flood fight 2019

Moorhead To Host Flood Meeting On Tuesday

People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead city leaders will hold a community flood information meeting on Tuesday. They will talk about the city’s flood preparedness. People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders assigned to their neighborhoods to get any questions answered. The meeting is set for April 2 at 7 pm at the Comstock Memorial…

LIVE: Moorhead Continues Search for Sandbag Volunteers

The city has a goal of filling 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD– Moorhead is continuing to look for volunteers to help in the 2019 Flood Fight. The city has a goal of filling 150,000 sandbags. Click on the link to sign up to volunteer. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: flood fight 2019, moorhead, sandbag, Volunteer

Chamber Ambassadors Thank Sandbagging Volunteers in Moorhead

This is the first day people started sandbagging efforts for the city

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead officials say if there’s one way to get through the city’s 2019 flood fight, it’s through a team effort. The Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Mayor Jonathan Judd came out to thank all the volunteers who are taking the time out of their day to help the city sandbag. The chamber has previously asked employers…

Cass County in Urgent Need of Sandbagging Volunteers, Has None On Four Days

The county needs about 60 people per hour in order to complete 300,000 goal

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County is still in urgent need of volunteers to sandbag as it tests out operations at the Highway Department in West Fargo. The county is still looking for 45 volunteers from 2-5 p.m. tomorrow and more than 120 people are needed for Thursday. There are currently no volunteers signed up for March 29 and 30 or…

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…

Cass County Expects Harwood & Argusville to be Hit Hard by Flooding

They need 60 volunteers per hour

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown has signed a flood emergency declaration which follows one last week by Grand Forks County. Meanwhile, Cass County needs volunteers to help fill more than 300,000 sandbags. The county needs about 60 volunteers per hour to help complete their goal. If you’d like to help out, stop by the Cass County Highway…

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…

Flood Fight 2019: Moorhead Mayor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Flooding Season

the city will also put together 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD, Minn. — On Monday, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney issued a state of emergency because of expected flooding. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd is now doing the same. Judd says the flood fight coming in just a few weeks is nothing the city can’t handle. “The bottom line is this: Moorhead is prepared for this flood flight. I’m surrounded by the command…

City of Fargo Looking for Sandbag Volunteers

Fargo Sandbag Central will be open from 7-7 p.m. on Monday through Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Sandbag Central is trying to fill one million sandbags in the next two weeks but to complete the goal, they’re going to need help. The city is looking for two hundred volunteers to fill sandbags from seven to seven Monday through Friday. Fargo Sandbag Central will start operations on Tuesday and try to fill one hundred thousand…