SHEYENNE RIVER

Maple and Sheyenne Rivers may cause potential flooding

Multiple cities are taking precautions for potential record setting crests in the Maple and Sheyenne Rivers.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — Multiple cities are taking precautions for potential record setting crests in the Maple and Sheyenne Rivers. With the heavy rain over the last several weeks, rivers are rising and some areas are preparing for flooding. Jason Benson, Cass County Engineer, says the areas expected to see the worst of it are the Sheyenne River between…

West Fargo says stay off iced-over retention ponds and Sheyenne River

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo officials are urging people to stay off iced-over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. Fire Chief Dan Fuller says the integrity of ice on retention ponds and rivers are lowered by several factors, including water flowing under the ice, temperature changes, salt water drainage and sump pumps placed throughout retention ponds.  He says…

Update: Police identify woman found dead in Sheyenne River

Divers search for woman in Sheyenne RiverWEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – West Fargo Police identify body of the woman recovered from the Sheyenne River. At about 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10, West Fargo Fire and Police recovered the body of 70-year-old Beverly Odden of West Fargo. Odden was found along the bank of the Sheyenne River between 13th Avenue W….

First Responders rescue dog stranded in the icy Sheyenne River in Horace

The rescue was caught on camera by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

HORACE, N.D.- “At approximately 8:54 this morning, the 9-11 dispatch in Fargo received a call of a dog that was in the Sheyenne River in the town of Horace,” says Cass County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Craig Keller. “The dog was pretty much in the dead middle of the river. I’d say it was approximately 30 feet from the shoreline. 20…

Friends And Family Celebrate The Life of James Nyei

On Wednesday, 14 year old James Nyei died after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

FARGO, N.D. – “I wish I could go back, and just, give him a big hug, and just tell him how much I love him and how much he meant to everyone.” On Friday, James was buried surrounded by friends and family who described him as someone who could brighten up anyone’s day. “Everything that he did was just always…

14-year-old boy drowns in Sheyenne River

WEST FARGO, N.D.–A 14-year-old boy has died after being pulled from the Sheyenne River in West Fargo. The West Fargo Fire Department reported to Goldenwood Drive at 13th Avenue NW at approximately 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday. When the fire and police departments arrived at the scene, bystanders were already pulling 14-year-old James Nyei from the water. FM Ambulance transported Nyei…

Cass County Says Rural Residents Should Prepare for Major Flooding

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–Cass County says rural residents should prepare for significant flooding along the Sheyenne and Maple Rivers as temperatures rise between Monday and Wednesday. The National Weather Service predicts the Sheyenne River will crest at 91.3 feet and the Maple River is expected to crest at 22.5 feet on Thursday. Both rivers will reach top 10 flood levels. The…