Burgum declares flood emergency


May 9, 2022

The access road to the New Rockford Reservoir flooded this past week.

Recent flooding caused by spring snowstorms and rain prompted North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to declare a statewide emergency on Monday, April 25.

"From flooding in the east to power outages affecting thousands of residents in the west, to record April snowfall depleting snow removal budgets and hitting ranchers hard during calving season, this April has been an extremely challenging month for a...

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