Flood

Sterns to Appear Before ND Historic Preservation Board in Effort to Save Fargo Home

It's the first step in the process to getting their house listed on the National Register of Historic Places

  FARGO, N.D. — John and Sherri Stern are taking the next step to save their Fargo house which was designed by a member of Frank Lloyd Wright’s family. The Sterns will appear before the North Dakota Historic Preservation Review Board next Friday. It’s the first step in the process to getting their house listed on the National Register of…

The City of Grand Forks Reflects on the Flood of ’97

For those who were there for the 1997 flood they remember it like it was yesterday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Life came to a screeching halt for thousands of people in Grand Forks after the flood of 1997. But after 20 years, the city has grown and improved. For many people who were in the heart of the disaster, it still feels like yesterday. The river rose to 54.35 feet in 1997. It is still the…

City of Grand Forks Features “20 Years Stronger” Section on Its Website

Its website is featuring a section called "20 Years Stronger", highlighting the devastation the city overcame.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The city of Grand Forks is commemorating how far it’s come since the flood. Its website is featuring a section called “20 Years Stronger”, highlighting the devastation the city overcame. A spokesperson with the city says the feature is meant to show how Grand Forks is “stronger than ever before,” rather than the hardships the disaster…

F-M Flood Diversion: Groundbreaking for Flood Protection

Community members remember the flood of 97 and move forward with the diversion project

RED RIVER VALLEY — City and state leaders from both sides of the Red gathered to remember an event that devastated the region throughout the valley. It’s been 20 years since the flood of ’97 and while they talk about how they were able to overcome, leaders are also discussing how to move forward with future protection. “I remember some…

Northern Valley Still Facing Flood Warning

There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level

NECHE, N.D. — Only one flood warning remains in the northern valley. The warning for the Pembina River at Neche has been extended to Thursday. There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level. It has fallen from moderate to minor flood stage in the past 24 hours. The governor has declared an emergency declaration for…

Flood Waters Near Neche, ND Recede

The Pembina River at Neche is receding

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL The Pembina River at Neche is finally going down. It should drop below major flood stage by Sunday morning, despite a few showers last night. It is down enough that Highway 18 has reopened to the Canadian border and the border crossing is operational. A flood warning remains in effect for Neche, Pembina and Walhalla as river…

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…

Northern Parts of the Red River Valley Dealing with Floodwaters

Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Flooding continues across the northern Red River Valley. The Pembina River at Neche is down a little but water flows are beginning to increase again. Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days. The crest at Pembina is ongoing with a slow fall expected to continue…

NWS Lowers Projected Crest for Park River in Grafton

The pool at Homme Dam leveled off this morning and appeared to crest

  GRAFTON, N.D. — National Weather Service has drastically lowered the projected crest on the Park River in Grafton. A flood warning is still in effect as the river is expected to top out around 14.5 feet on Saturday, down from a projected 16 feet. The pool at Homme Dam leveled off this morning and appeared to crest. The Red…

Rise in Temperatures Leading to Rise in River Levels

Flood warnings are also out for Drayton, Neche, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  RED RIVER VALLEY — Our warm weather is producing snow melt runoff in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota and river levels are rising. A flood warning has been extended in Grafton. The Park River is expected to rise into major flood category with a crest near 16 feet by Saturday. That is nearing the record high of 16.16…