North Dakota's governor and congressional delegation say they will continue to push for a new air refueling tanker mission at Grand Forks Air Force Base.
A Grand Forks Central High School student died Wednesday night after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident earlier that afternoon, just after students had left school for the day.RELATED CONTENT
“We are seeing water recede at Renwick Dam. It’s dropped a foot since 6 p.m. Wednesday,” Pembina County Emergency Manager Andrew Kirking said this morning.
The town of Grafton is preparing for its it second major flood of the year. The Park River is expected to crest at 16.5 feet which would be second highest level the town's history.RELATED CONTENT
A mandatory evacuation remains in effect tonight in Cavalier where floodwaters threaten the town. It's been nearly 24 hours since residents were asked to leave their homes.RELATED CONTENT
The extra water flowing into the Lake Region from last weekend's storm is putting a halt to what's already been a late planting season for area farmers. Mother Nature will force farmers to stay out of the fields for days, with fewer than ten percent of crops planted already.RELATED CONTENT
We begin with breaking news. The Grand Forks Air Base has been passed over for a new tanker mission. Wichita's McConnell Air Base has been selected to be the main operating base for the new air refueling tanker.RELATED CONTENT
The water level crept nearly six inches higher overnight at the Renwick Dam near Cavalier, North Dakota.
Residents in Cavalier, North Dakota are under a mandatory evacuation starting at 7 o'clock tonight as they face the very real possibility of a devastating flood.RELATED CONTENT
One of the hardest hit towns in northeastern North Dakota is the small town of Crystal, which is just north of Grafton. Residents are struggling to keep water out of their basements and some businesses are surrounded by water.RELATED CONTENT
The recent rain has dumped more than three of inches of water on the Lake Region. The extra water means the region will have to wait longer for the two Devils Lake outlets to turn on and bring much needed flood relief.RELATED CONTENT
GRAFTON: Citizens are urged to conserve water as lift stations are not keeping up. Please make sure sumps are drained to the street and plug any lower level drains.
The Cavalier Police Department is keeping a close watch on the Renwick Dam tonight as floodwaters is on the verge of going over the emergency spillway.
Crystal, ND. Mayor Larry McCollum is asking all residents to refrain from using unnecessary water as the lift station cannot keep up due to flooding.
A 10-year-old boy was injured Friday when a pickup truck hit him as he was riding his bike on the west side of Grand Forks. The truck’s driver was cited.