Under proposal, board members would have received $6,500 a month to oversee ring dike construction.
FARGO – City commissioners took action Monday night that aims to protect future homeowners from potentially skyrocketing flood insurance costs. The commission voted unanimously to change its policy for how high new homes built in the flood-plain must be elevated.
FARGO – North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp said Tuesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will include $6.3 million in its fiscal year 2014 work plan to complete the planning, engineering and design of the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House, in a rare act of bipartisanship, overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday to protect millions of American homeowners and businesses from dramatic increases in their flood insurance premiums.
GRAND FORKS – It’s unlikely the Red River Valley will experience a significant flood this spring, according to a National Weather Service flood outlook released Thursday.
FARGO – Fargo-Moorhead diversion officials have brushed aside an alternate flood control proposal from project opponents south of Fargo.
FARGO – Flood insurance legislation that was approved Thursday in the U.S. Senate could make a big difference to hundreds of homes in Fargo, city officials said.
WASHINGTON - In a rare act of bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill on Thursday to delay dramatic increases in federal flood insurance premiums for millions of Americans.
GRAND FORKS – The National Weather Service says that, for now, the risk of substantial spring flooding appears to be low in the Red River Basin.RELATED CONTENT
COMSTOCK, Minn. – Opponents of a proposed $1.8 billion diversion channel around Fargo-Moorhead announced a flood control option Thursday night they feel will put residents of communities south of Fargo-Moorhead at ease.
GRAFTON, N.D. – Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., told a gathering of business leaders here Thursday that the Senate will soon take up a bill he co-sponsored that would delay scheduled increases in flood insurance premiums.
FARGO – Cass County is considering asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help it buy up to 49 houses along County Highway 81 after the city of Fargo found out it could not use FEMA funds for a floodwall along Second Street.
FARGO – The Diversion Authority on Tuesday approved a $400,000 increase for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to study the environmental impacts of the proposed flood channel.
FARGO – State officials from Minnesota are warning proponents of a $1.8 billion proposed flood channel around the Fargo-Moorhead metro that they may be close to breaking Minnesota law.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Lawyers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are denying several allegations made in a lawsuit against the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project.