THE NEW FORTY Government priorities...
Some days I believe the universe aligns discrete events purposefully to nudge me toward a rant. Today was one of those days. It started with my neighbor Kyle coming over this morning to show me that... Posted on 7/3/13 at 9:57 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Dayton wants to investigate FEMA aid differences
Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to look into a reported difference of opinion within the federal agency that rejected Minnesotas request for individual flood recovery aid.
Dayton said on Thursday th... Posted on 7/26/12 at 12:49 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Project Dorothy Room
I finally got a project in July, prior to that time life had been enough of a project to keep me busy. Although I have not finished this task yet, I wanted to write about it before summer had ... Posted on 8/12/11 at 10:57 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! FEMA for Kids - Flooding
To help kids understand what is happening with flooding in the Minot area, I am posting the following story from a booklet produced by FEMA. The story is titled "The River Rises." At the bottom of thi... Posted on 6/22/11 at 8:50 AM
Homeowners in Minot affected by the Souris River flooding in 2011 can begin applying for grants to help with repair costs, while the city prepares to buy out more homes to make way for a flood protection project.
As the U.S. government moved into the second week of a shutdown on Monday with no end in sight, a deadlocked U.S. Congress also confronted an October 17 deadline to increase the nation's borrowing power or risk default.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's twice-extended temporary housing program to accommodate Minot area residents left homeless by a historic Souris River flood has come to a close after two years and three months.
North Dakota emergency management officials will meet in Devils Lake and Grafton, N.D., this week to advise local authorities on how to apply for federal funding for reimbursement of flood damage to public infrastructure during the early spring flooding.
Flood damage in Grand Forks this spring amounted to a handful of washed out culverts and a loss of gravel. “There was no real damage,” Grand Forks County Road Superintendent Richard Onstad said. “What we’ve seen is everything was pretty minor compared with what we’ve had in the past.”
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