DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) _ The floodwater diversion outlets on the
west and east ends of Devils Lake are being shut down for the year.
State Water Commission engineer Bruce Engelhardt says that much colder temperatures are expected next week and
officials don't want to take any chances with the weather damaging
Engelhardt says the two outlets took about a foot of water off
the lake this year. The west-end outlet started operations for the
season in April. The new east-end outlet did not come online until
June, and it had to be shut down for a few days last month for