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Many Minot flood victims still wait for temp homes

With winter coming quickly in North Dakota, federal officials are racing to finish up to 2,400 temporary homes for Minot residents displaced by the worst flooding in the city's history. Full story

Patched-up schools to open after Minot flooding

In his first year as superintendent of Minot's public schools, Mark Vollmer is stepping into a mess: Record flooding wrecked six of his schools, forcing the district to delay the start of the year. Full story

Flood turns housing shortage into crisis

Workers in North Dakota's booming oil industry had taken up any empty space in Minot before the swollen Souris River raced into the city, filling thousands of homes with water. Full story

Flooding leaves Minot, N.D., a ‘war zone’

   Historic flooding in Minot, N.D., fueled by heavy spring rains and a melting snow pack, has submerged 4,000 houses and businesses and forced more than 11,000 people to flee their homes. NBC’s John Yang reports.

Souris River nears peak at Minot

North Dakota's Souris River has leveled off at Minot, N.D., nearly 2 feet below the projected crest, while in nearby Sawyer, a mandatory evacuation was ordered after water flowed over the main dike. Full story

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  Massive destruction expected in Minot

With floodwaters expected to reach six to seven feet above the previous record level, experts are expecting massive destruction throughout the city of Minot, North Dakota.

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Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters
Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters

Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters June 25, 2011. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson

Many homes are still under water in Minot, N.D. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The U.S. government will help the flooded city of Minot "for the duration," the Cabinet secretary responsible for federal disaster assistance said Wednesday, but also cautioned that North Dakota residents should better prep

Eddit Wolf
Eddit Wolf

This frame grab from video provided by KXMC TV, Minot, show debris from flooded homes stacked on a curb Tuesday, July 5, 2011, in Minot, ND. Residents in some northeast parts of Minot were allowed to return their homes as the flooding Souris River continues to recede, said a spokesman in the North D

*** BESTPIX *** Record Water Levels Force Minot Residents To Evacuate
*** BESTPIX *** Record Water Levels Force Minot Residents To Evacuate

MINOT, ND - JUNE 26: Homes are surrounded by floodwater as the Souris River crests as seen from the air June 26, 2011 in Minot, North Dakota. The Souris River this morning surpassed its 1881 record level of 1,558 feet above sea level and flooding estimated 4,000 homes in the city. *** BESTPIX ***