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City of Fargo, Cass County Provide 2019 Flood Fight Update

the city is taking precautions with over nine miles of emergency levees

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo and Cass County hold the first of many flood meetings to keep the community aware of the changes they will see over the next few weeks. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says the pace the snow is melting at is good for the time being but he doesn’t expect it to stay that way for…

Flood Fight 2019: Argusville Mayor Declares State of Emergency, Asking Community Members to Clear Culverts

The city previously had flooding in 2009, 2010 and 2011

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. — Mayor Darren Wetzel declares a state of emergency ahead of flooding expected this spring. He says this is a flood fight all about the city’s preparedness. “You can’t assume the best when things can go bad,” Wetzel said. The state of emergency is meant to keep Argusville eligible for state and federal funding if it needs it in…

Cass County Commissioners Issue Emergency Declaration For Spring Flooding

Could Overland Flooding Be Similar To County Flooding In 2011?

CASS COUNTY, ND — Cass County Commissioners issuing an emergency declaration in response to the latest flood outlook. County Engineer Jason Benson says there will be “multiple flood battles” to deal with along the Red River and its tributaries north of West Fargo. He expects the overland flooding from the Sheyenne, Maple and Rush rivers will form a “huge lake”, stretching…

Property Tax Frustrations Brought to the County Budget Meeting

One man told commissioners he might move to Minnesota

FARGO, ND — People told Cass County leaders how they could be driven from their homes with the latest property tax increase. It’s their main concern while commissioners begin to finalize the 2018 budget. “It’s got me looking at moving to Moorhead because the property taxes are quite a bit lower there,” said Merrill Hinger of West Fargo. Many property owners…