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…

FEMA To Start Touring MN For Damage Assessments

MINNESOTA – FEMA teams will begin flooding damage assessments to public property and infrastructure in more than 50 counties and four tribal nations in Minnesota next week. It’s the first step in determining if Gov. Tim Walz can request federal aid. Department of Public Safety officials say very early estimates of flood damage tops $32 million. That’s four times more…

Rivers, Overland Flooding Receding in Cass County

Engineers say levels could be back to normal within next week

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County engineers say things are looking pretty good along the rivers. In fact, they believe the water may get to a normal level within the next week. “We’re seeing a good reduction in flood flows on those rivers and a lot of the overland flooding has really gone down throughout the rural parts of the county,”…

National Weather Service Issues Final Situation Report For 2019 Flood Fight

all river levels will continue to decline at all locations along the Red River and its tributaries

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service has issued its final situation report for this year’s flood fight. They say all river levels will continue to decline at all locations along the Red River and its tributaries. Several roads near and north of Oslo continue to be impacted due to flooding. Although levels are slowly falling at Oslo, Drayton, and…

Wild Terra Cider Will Plant a Tree for Every Drink Sold This Easter

the bar is doing it to kickoff Earth Week

FARGO, N.D. — This is one of the few times that drinking cider will also help the environment. For every cider sold at Wild Terra this Easter, the bar will plant one tree. Last year, Wild Terra planted 100 trees. The bar’s philosophy has always been about giving back to our planet, but they’re doing the promotion to kickoff Earth week….