Latest Red River of the North Stories

2011-04-23 00:00:32

The flood control system established in East Grand Forks after the devastating 1997 Red River flood was put to the test this weekend when the Red River crested at 49.85 feet – and passed with flying colors. East Grand Forks, MN (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 “Some of the closures had two to three-and-a-half feet of water against them,” said Scott Gravseth, Distribution Superintendent at East Grand Forks Water and Light.

2009-03-23 14:26:00

Trailers Filled With Cots, Blankets, Meals Begin Arriving in Fargo WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As residents of the Red River valley prepare for potentially record flooding, the American Red Cross is moving into position to provide help where needed.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 25--WARREN, Minn. -- Authorities broke ground Tuesday on a $10.5 million rural flood-control project. The Agassiz Valley Water Resource Management project is designed to hold water back from the Snake River during times of flooding.

2006-02-23 16:27:01

By Marcy Nicholson WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - U.S. plans to combat droughts by diverting Missouri River water north into Canada are pushing the two countries toward their second clash in a year over water use.

2005-08-06 09:56:10

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada and the United States announced a deal on Saturday that could years of bickering over plans to drain a North Dakota lake into rivers that end up in Canada, and said there would be safeguards to prevent pollution and minimize risk from "nuisance species" of fish.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.