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Flood Fighting In Rural Steele County, North Dakota

STEELE CO., Minn. (KVRR) — Emergency crews are using a boat to shuttle firemen and other rescue personnel back and forth from a house surrounded by water. The farmstead in Steele County had dike protection, but it failed last night. Fire crews from Hatton and Northwood were able to bring pumps online in an attempt to help save the family’s…

Norman County Battles 2019 Flood Fight As Red River Rises

The Red River in Halstad is expected to crest at 38 feet by Tuesday

NORMAN COUNTY, Minn. — Pools of water on the side of the road are just a little bit of the flooding you’ll see in Perley. “We’ve got the ditches that are looking like this but like I said, we’re maintaining and if anyone needs sandbags, we’ve been helping them out with providing sand. The farmers, everybody,” said Ann Kruse, Mayor…

Fargo Man Arrested After Suspected DUI Crash Near the Dike

Police say 40-year-old Homer Winans III was arrested for DUI, possession and two outstanding warrants

HR09_131569920147680000 HR09_131569920220670000 HR09_131569920261340000 HR09_131569920304340000 FARGO, ND — One person was taken into custody after crashing into several trees near the dike just off 15th Avenue and 4th Street South in Fargo. Police say 40-year-old Homer Winans III was arrested for DUI, possession and two outstanding warrants. It was around 2 o’clock when Winans allegedly drove his car off the road,…

City of Grafton Prepping for Potential Major Flood

Crews have started to bring in supplies to build clay temporary levees.

GRAFTON, N.D. — The city of Grafton is fighting back against the flood waters. Crews have started to stock up to build temporary levees. “Starting tomorrow, there will be temporary dikes built at 5th street at McHugh Avenue and across at the campground entrance,” said Deputy Chief Alex Droske with the Grafton Police Department. “We will also be closing Wakeman…