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Fargo flood defenses nearly buttoned up

Published 04/27/2013, INFORUM

Sandbagging done as 37- to 39-foot crest forecast eases fight
FARGO – A year ago, brothers Chad and Jeffrey McCracken were playing disc golf in Moorhead during a visit to see their grandparents. On Saturday, with that same Moorhead park under water, the brothers from Maple Grove, Minn., got a lesson in community service in south Fargo, tossing sandbags instead of Frisbees to help protect strangers against spring flooding.

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