Volunteers scurry to build a floodwall and a dike across the main entry into the city from North Dakota as the Red River reaches in Breckenridge, Minnesota.
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On Monday evening, it was pretty clear Highway 210 wouldn’t be open for long.
Images from the flood situation in Breckenridge, Minn.
The flood is a disaster waiting to happen in Fargo and Moorhead. It’s already arrived in Breckenridge, Minn.
Social networking sites have become the primary means for the call for volunteers to help fight the flooding along the Red River.
I’m heading for the west-central region of Minnesota today, stopping first in Breckenridge and then on to Moorhead. If you’re in the area, I’d like to stop and chat with you.
I’m in the studio with Kerri Miller of Midmorning this morning to talk about the nature of outrage in the wake of the AIG bonuses.
The daily five links worth checking out.
A page-one worthy story not found anywhere near page one.
The Red River will flood next week at levels not seen since 1997. Is it likely to be as severe as the great flood of ’97?
The budget deficit in the U.S. will be $1.8 trillion this year. How much is that?
You don’t have to watch The Daily Show and its occasional snips of CNBC’s poor prognostication to marvel at the economists’ ability to confound us. You need only look at some of the headlines this week alone. Let’s take deflation and inflation, for example, and the occasional reports of what we should fear. We’ll start Read more →
Oregon is considering a statewide tax on bikes. The same idea was floated here many years ago.
Eggs on their end, Special Olympics, the curse of the college towns, the church vs. homeless shelter debate, and the ‘whack job yard art’ contest.