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5 Years Ago Today, Keeping Fear Alive

5 Years Ago Today, Keeping Fear Alive

Lack of spring 2014 flooding prompts the Fargo Forum to solicit readers into sharing stories and fears about 2009 flood memories in a shameless attempt to keep the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion project in limelight.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 9th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties January 9th, 2014

How much water does it take to drown a rat? I suppose it depends on whether the rat can swim, but let’s pretend it can’t. Is the rat any more dead if it’s under an inch of water or three feet of water?

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 26th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties December 26th, 2013

The red box is supposed to indicate less than one-foot of new water from the dam that is part of the planned diversion. FEMA will draw new floodplain maps once the diversion is built, that will prohibit new construction in areas that get flooded as a result of Fargo’s plan.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties November 7th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties November 7th, 2013

U.S. Army Corps’ documents state, and Fargo leaders admit, this plan is about growth and was designed to remove the FEMA flood plain controls from 70-square miles of flood-prone land and provide protection to the city of Fargo.

Widespread Community Support Against the Fargo Dam

Widespread Community Support Against the Fargo Dam

Sunday night, with money in their hands, they came to Christine to preserve their communities and their future.

Fact, Fraud or Fantasy

POLL: Do you believe Keith Berndt and others are being fraudulent by alleging the 2009 flood was only a 50 year flood event?

Safety is a Dam Concern

Safety is a Dam Concern

Despite the feigned reassurances of Keith Berndt on August 12th, 2013 during the MNDak Upstream Coalition/Richland Wilkin JPA meeting, there is little comfort that one of the largest earth moving projects in North America, second to the Panama canal, will be a secure structure.

Fargo - Cass County | Doesn't Make FEMA Top 10 Federal Disaster List

Fargo – Cass County | Doesn’t Make FEMA Top 10 Federal Disaster List

“If Fargo is such a big important city then why didn’t Cass county (Fargo) make the list when they have repeatedly self professed that the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion is the second most important project in the nation?”

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties June 27th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties June 27th, 2013

It turns out that our criticism was valid and the Army Corps numbers were quietly changed back in September 2012. You would think this would have come up during the North Dakota legislative session, when they were asking all of us for $450 million.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 2nd, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties May 2nd, 2013

To say the commissioners stepped up would be an understatement. Senators Larry Luick and Jim Dotzenrod, Representatives John Wall, Clark Williams, Jerry Kelsh, Bill Amerman, Perry Miller, Sid Berg, Dan Thompson, Tim Campbell, Jason Heitkamp, Richland County State’s Attorney Warren Stokes, Stephanie Miranowski, Lyle Hovland, John Blaufuss, Robert Perry, Neal Folstad, Wilkin County Attorney Tim Fox – thank you.

thank you.

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