DISTRICT JUDGE JOHN TUNHEIM

Judge Allows Non-Waterway Work To Resume On FM Diversion Project

The project has been challenged by upstream residents who argue the project will lead to more flooding on their land

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A federal judge has cleared the way for some work to resume on a massive flood control project in the Fargo-Moorhead area. District Judge John Tunheim on Monday ruled work could resume on certain portions of a $2.2 billion diversion aimed at steering the Red River safely past the cities in times of flooding. Fargo and Moorhead have…