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Red River quickly passes flood stage in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks this morning

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The Red River topped flood stage this morning in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.

At 11 a.m., the National Weather Service reported the Red River was at 28.81 feet, just higher than the flood stage of 28 feet.


The 27-foot level is called the action stage, one in which city officials and workers begin to prepare for flooding.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for more than 30 years. Find his articles at: He welcomes story ideas via email,, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.  
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