red river valley

American Crystal Sugar Company Holds Its Annual Meeting To Look Back At This Year’s Crops

Farmers gathered to talk about how the results have impacted the business.

FARGO, N.D.- “The worst conditions that we’ve encountered in our family’s history with sugar beets which takes us back to the 60’s.” This is how Beau Bateman describes the farming crisis. He is a farmer and shareholder at Crystal Sugar. Beau was not able to recover more than 20 percent of what he had in the ground. “Well, the company…

Prairie Public Brings A Little Bit Of Las Vegas To The Red River Valley

Portions of the entry fee will go towards supporting Prairie Public's mission of giving back

FARGO,N.D.- The organization hosted its 2nd Red River Valley Poker Championship for people who enjoy playing Texas Hold’ Em. Fort those not interested in participating in the tournament, they could play the e–pull tab machines, the black jack table, or sit–and–go tournaments. Portions of the entry fee will go towards supporting Prairie Public’s mission of giving back. “I mean, that’s…

NDSU’s “Bug Man” Explains Benefits of Pollinators

National Pollinator Week is a chance to polish up on the benefits of pollinators

FARGO, N.D.– Pollinators are an integral part of the environment and National Pollinator Week is a chance to polish up on the benefits they bring to our everyday lives. Don Carey, otherwise known as NDSU’s “Bug Man,” says most insecticides used in the Red River Valley are broad spectrum. This means it could be killing any insect, including our pollinators….

Flooding From Above: Capturing the Red River at 1,600 Feet

More than 160 miles of roads are affected by water in Cass County

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption RED RIVER VALLEY — Seeing this year’s flooding at the ground level only provides a snapshot compared to the portrait you’ll see at 1,600 feet in the air. “There are many roads that are washed…

Take a Ride: Cass County Flooding From the Air

Red River Valley flooding from 1,600 feet. Posted by Danielle Church KVRR on Monday, April 15, 2019 CASS COUNTY, ND – Flooding in the Red River Valley from 1,600 feet. Video includes Fargo-Moorhead and areas in Georgetown, Shelly and Halstad. KVRR Reporter Danielle Church covers the flooding from the air with Civil Air Patrol pilot Chad Smith. Catch her complete story…

Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure Tours Flood Areas in the Red River Valley

He wants to see how much water is flowing north

FARGO, N.D. — The flood fight isn’t something only people in North Dakota are dealing with. It’s also going to affect our neighbors to the north. Manitoba’s Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler spent the day meeting with local representatives and touring the flood area in the Red River Valley and further south. He joined State Representative Kim Koppelman of West Fargo and…

Significant Snowmelt Flooding Is Likely According to Spring Flood Report

The chance the river will reach major flood stage in Fargo, North Dakota, has increased from 50 percent last week to 90 percent now.

GRAND FORKS, ND — A massive later-winter storm that dropped heavy snow and rain in the Upper Midwest has increased flood worries in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. The National Weather Service says “significant” snowmelt flooding is likely this spring. The chance the river will reach major flood stage in Fargo, North Dakota, has increased from…

Renegotiation Results In $300 Million Boost In Flood Protection For Red River Valley

Senator John Hoeven says the federal funding is essential to move Plan B forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Red River Valley flood protection just got an additional $300 million boost in federal money after the Assistant Secretary of the Army approved a renegotiation. “What this means now is that instead of funding $450 million for permanent flood protection, the Corp of Engineers will now fund $750 million for permanent flood protection in the Red River Valley,”…

People In Cass County Reminded To Check On Their Flood Insurance

threat of significant flooding caused by snowmelt has increased substantially across the Red River Valley

CASS COUNTY, ND — Cass County officials are reminding people living in flood prone areas to check on their flood insurance. It must be acquired at least 30 days prior to a flood. The National Weather Service last week said the threat of significant flooding caused by snowmelt has increased substantially across the Red River Valley. There’s currently a 50% chance…

Memory Cafe Connects Those Suffering from Memory Loss with Children

The Nonprofit Organization Organized the Annual Intergenerational Valentine's Day Party

FARGO, N.D. — For those suffering from memory loss, interacting with others can be scary.  The goal of Memory Cafe is to curb that fear and to make those people feel welcome in their communities “There is just a lot of research that shows the importance of socialization for people who are experiencing memory loss,”  Memory Cafe of the Red…