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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The Assiniboine River (Rivière d'Assiniboine) is a river that runs through the prairies of Western Canada in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
A berm is a level space, shelf, or raised barrier (usually made of compacted soil) separating two areas.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Breckenridge is a city and county seat of Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF; Forces armées canadiennes, FAC), or Canadian Forces (CF) (Forces canadiennes, FC), are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces." This unified institution consists of sea, land, and air elements referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.
The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2 to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 36th Parliament of Canada.
CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.
Crookston is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
East Grand Forks (also known as EGF) is a city in Polk County, Minnesota, United States.
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population.
Fargo–Moorhead is a common name given to the metropolitan area comprising Fargo, North Dakota, Moorhead, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation in northeastern North Dakota, located north of Emerado and west of Grand Forks.
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the state of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County.
"Greater Grand Forks" (officially the Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area) is the name used by some people to designate the twin cities of Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, together with their surrounding areas.
The Greater Grand Forks Greenway is a huge greenway bordering the Red River and Red Lake River in the twin cities of Grand Forks, North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota (commonly called Greater Grand Forks).
The International Joint Commission (Commission mixte internationale) is a bi-national organization established by the governments of the United States and Canada under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909.
Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien (born January 11, 1934), known commonly as Jean Chrétien, is a Canadian politician who served as the 20th Prime Minister of Canada from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Moorhead is a city in Clay County, Minnesota, United States, and the largest city in northwest Minnesota.
Morris is a small town in the Pembina Valley region of Manitoba, Canada, located 51 km south of Winnipeg and 42 km north of Emerson.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.
Patrica A. Owens (born 1941) was the mayor of Grand Forks, North Dakota during the flood that devastated the city in April 1997.
The Portage Diversion (also known as the Assiniboine River Floodway) is a water control structure on the Assiniboine River near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.
The Red River Floodway (Canal de dérivation de la rivière Rouge) is an artificial flood control waterway in Western Canada.
The Red River (Rivière rouge or Rivière Rouge du Nord, American English: Red River of the North) is a North American river.
Red River State Recreation Area is part of the Greater Grand Forks Greenway and is located in the city of East Grand Forks, Minnesota on the banks of the Red River of the North and the Red Lake River.
The Red River Valley is a region in central North America that is drained by the Red River of the North; it is part of both Canada and the United States.
Reginald B. Alcock, (April 16, 1948 – October 14, 2011) was a Canadian politician.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
A sandbag is a bag or sack made of hessian (burlap), polypropylene or other sturdy materials that is filled with sand or soil and used for such purposes as flood control, military fortification in trenches and bunkers, shielding glass windows in war zones, ballast, counterweight, and in other applications requiring mobile fortification, such as adding improvised additional protection to armoured vehicles or tanks.
The Shellmouth Reservoir is a man-made reservoir on the Assiniboine River in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada.
A snap election is an election called earlier than expected.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) is a four-year university located in Crookston, Minnesota.
The University of North Dakota (also known as UND or North Dakota) is a public research university in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Wahpeton is a city in Richland County, in southeastern North Dakota, United States.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
The Winnipeg Free Press is a daily (excluding Sunday) broadsheet newspaper in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
A one-hundred-year flood is a flood event that has a 1% probability of occurring in any given year.
The 1950 Red River flood was a devastating flood that took place along the Red River in The Dakotas and Manitoba from April 15 to June 12, 1950.
The Red River flood of 1997 in the United States was a major flood that occurred in April 1997, along the Red River of the North in North Dakota and Minnesota.
The 2009 Red River flood along the Red River of the North in North Dakota and Minnesota in the United States and Manitoba in Canada brought record flood levels to the Fargo-Moorhead area.
The 2011 Red River flood took place along the Red River of the North in Manitoba in Canada and North Dakota and Minnesota in the United States beginning in April 2011.
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