Red River

City Parks Re-Opening Across the Metro

District staff said restrooms will not yet be available

  FARGO, N.D. — Another sure sign of spring: a number of city parks are re-opening along the Red River. The Fargo Park District will open the park gates at Iwen, Lindenwood, Oak Grove, Trefoil and Trollwood parks on Wednesday. District staff said restrooms will not yet be available. It is an early opening for many of the parks that…

Grafton Preparing for Flood Emergency

This year, the city could see a near record flood crest from the Park River

  GRAFTON, N.D. — Grafton is preparing for a worst case-scenario flood situation. This is video from flooding in the city in 2004 which caused major damage. This year, the city could see a near record flood crest from the Park River. The police chief says an emergency has already been declared to get approval to elevate levees and build…

EDC BBB: Davies Routs Red River, Sheyenne Upsets West Fargo

Eagles and Mustangs clinch spot in State Tournament

FARGO, N.D. — The semifinals of the boys East Region Tournament took place at the Scheels Center today. In the first semifinal, No. 1 Davies won with ease over No.5 Red River 90-69. Senior Matt Veit finished with 33 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists for the Eagles. In the second semifinal game, No. 3 Sheyenne squeaked by No. 2…

Devils Lake Region to Expect Major Flooding

There is a 10 percent chance the lake could exceed its record level of 1,454.3 feet set in June 2011

  DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The chances of major flooding in the Devils Lake region remain high. The latest outlook by the National Weather Service predicts a three to four foot rise on Devils Lake. There is a 10 percent chance the lake could exceed its record level of 1,454.3 feet set in June 2011. There’s about 10 to 20…

Engineers Gather for Three Day Conference on Red River Flooding

Sharing ideas from across even international boarders lessons from communities along the Red River are shared

Engineers working all throughout the Red River Basin are coming together this week in Fargo for the 34th Annual Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference. They’re discussing a wide range of issues regarding the river including the Fargo–Moorhead Diversion project. The conference has a little bit of fun mixed in with all the serious conversation. “I always…