John Brummer and his wife Jeanie still live on Riverview Circle in Moorhead, even though all their neighbors on the river side of the street have left.
Shooting messengers, leaving no soldier behind, a tribute to institutional competence, mysteries at the foul line, and the junk we toss in the Mississippi.
There’s no flood in Moorhead’s Riverside Circle neighborhood this year. But the scene is sadder than it was during the flood of 2009.
Even though the Red River was beaten back in Moorhead in 2009 and 2011, the river has won.
There’s something wrong in this picture from the Associated Press of a boat being used to rescue people from the Mississippi River flood in Memphis, but I can’t quite put my finger on it.
Another in a series of images of strange ways reporters cover flood stories.
The south prepares for major flooding. The north cleans up after it.
Which is more important: A bunch of farm fields or a city of fewer than 3,000 people?
Would you buy a house in Moorhead if it was near the Red River?
If you think watching Grand Forks workers putting up the flood wall a few weeks ago was exciting, wait until you watch them taking it down, which is happening today.
With little fanfare, the Mississippi River dropped below major flood stage in Saint Paul this morning. The Red River didn’t budget in Oslo.
Most of us don’t know many of our neighbors anymore and if it weren’t for the occasional flood, maybe the Riverview neighborhood of Moorhead would be like anywhere else.
Scenes from the flooding in rural Clay County, shot this afternoon.
Some video of the Fargo Moorhead area from topside.