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Carrying on tradition

STANLEY – Traditions help define the identity of a small town, according to the owners of a long-time Main Street cafe that has been part of the Stanley community’s tradition. Cory and Jamie Rice not only carry on Joyce’s Cafe, started by Cory’s grandparents, but they have retained ...

When the river raged

In this year of severe drought conditions the Souris River looks lifeless and tame and harmless. But in 2011 it rampaged and tore through the City of Minot and the entire Souris River Basin in a devastating and historic fashion, flooding homes and businesses and leaving mud, debris, and ...

Slowly building as quickly as possible

Building flood protection for the Souris River Basin as fast as possible can be a slow process. The future of flood protection rests on the ability to get funding, said Ryan Ackerman, administrator for the Souris River Joint Board (SRJB). “We will build as quickly as we can afford ...

Supt. Vollmer remembers flood of 2011

The Souris River flood of 2011 lives on in the memories of Minot residents for the devastastion it wrought but also the can do attitude that was displayed by the community’s residents, particularly by teachers and students. “It was such an incredible time of uncertainty,” said ...

MSU professor Kibler recalls Souris River flood 10 years later

It has been 10 years since the Souris River flood that devastated Minot and memories are still vivid for those who lived through it, including Robert Kibler, a professor of humanities and literature at Minot State University. “Out at our farm in Burlington, we decided to wait the flood ...

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