Flooding

“Largest Disaster State Has Ever Seen” Says South Dakota Governor Touring Flooding

Gov. Noem visited flooded areas on Lake Thompson and Lake Poinsett on Saturday

LAKE THOMPSON, SD — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says state leaders are working to battle through the record flooding that has affected parts of her state. Noem visited flooded areas on Lake Thompson and Lake Poinsett on Saturday to see what she and her team could do to help those who have been affected by the flooding. People along…

City of Dazey Wants to Clear False Reports on Flooding

City has been dealing with groundwater and overland flooding for several weeks

DAZEY, N.D. — The city of Dazey and Barnes County wants to clear up any false reports regarding  the city’s recent flooding situation. Below is what the Barnes County Emergency Manager sent out. — — — — City of Dazey, North Dakota Press Statement Regarding Summer 2019 Flooding As of 4:00pm on July 18, 2019 General Information The City of…

Rural Areas in Cass County Dealing With Flooding

CASS COUNTY N.D- Parts of rural Cass County are still dealing with the water leftover from storms this week. Areas around the Maple River outside Mapleton are dealing with some overland flooding. The water is causing damage to crops along roads and it’s still going to take some time for that water to drain. The buildup is from recent rainfalls…

Barnes County Issues Warning After Heavy Rainfall

If you see a road hazard that is not marked, contact Barnes County Dispatch at 701-845-8181

BARNES CO., ND — Barnes County Emergency Management is asking that you use caution when traveling on county and township roads. Do not attempt to drive through water and do not drive around barricades. If you see a road hazard that is not marked, contact Barnes County Dispatch at 701-845-8181. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: barnes county, COUNTY,…

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For North Dakota & Minnesota

Covers Damage In Both States Caused By Spring Flooding

BISMARCK, ND — President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for North Dakota and Minnesota due to widespread spring flooding. Governors Doug Burgum and Tim Walz both requested federal help last month in dealing with flooding that damaged homes, infrastructure, roads and farmland this spring. The damage is expected to exceed $40 million in Minnesota and $8.5 million in North…

Back 9-holes At Edgewood To Open Saturday After Flooding Recedes

The remaining front 9-holes to open as turf conditions improve

FARGO, ND — Fargo Park District is opening the back 9-holes of Edgewood Public Golf Course for play on Saturday at 8:00 am. Due to flooding damage, the 9-hole course is temporarily playing at a par 34 with the remaining front 9-holes to open as turf conditions improve. You can only book your tee times by calling the Edgewood Pro Shop….

Minnesota’s Governor Seeks Presidential Disaster Declaration

spring storms caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN — Gov. Tim Walz is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for spring storms that caused nearly $40 million in damage to infrastructure across Minnesota. He requested the declaration for 51 counties and four tribal governments. Officials say flooding, blizzards and strong winds from mid-March to late April caused damage totaling $39 million. That is well above the $8…

4e Winery Celebrates Another Season with New Type of Wine

4e is adding "Prairie Breeze" to its list of fruit and grape wines

MAPLETON, N.D.– 4e Winery is open for another season and is adding to its list of completely local wines. 4e is adding “Prairie Breeze” to its list of fruit and grape wines. The winery is located on an over 100-year-old farmstead and was able to dodge the rural flooding in the area this spring. A 4e co-owner says the winery…

Fargo Marathon Rerouted Because of Flooding

The new path will avoid trails and bridges that are still under water or too wet

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Marathon is two weeks away, but if you ran or cheered people on in the past, you might notice some changes this year. Several areas around the river along the original route have been changed, because the floodwaters haven’t receded. “We saw it coming, we were trying to be optimistic of course that last blizzard that…