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Red River Valley City Leaders to Mark 20th Anniversary of ’97 Flood

The ceremony will commemorate April 17, 1997, the day the Red River crested in Fargo-Moorhead

  HORACE, N.D. — Leaders will mark the 20th anniversary of the 1997 Fargo-Moorhead Flood on Monday. Members of the Flood Diversion Authority and various city and county leaders will hold a ceremony south of Horace at 1 o’clock. The ceremony will commemorate April 17, 1997, the day the Red River crested in Fargo-Moorhead. There will also be a groundbreaking…

Nearly 20 Years Since Major Blizzard of ’97

April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for spring after 10 blizzards that winter

  NORTH DAKOTA — It’s been nearly 20 years since a devastating April blizzard struck North Dakota. It began as freezing rain or sleet on April 4th. By the time it was done on the 7th, it dumped as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas. April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for…