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Commercial airline boardings up nearly 12% in North Dakota

Feb. 16, 2020 12:53 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State officials say passenger boardings at North Dakota's eight commercial service airports during January were up nearly 12% over the same month in 2019. Nearly 100,300 people boarded planes in Bismarck, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot and Williston...

Blast of arctic air returns to North Dakota

Feb. 11, 2020 12:24 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Forecasters are expecting a blast of arctic air this week will return bitter cold and near blizzard conditions to North Dakota. The National Weather Service predicts wind chills could dip to near 40 degrees below zero to the north on Wednesday morning. The high temperature in...

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, volunteers help fill, tie and stack sandbags in Fargo, N.D., as the city prepares for major flooding. Officials in North Dakota say it's time for property owners in flood-prone areas of the Red River Valley to think about buying flood insurance.  Flood preparation meetings with state and federal officials are scheduled next week in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack File)

Officials promoting flood insurance in Red River Valley

Jan. 24, 2020 3:48 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Officials in North Dakota say it's time for property owners in flood-prone areas of the Red River Valley to think about buying flood insurance. The push comes as early signs suggest a heightened risk of flooding this spring. The Red River Basin in eastern North Dakota has seen record...