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Truck Drivers Receive Free Meals As a Thank You Amid COVID-19

The organizations are expecting to deliver another 200 meals on Tuesday.

MAPLETON, N.D – Truck drivers continue to keep America stocked with food and supplies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our truck drivers are the backbone of America. They are what keeps the supply chain going and we are so appreciative of everything that they do day in and day out. And while the rest of America is trying to work from…

Minnesota DNR Asking People To Clean Up Around Ice Houses Before Leaving For The Season

If You Are Fishing North Of The Highway 10 State 34 Line You Have Until March 16th To Get Your Ice Houses Off The Ice

MINNESOTA, — Tomorrow marks the beginning of March — the last month to go ice fishing for the season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking people to make sure they have their sites cleaned up when they leave. They say the garbage that can get left at ice houses causes harmful pollution for the lakes and wildlife. “Fortunately…

Increased Water Outflow from Dam may Cause Unsafe Ice Conditions

The increased water outflow is due to recent snow surveys.

VALLEY CITY, N.D.–The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin adjusting the amount of water released from its Baldhill Dam near Valley City possibly creating unsafe ice conditions nearby. Water management officials will begin releasing 400 cubic feet per second of water on Monday, January 13 to increase the flood storage capacity within Lake Ashtabula. The increased water outflow is…

Ice Jam on Missouri River Threatening Shoreline Property near Mandan

Water has risen approximately 18 inches since Tuesday.

MANDAN, N.D.–An ice jam along the Missouri River just north of the Grant Marsh Bridge near Mandan is threatening property along the shoreline. The Morton County Commission is encouraging residents to move items in low-lying areas to higher ground. Water in the area of Square Butte Creek along Willow Road and Rosy Lane has risen approximately 18 inches since Tuesday….

Broken Water Main Floods Moorhead Store Overnight

It took public works crews about 90 minutes to find the shut-off and stop the water break.

MOORHEAD, MN– A broken water main resulted in a big mess at the CVS Pharmacy on 30th Avenue South in Moorhead. Police Sgt. Scott Kostohryz says officers responded to motion alarms at the store around 1:30 a.m. Friday and discovered water flowing inside the store from a broken water main. Kostohryz says it was like a waterfall coming out once…

THINKING GREEN: Saving Money By Saving Water

When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don't want to sacrifice quality around the home.

  When it comes to saving water, you could also be saving money. But you don’t want to sacrifice quality around the home. Check out the little trick that can help you do both in this week’s Thinking Green. Categories: Morning – Features Tags: Danny Lipford, thinking green, water

Water Shut Off To Half of Emerado, ND

EMERADO, ND –┬áThe city of Emerado says water is shut off to one side of town. Crews say it will come back on once they can get water levels back to an appropriate level. The city also says water is not being supplied to the water tower. However, it has enough water for the next day-and-a-half. Officials say it’s important…

West Fargo’s Spring Stench From Lagoons Will Be Gone… In About 10 Years

The city will hook up a switchpipe to the city of Fargo at the end of the summer

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you get just the right wind to hit your nostrils, that’s when you’ll know spring has sprung in West Fargo. “A swamp, kind of like a field of cows,” said Danell Phelps, owner of Ladybug Latte, near the lagoons. Every year, the lagoons trap gases like hydrogen sulfide under the ice. So when they get…

City of Fargo to Put In Additional Flooding Measures at Five Locations

The river is expected to crest at 35 feet early next week

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe City of Fargo is putting additional measures in place for the flood fight. The Red River is at about 25 feet. Flood level is 18 feet, and it’s expected to crest at 35 feet early next week. “We’ve been continually refining our protection plans ever since the emergency declaration has been made a couple weeks ago. So…

MnDOT Warns About Water On Highway 59

MnDOT says the northbound lake is closed between mileposts 201 and 202

If you’re driving on Highway 59 between Elbow Lake and I-94 you’ll have to watch for water over the roadway. MnDOT says the northbound lane is closed between mileposts 201 and 202. Traffic is being controlled by automated signals. They warn everyone that driving through water is dangerous and not to drive around barricades or into flooded areas. Categories: Flood…