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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.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 20th, 2012

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 20th, 2012

Commissioner Vanyo, chairman of the FM Diversion Authority, is driving hard to eliminate 25 percent of the Kindred School’s tax base – permanently.

Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

It appears that the current plan would have the metro area solve their problems at the expense of their neighbors both up stream and downstream. Why implement a plan that only causes more problems in other areas?

Paulette Orth Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

Paulette Orth Comments to the USACE re: Fargo Moorhead Dam and Diversion

The cost of a Diversion Channel is appalling compared to what it would cost to create eco friendlier alternative measures.

Fargo’s Idea of Protection

Fargo’s greatest threat is not the Richland Wilkin JPA. It’s Fargo and Cass County leaders, the Diversion Authority and the Corps driving future development, into a natural flood plain buffer, for an elite group of land developers.

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 […]

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Early Chatter: “Isaac” Greatest Threat “Heavy Rains”

Watching The Weather Channel intently as “Isaac” heads toward New Orleans within days of Hurricane Katrina’s anniversary prods considerable thought. $14.5 billion additional dollars spent to update aging flood mitigation that at its inception was “designed” to provide adequate prevention from storm surge, swells and tidal flooding. Curiously, a similar concern to the Fargo Moorhead […]