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Letter: Heitkamp Passes the Buck on Diversion

Letter: Heitkamp Passes the Buck on Diversion

The most disturbing implication of the statement “let the local authorities determine how to best use the funds” is the fact that by saying this, Heitkamp is giving up of her power as a U.S. senator to oversee the use of federal funds.

Letter: Arkansas case holds promise for opponents of FM Dam and Diversion

Letter: Arkansas case holds promise for opponents of FM Dam and Diversion

Fargo, Cass County, the Army Corps of Engineers, planning and designing a non-flood area for water storage, however temporary, will cause a loss of value, loss of marketability for the affected property owners, within the Fargo flood water storage area.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 14th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 14th, 2013

Biewer’s response was clear: we don’t flood, we have never flooded and we don’t need a ring dike. Fargo’s plan to spend 65 million state dollars to purchase Oxbow’s silence certainly validates Representative Skarphol’s concerns.

Letter: Diane Ista on Fargo's Battle of Public Opinion

Letter: Diane Ista on Fargo’s Battle of Public Opinion

The Diversion’s Authority Public Outreach Subcommittee chaired by Rodger Olson seems to be concerned about losing the battle of public opinion.

Berndt Balks at Bill, Carlson Corrects Cass Critisism

Berndt Balks at Bill, Carlson Corrects Cass Critisism

Imperial Fargo/Cass has looked at a substantial gift as though the glass were half empty.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 17th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 17th, 2013

Not many people are interested in buying property that may be condemned in the near future. But the flower throwers say the greatest benefit is that property values will return as soon as the sound of backhoes is heard piling up the Red River Valley clay around them.

Martin Johnson Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

Martin Johnson Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

Fargo does not care about the rural people or towns they are going to destroy. They built too fast put their housing project in the bottom of drain ditches that we built in the 60’s. They have built all their new schools housing developments in low lying land that always flooded in the early 60’s & 70’s when I wasn’t a part of Fargo.

MNDak Upstream Coalition Chairman Scott Hendrickson Addresses Membership

MNDak Upstream Coalition Chairman Scott Hendrickson Addresses Membership

We are confident that if we stay united as a community, the dam component of Fargo’s Diversion plan will be defeated and we will have protected our homes, our schools and our way of life.

Do they think before they speak?

Do they think before they speak?

There is no reason for the communities of Bakke, Hickson and Oxbow, ND to cower behind an earthen ring dike when the removal of the 3 dam components would resolve the problems.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 27th, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 27th, 2012

Richland and Wilkin Joint Powers Authority say NO to Fargo’s economic “dead zone” in what was, prior to this project, a vibrant, rural economic growth area.