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Breaking News: Federal Court to Hear Joint Powers Case

Breaking News: Federal Court to Hear Joint Powers Case

Breaking News: Federal Judge rules on Richland Wilkin JPA claim. Decision allows Minnesota DNR to proceed as Amicus Curiae noting that the federal court will observe Minnesota law and permitting authority.

Federal Court Refuses Fargo Diversion Authority Motion to Dismiss JPA Claims

Federal Court Refuses Fargo Diversion Authority Motion to Dismiss JPA Claims

NEWS UPDATE: Minnesota Federal Court, Duluth, MN – April 3rd, 2014 – Federal Magistrate denies Fargo Diversion Authority’s motion to dismiss Richland Wilkin Joint Powers Authority claims filed in 2013.

Bridge Collapse in USACE Study Area

Bridge Collapse in USACE Study Area

I-5 bridge over the Skagit River has collapsed near Burlington WA. The USACE is currently conducting general investigation on preliminary alternatives to address flooding in the Skagit River basin. It is not known at this time what caused the collapse, however, this is a stark reminder of the risks associated when crossing waterways. The original […]

101.9 FM Tom Becka: Craig Hertsgaard and Stephanie Miranowski Interview August 29th, 2012

101.9 FM Tom Becka: Craig Hertsgaard and Stephanie Miranowski Interview August 29th, 2012

Talk FM 101.9 Tom Becka interviews Craig Hertsgaard and Stephanie Miranowski on August 29th, 2012 regarding the Fargo Moorhead Dam and FM Diversion project. Hertsgaard is a committee member of the Joint Powers Authority (JPA) and Min-Dak Upstream Coalition and Miranowski is a Wilkin County Commissioner and JPA board member. Listen to the Tom Becka […]

Farmers, Land Owners and Diversion Authority Tension

Farmers, Land Owners and Diversion Authority Tension

Fargo’s Director of Engineering: Mark Bittner, PE

“You don’t trust us…?”

| Trust is earned, through consideration and respect and measured against the actions and deeds of those saying “trust us”…

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 9th, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 9th, 2012

The Richland Wilkin JPA took another step and authorized lawyers to commence a judicial challenge to Fargo’s plan. The very same lawyers who were described to us by Congressman Colin Peterson as: “the best in the state.” Our leaders, the Commissioners of Richland and Wilkin Counties, have committed to defend our communities with all appropriate legal action.

Richland Wilkin JPA Special Announcement August 8th, 2012

UPDATED: 8/8/2012 2:00 pm Special Announcement Postponed Press Release now expected from the Richland – Wilkin JPA Thursday, August 9, 2012 Be watching the Wahpeton Daily News http://www.wahpetondailynews.com/ Views: 0 Tweet

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 2nd, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 2nd, 2012

Missouri Rep. Carnahan on senate bill 2039 : “Instead of letting nature do what it is designed to do, this bill would set a precedent for other states, increasing catastrophic flood levels across the country,” There are alternatives that protect Fargo from flooding that do not also “induce growth” in the flood plain.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 26th, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 26th, 2012

Benjamin Larson, candidate for the Minnesota House: Moorhead, Minn,“wake up and fight for the city’s future.” Moorhead is located on high ground, much higher than the flood plain south of Fargo, Moorhead is the natural choice for flood-free future development: both residential and commercial.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 19th, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 19th, 2012

Fargo wants to take 40 square miles out of the flood plain immediately south of town – where the Wild Rice and Red Rivers meet – to provide future development room for Fargo. Should someone whisper that the emperor has no clothes?

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