Valley City Scraps Sandbagging PlansValley City has scrapped plans to start sandbagging.
By: Associated Press, WDAZ
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) - Valley City has scrapped plans to start
City officials had planned to start sandbagging operations
Wednesday but changed their minds when the Sheyenne River began
Mayor Mary Lee Nielson says the river will not be anywhere near
major flood stage, though a flood warning continues for the area.
Last year the river hit a record level in the city at 20.6 feet.
The National Weather Service predicts that this year it will rise
to near minor flood stage of 15 feet Friday morning.