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  • FLOOD NEWS: North Dakota National Guard Flood Operations End

    The North Dakota National Guard will end 2010 flood operations today, as the remaining members of a Cass County quick response force team complete their out-processing. Gov. John Hoeven activated the Guard on March 15 to respond to the flood threat, which was especially prevalent in southeastern North Dakota. "Once again, our National Guard members
  • Happy Hooligans prepare for Ghana deployment

    As the 2010 North Dakota National Guard flood operations come to a close, the 119th Wing Civil Engineer Squadron is already in full swing preparing for their next deployment, a two-week humanitarian mission to Africa through the State Partnership Program (SPP). Since 2004, the North Dakota National Guard has developed a professional relationship
  • FLOOD NEWS: Guard’s Quick Response Force Called Out for Vehicle Recovery

    After going a few days without an emergency call, the North Dakota National Guard's quick reaction force team in Harwood, N.D., responded to a request this afternoon. The Cass County Sheriff's Department asked for assistance with a vehicle recovery mission."This is a perfect example of the partnership we have with the Guard," said Cass County
  • FLOOD NEWS: Guard's Nighttime Dike Patrols Allow Harwood Residents to Rest

    As bigger cities safely lessen their focus on floodwaters, the threat -- and the North Dakota National Guard's presence -- in outlying areas remains. Harwood, N.D., just north of Fargo, is one of those areas. Overland flooding continues, and the town's 600 or so residents, along with North Dakota Soldiers and Airmen, remain vigilant. During the
  • FLOOD NEWS: National Guard Evacuation Team Helps Elderly Woman from Home

    At 84 years old, Mili Sherman has spent nearly half of her life in her home just west of Harwood. It sits above the swollen Sheyenne River, just out of the water's reach. The road out, however, is a different story. Floodwaters rush quickly across the gravel road that runs out to the highway, making it dangerous for any vehicle to attempt to pass