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  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, are holding a public meeting to discuss the draft Souris “Mouse” River Basin Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment on November 16. The meeting will be held at the Minot Municipal Auditorium in Minot, North Dakota. An […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resource Board, or SRJB, will host a series of public meetings this month to solicit public input on the scope of its U.S. Souris (Mouse) River Basin Feasibility Study. The feasibility study is intended to identify and evaluate flood risk […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $469,000 contract to Ceres Environmental Services, Inc., of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Aug. 20 to complete repairs to the Mouse (Souris) River levee system damaged during the 2011 flood. The project will restore multiple sites in Burlington, N.D., and Minot, N.D., as well as the […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bid opening yesterday on the first phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan showed an apparent low bid of $46 million, approximately $13 million below the engineer’s estimate. The City of Minot reported that the apparent low bid was submitted by Wagner Construction, which was the prime contractor on a recently completed […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, said in its latest release that they recently posted the final Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project Environmental Impact Statement, or final EIS, to its website.  The Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, is proposing to construct the first segments of a multiphase flood […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is inviting comments on an addendum to the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project in Ward County, North Dakota. The multiphase project was developed to reduce flood risks within the Souris (Mouse) River basin in north-central North Dakota. The […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot will next week host a public meeting on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The meeting, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District and the Souris River Joint Water Resource Board (SRJB), will be held December 15 in room 201 at the Minot […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its 2016 Work Plan yesterday, which includes $200,000 in funding for Souris (Mouse) River Feasibility Study. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this basin and recommend modifications to existing infrastructure and potential new measures to reduce […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, are holding public meeting to discuss the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan on August 9. The meeting will be held at the Minot Municipal Auditorium, Room 201, 420 3rd Ave. Southwest, Minot. There will be […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, will hold two public meetings to review preliminary plans for and solicit public input on a project which would provide increased flood protection along the Mouse River near Minot, North Dakota. The first meeting will be […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for proposed alterations to the existing levee system, as well as constructing new flood risk reduction features in Burlington, North Dakota. There has been a history of flooding along the Souris River (also referred to as the Mouse River) […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mouse River Flood Protection Plan received a major boost April 16 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report, endorsing the Corps’ Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment on this project. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General for the Corps of Engineers, signed […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Alex Webb as a recipient of the Joseph W. Kimbel Award for Professional Potential. Webb received this award for his work advising on sensitive and complex dredge material management plans on the Upper Mississippi […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot, North Dakota, officially broke ground on the Souris Valley flood protection project yesterday. John Hoeven, Senator for North Dakota, Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and Col. Sam Calkins with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined local leaders to celebrate groundbreaking on the first three phases of flood protection that will cost […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday met with R.D. James, the nominee to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, the top civilian official overseeing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In her meeting with Mr. James, Heitkamp discussed North Dakota’s flood protection priorities, reinforced the critical need to maintain federal support […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, on its website today posted a copy of its draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Souris Basin, North Dakota, Flood Risk Management project. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot’s flood protection efforts received a significant funding boost this week, as the North Dakota Legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation providing $193 million for flood control projects within the city. “It’s incredible to have this funding secured,” said City of Minot City Manager, Tom Barry. “With this bill, the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is supporting local flood fight efforts in North Dakota. The Corps received a request for assistance from the state of North Dakota March 24. The Corps mobilized its contractor, Tunheim Construction, from Moorhead, Minnesota, to support flood fight operations near Grafton, North Dakota, which is along […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Souris River Joint Board has approved a contract to begin the full design of the Burlington Levee Project (Phase BU-1) of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project (Mouse River Plan). This is the fourth phase to be fully designed as a part of the billion dollar flood risk reduction project being implemented throughout […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven met last week with Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to impress on him the importance of comprehensive flood control for Minot and Ward County. The senator said it is vital that the general understands the importance of flood protection projects for the region and […]

  • 16 April 2012

    The State Fair Pond in Minot is closed due to construction projects prompted by last year’s Souris River flood. Located on the north end of the fairgrounds in the State Game and Fish Department’s Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park, the pond will reopen July 20 on opening day of the North Dakota State Fair. Greg […]