FM DIVERSION PROJECT

Moorhead And Clay County Combine For Joint Powers Authority To Support F-M Diversion

The authority held its first meeting on Wednesday at the Clay County Courthouse

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead and Clay County are reaffirming support for the FM Diversion Project. The entities have formed a Joint Powers Authority: the MCCJPA. The authority held its first meeting on Wednesday at the Clay County Courthouse. Its primary objectives include acquiring necessary property rights and pursuing additional funding for the diversion. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd was elected Chair…

Cass County Officials Fight F-M Flood Diversion Project Budget Gap

The legislature's proposal is $120 million short of what the county needs

REED TOWNSHIP, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is facing backlash after proposing an F-M diversion budget that’s creating a funding gap. Lawmakers and Cass County Commissioners are concerned after the legislature shoots down their budget request of $870 million for the diversion project. The legislature’s proposal comes up $120 million short in state funding, which some officials believe is not…

Mayors And City Engineers Update Community On F-M Diversion Project

The FMWF Chamber Hosts Their Monthly Eggs And Issues Event

The F–M Diversion was the topic of discussion at this month’s Eggs & Issues hosted by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber. Mayor Tim Mahoney of Fargo and Mayor Williams of Moorhead along with city engineers addressed the status of the flood protection project and took questions from the community. Both mayors said that the task force was very beneficial…

Traffic Open Again After Work for the FM Diversion Project

A judge ordered a stop to the work earlier this fall

  HORACE, ND — Traffic is once again flowing on Cass County 17 south of Horace. A temporary bypass road reconnecting traffic on the highway has been completed and the road has been reopened. It was closed earlier this summer as work started on the FM Diversion Project. A judge ordered a stop to the work earlier this fall. The…