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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…

Oslo Surrounded by Water, Sandbags Helping Erosion on Permanent Levee

the city is getting about 3,000 sandbags from Warren, Minn.

OSLO, Minn. — A town of about 300 people has shrunk to less than 80. Many have left their homes even though the town has permanent protections in place. “We could be an island for a week, we could be an island for a month. There’s so many variables so we just encouraged those who couldn’t be stuck in here for…

Oslo, Minnesota Cut Off By Floodwaters But It’s “Business as Usual”

Governor Tim Walz sent several dozen Army National Guard soldiers to assist Oslo over the weekend

OSLO, MN — Oslo, Minnesota is now an island cut off by Red River floodwaters blocking highways in and out of the town of around 300 people. The Red has crested below the record level and is holding steady. The town is protected by a massive permanent ring levee that has been in place for years. About half the population left…

Red Rises North of Oslo, Overland Flooding Still An Issue

Southern basin rivers and streams will start to see secondary crests around mid-week

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service says rising river levels continue on the Red River north of Oslo. It is sitting steady at 37.7 feet, more than half a foot from the record flood level, and expected to stay there for days. Overland flooding continues for many areas near the Red River. Southern basin rivers and streams will start…

Fishermen Find Human Remains

Red River Near Oslo, Minnesota

OSLO, Minn. — Two men fishing near Oslo made a disturbing discovery. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the men found human remains. They were fishing in the Red River on Saturday afternoon when they found a skull and bones. The remains have been sent to the medical examiner in Grand Forks. Categories: Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: HUMAN…