Flooding

Fargo Mayor says 2020 was a difficult year & he’s optimistic about 2021

He also talked about the urgency to discuss race relations in the metro.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney says that through unprecedented times, the city continues to shine and lead by example. Metro mayors held the annual State of the Cities. Mahoney says some of the highlights include how thousands of volunteers came together last march to produce more than 230,000 sandbags when there was a possibility of flooding. He…

Supt. says Covid-19 is ‘leading to increase of stress & anxiety’ among students

Johnson says that's one of the main reasons why they're determined to keep their school doors open.

NORTH DAKOTA –  Governor Doug Burgum invites educators to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in schools. Although North Dakota continues to break records for the wrong reasons, the governor says their goals continue to be the same. “Protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity, keep kids in school in-person, keep our economy open, that’s what we’ve been about since the beginning…

6 North Dakota Counties Included In Presidential Disaster Request

Benson, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Mountrail, Nelson and Wells

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for storms that hit North Dakota in late June and early July causing flash flooding in several counties. The storms from June 29 through July 1 are blamed for causing over $5 million in damage to roads and other infrastructure. Burgum includes six counties in his request: Benson,…

Red River Continues To Rise In Grand Forks & East Grand Forks

Crews are installing the floodwalls at Lincoln Drive Park and Elks Drive

Courtesy: Northern Plains UAS Test Site 1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Northern Plains UAS Test Site is giving us a look at how high the water is in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. This is a drone shot of the Sorlie Bridge which has been closed to traffic. You can see chunks of ice jammed…

National Guard in Oslo, Minn. to fight flooding

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. – Gov. Walz is sending the Minnesota National Guard to Oslo to deal with another round of spring flooding. The guard will assist the Marshall County Sheriff by monitoring dikes and flood protection systems. They will also help if the area needs any evacuations. Oslo and the surrounding region is experiencing flooding that is blocking off many…

Flooding Closes Section of Highway 54 Near Manvel, North Dakota

There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use an alternate route

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Some rural North Dakota homes are being surrounded by flood waters. Drone footage was taken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation of Highway 54. Water can be seen covering the highway between I-29 and the Red River about seven miles north of Manvel. There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use…