Jason Benson

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…

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,”…

Kindred and Davenport Get Ready for Flooding

Overlanding is of Major concern in these areas

KINDRED, N.D. — While the threat of flooding is still a concern in the Kindred and Davenport areas, there is reason to be optimistic. “It is still going to be significant,” Cass County Engineer Jason Benson said. “But not quite as damaging. One of the critical items is that we don’t anticipate it overtopping State Highway 46 West of Kindred. That…

Cass County Prepping Residents for Flood Prevention

The County Held an informational meeting to Ready the Public

FARGO, N.D. — After the two most recent snowstorms in the area earlier this month, the risk of flooding has increased, especially in rural areas. Despite a favorable forecast in the near future that is expected to allow for a slow melting of the remaining snow, Cass County officials are trying to make sure it’s residents are ready to act when…