthday
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Proposed City Ordinance - Amend Title XV of City Code, Zoning Fee Schedule
Ordinance No. 1076 - Vacate Platted Public Utility Easement, Homewood Hills
August "Gus" Knoblock
Sarah R. (Aylward) Grimmius
Frederick August Reetz
April 1, 2009
Arson arrest made in garage fires
FARGO - A 23-year-old man is accused of setting fire to two neighboring garages early Wednesday in south Fargo. Officers arrested Michael Lee Duray of Fargo on suspicion of felony arson, Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes said. Crews responded to a call at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday of a...
April 1, 2009 - 3:00pm
March 31, 2009
Red River surge expected
As a blizzard howled its way toward the flood-stricken Red River Valley Monday, officials were warned of yet another threat on the horizon: a second crest in two weeks that could send the Red River back to 40 feet. The National Weather Service said there is a good possibility the...
March 31, 2009 - 10:27am
March 30, 2009
Fargo looks at transition from 'high alert' to 'alert' status as Red falls
FARGO - Flood fighting tensions eased this morning among officials leading the effort, despite the uncertainty of how a winter storm will impact the region. The city backed off its high alert status, slightly downgrading to alert status as the Red River continues its descent. The...
March 30, 2009 - 1:10pm
Fargo gets reprieve
Fargo-Moorhead got a slight reprieve Saturday, as it appears that, for now, the Red River has crested at a slightly lower level than expected. While the news brought a sense of cautious optimism to those on the front lines of the flood fight, officials on both sides of the river...
March 30, 2009 - 12:00am
March 26, 2009
Rural evacuations ongoing as Fargo-Moorhead prepares for record flood
A flood fight that was supposed to be 95 percent buttoned up in Fargo-Moorhead on Wednesday morning morphed into a 100 percent battle by 1 p.m., as the forecast for the Red River crest was bumped up another foot to 41 feet. Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said the new crest, expected...
March 26, 2009 - 11:12am
Moorhead woman arrested for standing on flood dike
Less than two hours after Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes vowed arrests and jail time for people who trespass on the metro area's dikes, authorities made such an arrest. A 40-year-old Moorhead woman trying to get photographs from on top of a dike was arrested for the Class B misdemeanor...
March 26, 2009 - 11:10am
Officials stress need for volunteers, urge vigilance in flood fight
FARGO - Today marks a critical day for flood fighters to top off sandbag levees and build secondary dikes throughout the city. A simple prayer kicked off the now daily flood meeting of officials leading the fight. "We need all the help we can get," said Mayor Dennis Walaker, adding...
March 26, 2009 - 11:07am
March 25, 2009
Snowfall complicates flood fight as 5 to 8 inches total expected in F-M area
Volunteers who spent Tuesday building dikes in Fargo-Moorhead woke up this morning to find their work blanketed by several inches of snow, and more was falling, further complicating the flood fight. About 3 inches of snow had fallen by 7 a.m.
March 25, 2009 - 10:18am
Editorial: Water rises; we should watch
In 1997, the Red River reached a record high of 39.6 feet in Fargo, N.D. That was also the year of the Grand Forks, N.D., flood, which prompted this famous headline in the Grand Forks Herald: "Come hell or high water." Well, both of those may well be on the way once again.
opinion / editorials
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 24, 2009
West central Minnesota volunteers answer call to fight Red River flood
By bus and by car, volunteers from west central Minnesota made their way to the Fargo-Moorhead area on Tuesday to help with the flood fight. Peterson Bus Service, New London, sent two buses on their way to the Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead area on Tuesday morning. And, it has plans...
March 24, 2009 - 1:46pm
Flood battle continues as officials ask volunteers to keep fighting
FARGO - A significant turnout by volunteers cranked out 450,000 sand-bags in the past 24 hours, boosting confidence of city, county and state officials that the city will hold back the Red River's rising floodwaters. A flurry of activity helped button up the city and many of its...
March 24, 2009 - 10:48am
March 23, 2009
Sandbag volunteers desperately needed
FARGO - Metro residents "are now at the point of stress and great concern," a local Salvation Army leader said today as officials pleaded for more volunteers to help sandbag. "Fear is setting in," Capt. Adam Moore said.
March 23, 2009 - 12:30pm
Minn. soldiers help fight flood
MOORHEAD - More than 200 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers have been activated to help fight flooding in the Red River Valley, a news release issued tonight says. Over 200 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers from the Moorhead-based 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry...
March 23, 2009 - 12:00pm
Preparing pets for Red River flood
FARGO, N.D. - As the region prepares for a possible flood, the FM Humane Society asks pet owners to prepare their pets for an emergency situation. Owners should find a safe place for pets ahead of time, such as with family and friends who live elsewhere or by making arrangements...
March 23, 2009 - 9:59am
March 20, 2009
Kidnapper gets 29 years
FARGO - Vincent Degidio Jr., who kidnapped a Fargo woman last year at gunpoint and threatened to kill and rape her, will spend nearly 29 years in prison for the crime. A federal judge sentenced Degidio to 346 months in prison - the equivalent of 28 years and 10 months during a hearing...
March 20, 2009 - 3:00pm