Your "Transformers" tie-in to this story: Josh Duhamel was born in Minot, ND. There's a Twitter post on the subject at: Twitter You can listen to the Minot, ND police radios at: Minot Police, Sheriff, Fire, and EMS Live Scanner Audio Feed This is one of the top news stories in the U.S. (aside from that riveting Casey Anthony trial of vital national importance). One of my troops is deployed to Iraq and a bunch of us from the unit had to help his wife and kid vacate their house yesterday. Minot AFB is providing a lot of manpower support to the community. As we speak, the flood waters are about to spill over the built-up dikes around town. The expected crest will be several feet higher than the all-time record set in 1881 and the last catastrophic flood in 1969. The flood waters (due to water releases at dams further upstream) are expected to persist for several weeks. Please keep the Minot area in your thoughts over the next few days.