Discuss as:

Flooding in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Eric Hylden / The Grand Forks Herald via AP

A team of firefighters from the Oslo, Minn., fire department are joined by a Polk Co. deputy sheriff and a rural letter carrier on the Oslo Fire Dept. air boat that is serving as the only transportation in and out of town along the Red River on April 13 near Grand Forks, N.D. Authorities on Wednesday considered dropping half-ton sandbags from a National Guard helicopter to shore up a dam that stands between 30 endangered homes and the swollen Des Lacs River in northwest North Dakota.

Eric Hylden / The Grand Forks Herald via AP

Mikey, a springer spaniel, checks out floodwater from the Red River as volunteer sandbaggers work to shore up a dike on April 13 in Grand Forks, N.D.

Read more about the flooding in North Dakota.