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Missing University of Minnesota Student Found Dead

Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.– The mother of a missing University of Minnesota student confirms it is the body of her son that authorities pulled from the Mississippi River. Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies say 22-year-old Christopher Stanley has been missing since Tuesday. They say his roommate says the two of them were sitting along the river at Water Power Park when a large…

Fixing Minnesota’s Polluted Water Sources

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is hoping to receive funds for new water treatment facilities

MOORHEAD, MN — Each year, 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, storm water, and industrial waste are dumped into U.S. lakes, rivers and streams. Water is one of Minnesota’s most abundant and precious resources. That means it’s up to us as a community to make sure it stays clean. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency met with Moorhead city officials and…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Body Found Near the Red River

The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating a body found by the Red River. Authorities responded to a call of a deceased man found along the banks of the river in Lincoln Drive Park shortly before 5:30 p.m. The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path. The man’s identity is being withheld until the…

Woman Pulled From Red River has Died

Police, fire and ambulance crews responded to Iwen Park at 52nd Avenue and University Drive shortly after 2:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police say a woman has died after being pulled out of the Red River in South Fargo earlier this afternoon. Authorities tell us they do not suspect foul play. They have not released the woman’s name. People at Iwen park say they spotted the woman in the water. Officers responded at around 2:30 p.m. to the 4900…

Overland Flooding Continues to Recede in Pembina County

Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  PEMBINA COUNTY, N.D. — The Pembina River at Neche is holding pretty steady in major flood stage. But water is starting to fall along Highway 18 which has been closed down since Sunday. Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager. He says the big concerns are still Highway 18, Highway…

Authorities Identify Body Found in Cannonball River Near DAPL Protest Camps

The Morton County Sheriff's Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The body of a California man has been pulled from the Cannonball River. It was found near the site of the former Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camps late yesterday morning. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says the body is that of 35-year-old Damjan Nedelkovski of Glendale. He had an identification card from the Republic…

Northern Parts of the Red River Valley Dealing with Floodwaters

Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Flooding continues across the northern Red River Valley. The Pembina River at Neche is down a little but water flows are beginning to increase again. Snow melt from southern Manitoba is expected to reach Neche and Walhalla over the new few days. The crest at Pembina is ongoing with a slow fall expected to continue…

Rise in Temperatures Leading to Rise in River Levels

Flood warnings are also out for Drayton, Neche, Walhalla and upstream of Warren

  RED RIVER VALLEY — Our warm weather is producing snow melt runoff in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota and river levels are rising. A flood warning has been extended in Grafton. The Park River is expected to rise into major flood category with a crest near 16 feet by Saturday. That is nearing the record high of 16.16…

City of Grafton Prepping for Potential Major Flood

Crews have started to bring in supplies to build clay temporary levees.

GRAFTON, N.D. — The city of Grafton is fighting back against the flood waters. Crews have started to stock up to build temporary levees. “Starting tomorrow, there will be temporary dikes built at 5th street at McHugh Avenue and across at the campground entrance,” said Deputy Chief Alex Droske with the Grafton Police Department. “We will also be closing Wakeman…