THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Motor Mill Bridge near Elkader, Iowa Part 2
Part 2 of the series on Motor Mill Bridge near Elkader, Iowa is a long story about how the bridge, which was washed away by floods twi... Posted on 7/5/13 at 7:20 AM
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 10:57 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 1:49 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 11:57 AM
Flood insurance maps have been delayed 2 years
After more than a decade of study and two years of delays, the Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to release revised flood insurance rate maps for Fargo and Cass County this summer.
FEMA says floodplain map won’t be affected Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he asked the same question a lot of people probably did when the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday raised its 100-year flood estimate for the city to 42.6 feet: Will this affect how many homeowners have to buy high-risk flood insurance?
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he asked the same question a lot of people probably did when the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday raised its 100-year flood estimate for the city to 42.6 feet: Will this affect how many homeowners have to buy high-risk flood insurance?
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Administrator touring region today to headline half-day summit
DEVILS LAKE – In 1995, then-Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator James Lee Witt made the first of two tours of the Devils Lake Basin to see how the federal government could help the region recover from a two-year flood.
Kevin Bonham, Herald Staff Writer
, May 03, 2010
ST. PAUL – The preliminary assessment of damage caused by spring flooding in Minnesota is $14.7 million, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Federal, state and local leaders from North Dakota pressed the nation’s top emergency management official on Monday for the flexibility to leave temporary clay levees in place after a flood instead of having to tear them down and rebuild next time.
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