Red River hits crest, begins to recede in Fargo

Jamie Garvey describes how floodwater from the Red River has been slowly covering his backyard, creeping closer to his house Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Fargo, N.D. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

March 21, 2010 1:26:42 PM PDT
The crest of the Red River was met Sunday with more shrugs than white knuckles, as flood fears receded and Fargo residents walked their dogs and went to church instead of sandbagging and fleeing to higher ground.