Fargo, North Dakota, residents must deal with another problem now that the Red River's flood waters are starting to recede - environmental hazards that linger long after the river's waters decline.
Floodwaters can be noxious brews of pesticides, sewage, garbage and animal carcasses that foul drinking water, spread disease... more »
The projected crest of the Red River at Fargo, N.D., has dropped a half-foot, which is good news for a city braced for flooding. The National Weather Service revised its projection Friday to show the Red at 37.5 feet above the flood stage by Sunday morning. That's down from an... more »
Mac Butler is among the final holdouts in an already flood-ravaged Fargo, N.D., neighborhood where many homeowners have opted to accept government money to relocate.
On Sunday, the Red River is expected to crest up to 20 feet above the flood stage. That means its overflowing waters could rush... more »
One of the people coordinating volunteer sandbaggers near the Red River in North Dakota says today is going to be a "critical day" for getting people to help.
Officials say volunteer turnout on the first day of sandbagging was steady in Fargo, N.D. and neighboring Moorhead, Minn. - but... more »
Police are escorting truck convoys carrying sandbags into the lowest areas of Fargo, N.D. because the Red River is rising rapidly.
The river in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota is expected to crest on Saturday about 20 feet above flood stage and 3 feet below last year's record... more »
Nearly 5,000 sandbags collapsed through the floor of a storage building in Fargo, North Dakota, snapping gas pipes.
Firefighters closed down several roads surrounding the warehouse. Five people inside the building were able to get out unhurt.
The gas line was shut off and the hazmat team quickly... more »
When the Red River burst its banks last spring, flooding dozens of surrounding towns and cities, thousands of worried or displaced residents called a statewide 211 hot line to help find shelter or a meal.
But the nonprofit group that operates the service, which provides referrals for a range... more »