GF / EGF Flood Anniversary
Jarrod Thomas | Apr 22, 2017 AT 6:22 pm
City officials from both Grand Forks and East Grand Forks met at noon on the center of the Sorlie Bridge to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1997 Red River Flood. The occasion was designed to express appreciation to the thousands of individuals and organizations that has a hand in the flood response and recovery. The river crested on this date at 54.35 feet - more than 26 feet over flood stage.