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MN notebook: Staffs begin talking about special storm session
By Don Davis Minnesota Gov. Mark Daytons staff has begun discussions about whether a special legislative session is needed to appropriate the states portion of funds to recover from June storms. Spoke...
8/2/13 at 8:04 AM Special disaster session negotiations to continue 8/20/12 at 3:36 PM
Disaster-relief bill includes individual aid 8/17/12 at 2:25 AM
Free festival tickets for flood victims
It has been a year, but the organizers behind the Twin Ports Bridge Festival still are thinking about last years flood. People who were affected are in consideration for free tickets to the event Jul...
6/19/13 at 11:00 PM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 12:02 PM
The Whole Story in 12 Words
A while back I was working on a story about the massive 2009 flood here in Jamestown for a company-wide project. The story ended up not getting used, but before it ended, we asked the project leader h...
9/25/12 at 8:24 AM Rainstorm Strikes Jamestown 8/14/11 at 3:02 PM
Beautiful Images 9/27/10 at 7:22 PM
I posted this to my twitter account (@darylritchison), but I thought I would post it here quickly as well. But New Orleans, LA has the ability to pump nearly 50,000 cfs of water out of the city. Last ...
8/29/12 at 10:12 AM
We learned in 1997 that leaving pets behind during a flood evacuation is not the right thing to do. Arlette Moen from the Circle of Friends Humane Society is Grand Forks is going to be wit...
3/31/09 at 3:06 AM