NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS Emergency response test at NDSU
On Thursday, August 5th, NDSU in conjunction with state and local emergency services units will host an exercise to test the response capabilities of the agencies involved. This exercise will ... Posted on 7/29/10 at 3:35 AM
The Stanke farm is about three miles southwest of West Fargo. Shannon and Greg are the parents of reigning Miss Rodeo North Dakota, Sam Stanke, 22, who was just as surprised as her parents to see the strong showing of Guard soldiers in their front yard. “I thought, OK, here we go again,” Sam said. Open the article link and go to the bottom of the story to see National Guard video.
Three videos from the North Dakota National Guard provide examples of its "quick response" teams assisting rural flood fights near Enderlin and West Fargo. Open the article link, then look down the page for videos.
FEMA takes aerial tour of Fargo-Moorhead area Gov. Jack Dalrymple said today the state will continue working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to upgrade the state’s limited presidential emergency declaration to include a federal cost-share for flood-fighting efforts. Unlike in past years, the declaration does not yet provide guaranteed federal funding in advance to help pay for flood costs.
While growing up in Vesleyville, not far from Grafton, N.D., Fred Karnik dreamed of flying with the Air Force. He never made it. This fall, he retired after 40 years in the North Dakota Army National Guard, several of them as the Guard’s top aviation post.
On Wednesday North Dakota National Guardsmen were 95 percent complete with one humanitarian aide project in Ghana and well on their way with the second, according to Maj. John Gibbs, 119th Wing Civil Engineer Squadron.
Troops from Grand Forks, Fargo and throughout the state will depart in mid-August for several weeks of training in Indiana and Germany before arriving in Kosovo in November, said Capt. Dan Murphy, a Guard spokesman.
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