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Fargo faces a new kind of flood, but this one is being welcomed with open arms - and mouths. One thousand cases of beer from Dixie Brewing Co. in New Orleans are on the way to Fargo to help Mayor Dennis Walaker fulfill a promise. Tonight, everyone 21 and older who attends the post-flood party in downtown Fargo will be able to get one free Dixie beer. During the flood fight, Walaker remarked that he'd buy everyone a beer after it was over.
KATHRYN, N.D. - Officials issued a Code Red alert this morning to evacuate the small Barnes County town of Kathryn because of erosion of the Clausen Springs dam. Officials were reporting that the dam west of the city of about 60 people was 40 percent eroded. Kathryn is about 17 miles miles south of Valley City.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. - Mayor Mary Lee Nielson is asking for voluntary evacuation of about half of Valley City by 6 p.m.
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NORTHWOOD, N.D. A twister that ripped through here late Sunday was an F3 tornado, and possibly an F4, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. The tornado, which has prompted an outpouring of help and support, left one person dead and 18 injured, although none sustained life-threatening injuries. Gov.
A phone call may have saved Tyler Mohs' life. The Detroit Lakes, Minn., native was about eight minutes away from crossing the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis when it collapsed Wednesday. Mohs, 25, left work for his University of Minnesota apartment 10 minutes later than he planned because he had to make one more phone call. He figures that delay kept him stuck in traffic one to two miles away from the bridge. "It was fate I guess," Mohs said. "I'm lucky.
MOORHEAD - Minnesota State University Moorhead will ban tobacco starting Jan. 1, the first Fargo-Moorhead campus to announce such a move. President Roland Barden approved the new policy based on a committee's recommendation. The policy will prohibit smoking, tobacco use and tobacco sales on campus grounds.