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The flooding in Minot ND Bicycling across America 2012

The flooding in Minot ND Bicycling across America 2012

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Minot, ND June, 2011. Flooding like no one had ever seen before! Devastating!

And so, alongside a longing for adventure, that was one of my reasons for setting out on my bike ride in the first place.

Throughout the trip, I have climbed some big mountains on my bicycle – the Pyrennees, the Andes, America's Appalachians and Rockies, New Zealand's Southern ...

Some of you know that from time to time my wife, kids and I get back to North Dakota to visit with family. This was a special trip, one I'll share a ...

Many people may find it a bit strange to want to cycle every day up one, two or even three high mountain passes in the stinking heat of a European summer, ...

Capital City Path, lined with a community garden

This afternoon, two years and two weeks after setting out, I rolled into Portobello under sunny, blue skies to complete my world cycle.

The word for the day: Surprise! I rode the Central Lakes and Lake Wobegon Trails from Fergus Falls to Sauk Centre, MN. I met Jen and the kids for lunch in ...

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I can still hear the throb of her engine, the creak of the superstructure and the gentle roll of the ocean waves.

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Located on North Dakota's Drift Prairie, Minot was incorporated in 1887. The community recently completed a full renovation of the 1905 red brick Great ...

Of course, the first thing you need for adventure cycling is a bicycle and I'm so happy with my Thorn Sherpa which has been strong, reliable, versatile and ...

Water Receding After Cannon River Flood

Floodwater from the Souris River surrounds homes in Minot, N.D. The city of Minot is

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... process of rebuilding ahead, Our Savior Lutheran Church has organized Hope Village, which has already assisted countless families in the Minot area.

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Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 18, 2011 -- The manager of the Maysa Hockey Arena provided furniture storage for displaced residence after flooding in Minot, ...

Floodwater from the Souris River surrounds the Ramstad Jr. High School in Minot on Monday, June 27. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP) Share Back to slideshow ...

Built in 21 months at a cost of forty-seven million dollars in. Marlee Huber -- Legacy Living · Bicycling across America, 2012

View of Downtown Minot from North Hill during the 2011 Flood

With the popularity and widespread of the cycling club, more and more cycling enthusiasts are considering joining a cycling. Indeed, cycling clubs nowadays ...

Interchange of I-29 and I-680 north of Council Bluffs, Iowa, looking towards the Mormon Bridge on June 16

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This photo shows the inlaid “tide staff”, the oldest tide gauge in the US, which has been there since about 1830. The top of the ...

Dennis Powers, of Billings, Mont., dumps a bucketful of debris near a

Street map of New York City showing maximum projected future storm surge. Natural water is in dark blue, 2100 levels are in medium blue and 2300 levels are ...

Downtown Minot from Third Street NE

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A historical look at floods in the Ninth District

Mountain bikes at heart of Silverton trails debate

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Lake Sakakawea, created when the Garrison Dam was built in the 1940s and 1950s, flooded the towns of Elbowoods, Sanish and Van Hook, as well as the rich ...

Flood walls line the riverfront trail.

I was zig zagging up & down and back & forth through the ...

High water as in Minot, N.D

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Homes flooded by the Souris River in Minot, N.D. Work is beginning on local flood

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A bicycle pulled from the cellar of a home that flooded in Lavalette New Jersey on

Aerial view of flooding in a Minot, N.D., residential area

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Jay Cooke State Park Reopens Monday After Flood Reconstruction

Stanley, ND. Looks like there is a lot of local pride in this community. Check out Flickertail Village which is a reminiscent of pioneer days.

So to sum up, place history, as a basic methodology, does three things: one, defines a geographical soft boundary of place as a way to focus your research ...

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The sun came out briefly next day as I pedalled by the sea and along the back roads of Northumberland but it was raining again when I picnicked below ...

Red River Valley flood fight shifts north of Fargo

9, 2012 -- A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) was set up at a hockey rink, stocked with supplies for those with need. FEMA is working with state and ...

Children play in a water "splash pad" in Oak Park in Minot, N.D.

Riders pass the sunrise early morning outside of Grand

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Map, satellite view and area photos of Bad Medicine Campground - Montana. Marlee Huber -- Legacy Living · Bicycling across America, 2012

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Report on June 18, 2011, predicting that 54,600,000 acre feet (67.3 km3) of run off would occur above Sioux City in 2011 -- the ...

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Diner Hope HD. Flooding Near Page ND.

While balancing a bike on a flyboard, Jeff Luft of

MINOT, N.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially declared Lake Sakakawea completely frozen on Saturday, Jan. 12.

We loved the look of this small art park in downtown Grand Forks.

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Water Recedes After Flooding In Cannon Falls

As I pedalled downriver through forests and pastures and pretty little villages, the rain lashed for several days, a case of the weather matching my mood.

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Gavins Point Dam releasing record 150,000 cubic feet/second of water on June 14, 2011.

Souris River flooding in Minot, N.D.

Oak Park, Minot, North Dakota

A map of of Lake Pend Orielle. Marlee Huber -- Legacy Living · Bicycling across America, 2012

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But there was already a small welcoming party gathered on the promenade in Portobello so I cycled on along the familiar routes of East Lothian and down the ...

Lake Tahoe local and regional planning policies lead to the design of a platinum rated restoration project for sustainability — The Western Planner

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This morning my family and I were blessed with the opportunity to worship at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Minot, ND where my college friend Dan Voth serves ...

Photograph of Main Street in Minot in 1886. The Parker House is visible at the far right. Wagons of buffalo bones are also depicted.

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A statue honors the heroes and residents who braved the floods that have hit Grand Forks.

Broadcasters across Nebraska raised $442,000 during the “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief,” held March 22 to support American Red Cross relief efforts ...

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Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 5, 2012 -- A year after the Souris River Flood and serving as a furniture storage warehouse, Minot's MAYSA ...

ArtSpace Lofts in Minot under construction in December 2012. The downtown neighborhood is currently part of ...

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The determined folks of tiny Lake City gave it their all for the sake of the town's kids, including members of the swim team, seen here.

North Dakota National Guard Sgt. 1st Class David Dodds escorts Brian Axelson through floodwaters in

Buffalo Menards Worker Needing Bike Grateful For Flood Of DonationsPaul Pykonnen can't ...

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