After Devils Lake flood waters threatened the town of Minnewaukan, city leaders decided to pack up and move part of the town away from danger. Now the new site of Minnewaukan is beginning to take shape, with the first homes being relocated.
The city of Minnewaukan has dealt with such severe flooding the last few years that half of the town will be moved away from the rising lake. But city leaders want to remind people in the Lake Region that Minnewaukan isn't a ghost town with a big Labor Day celebration.
MINNEWAUKAN, ND (WDAZ-TV) - A flood-ravaged North Dakota city is getting more federal dollars to fight rising waters.
An economic development grant will help the city of Minnewaukan prepare for the daunting task of moving half of the town.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $5 million in grants to help Minnewaukan residents relocate a portion of their community to higher ground.
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