Flood Fight 2019

City of Fargo Calls On Residents To Help Fill Sandbags

The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both by individuals and groups in deciding when to volunteer.

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is asking members of the public to sign up and assist in producing one million sandbags. Similar to 2009, a Fargo flood volunteer website allows the public to see where assistance is needed to ensure sandbag-filling “spiders” are running at full capacity. The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both…

ND Farm Rescue Launching “Operation Hay Lift” to Nebraska

North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its ``Operation Hay Lift'' program to help drought-stricken Upper Midwest ranchers in 2017.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The Plains farm aid nonprofit Farm Rescue is launching an effort to bring donated hay to flood-stricken Nebraska ranchers. North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its “Operation Hay Lift” program to help drought-stricken Upper Midwest ranchers in 2017. Dozens of volunteer truckers hauled hundreds of loads of hay to the region. The organization now wants to…