OAKPORT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A rural Moorhead couple with no homeowner’s insurance were trying to figure out their next move Monday after a morning fire, apparently sparked by a coffee maker, totaled their house, attached garage and trailer.
OAKPORT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist warned Saturday that only individuals who had good reasons to travel to Oakport Township would be allowed into the area north of Moorhead, as high water was causing problems for roadways.
OAKPORT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – In response to National Weather Service forecasts that the weekend could bring more moisture, the Oakport Township Board has decided to proceed with construction or completion of several temporary dikes.
Township prepared, homeowners extra-vigilant
Two years ago, the basement of Robbie Norman’s Oakport Township home north of Moorhead flooded with sewer backup when a drain plug popped. This year, Norman isn’t taking any chances.
The lawn tractor believed to be stolen from a home in Oakport Township north of Moorhead was moved out of the building it was in by a contractor hired to clean the building, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said in a news release Monday.
Oakport Township experienced problems with its sewer system on the east side of the Oakport Coulee this weekend, although officials don’t know of any homes that experienced sewer backup, township chair Greg Anderson said Monday.
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