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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 9:04 AM Special disaster session negotiations to continue 8/20/12 at 4:36 PM
Disaster-relief bill includes individual aid 8/17/12 at 3:25 AM
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 1:02 PM
It's a Bison dawn
Beware Sam Houston Bearkats, it's a Bison dawn! Bison will stamped Bearkats 27 - 24! Go BISON!!! ...
1/5/13 at 9:11 AM High gas prices bugging you? Take the Commuter Challenge 9/6/11 at 5:54 AM
Fargo to kick tires on bike sharing system B-Cycle 7/24/11 at 10:01 AM
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 9:24 AM Rainstorm Strikes Jamestown 8/14/11 at 4:02 PM
Beautiful Images 9/27/10 at 8:22 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 11:12 AM
Do you know the Board? (Part 5 of 9)
Read this weeks profile on Rick Steen, the fifth of nine Q&A features on Board members of the Fargo Public Schools. Each Board member was asked to comment on several things, including their servic...
2/14/12 at 9:41 AM
Thune: More floods coming?
Sen. John Thune has sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate requesting clarification on the June 1 flood in progress date for the National Flood ...
6/28/11 at 4:29 PM
North Dakota Citizen Corps Council honored
From a news release: The North Dakota Citizen Corps Council is the winner of a 2010 National Citizen Corps Achievement Award. The council has been recognized for exemplary community preparedness eff...
9/2/10 at 4:37 PM
Steiner makes strong showing
Last month, we learned that Sun Photographer John M. Steiner's photo of a Jamestown dog leaping into a snowblower's spray was added to MSNBC.com's Year in Pictures slideshow and contest. While he di...
1/5/10 at 12:18 PM Steiner's photo gets noticed 12/21/09 at 8:55 AM
Found photo 12/15/09 at 3:17 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 4:06 AM