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FM Diversion and Dam Increases national debt
Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 16th, 2015

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 16th, 2015

So many questions, too few answers…, taxpayer subsidized buyouts to mitigate a project that does not have federal funding or turned a shovel of dirt for the diversion channel.

Situational Ethics Part 3

Situational Ethics Part 3

Mr. Nyhof is attempting to justify 40 home buyouts versus a 240 home count that never existed in Oxbow. The 40 home buyouts, notwithstanding, would have left only 64 remaining home buyouts in Oxbow. A far cry from the 240 that Mr. Nyhof implied in his hyperbole.

Situational Ethics Part 2

Situational Ethics Part 2

Not only did Oxbow, ND exceed the FEMA and USACE 100 year flood stream-flows in 2009…, it exceeded the FEMA 500 year flood level as well.

Situational Ethics Part 1

Situational Ethics Part 1

If the city of Oxbow is truly at risk of a 2009 level or greater flood event, why would the Oxbow mayor be so carelessly “ineffective” and prioritize a full 18 holes of golf course play over the safety of his city residents?

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of June 30th, 2015

Fargo Dam and Diversion Costs as of June 30th, 2015

Fargo Diversion Authority spent another $ 7,415,358.87 from May 31st to June 30th, 2015. 1/9th (11.11% ) of the original projected cost and they haven’t even started on the actual main project.

Flip Flop, Money Drop, Get A Brand New Home

Flip Flop, Money Drop, Get A Brand New Home

Amidst the controversy generated by 200 – 400 percent buyouts in Oxbow, ND ~ Fargo Diversion Authority documents indicate the current OHB costs through the end of FY2015 to be $89 – $92 million dollars, with approximately 25 percent of the ring-dike-levee completed.

FM Home Builders President Letter A Shameless Attempt To Justify Greed

FM Home Builders President Letter A Shameless Attempt To Justify Greed

The “president” of the Home Builders Association F-M, the entity with a a history of PAC (political action committee) donations to measures and candidates “friendly” to development agendas, wants us to believe he’s objective, unbiased or impartial?

Case Civil No. 13-2262 (D238) | US District Court, District of Minnesota

JUDGE DENIES FARGO DIVERSION AUTHORITY MOTION: The Authority’s motion to stay the Court’s preliminary injunction order [Docket No. 197] is DENIED. Also waiving $2.5 million bond sought by the Fargo Diversion Authority.

Money, The Drug of Choice

Money, The Drug of Choice

Local leadership from Cass County, Fargo, Oxbow, and others have an OPM addiction problem. Other People’s Money (OPM).

OHB Design Flaw Negates Stated Flood Protection

OHB Design Flaw Negates Stated Flood Protection

OHB project area contains a design feature one foot lower, capable of filling the entire OHB area to the top of the levee within 4.5 hours.