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Fargo Cass Leaders Resort to Hypocrisy and Misinformation

Fargo Cass Leaders Resort to Hypocrisy and Misinformation

Isn’t ironic that Fargo is concerned about the small section of Elm street that parallels the Red River, yet rezones miles of natural flood plain south of the city, that exponentially reduces vital flood plain capacity to buffer Fargo flooding.

Fargo Diversion Project Could Fail

Fargo Diversion Project Could Fail

Clay County Commissioner Kevin Campbell sells out Minnesotans, welcomes ND flood impacts. Campbell chooses ND land grab development over protecting MN property rights.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 20th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 20th, 2014

If Fargo is in effect buying votes by unwise use of funds, what are we going to get in the end? That will leave the people of North Dakota and Minnesota footing the bill for millions of dollars to provide nothing.

USACE Releases Oxbow Hickson Bakke (OHB) Levee Wind Wave Analysis Report

USACE Releases Oxbow Hickson Bakke (OHB) Levee Wind Wave Analysis Report

Residents of the communities of Bakke, Hickson and Oxbow, North Dakota could face several weeks of adverse conditions surrounded by a man-made lake which could exceed 50 square miles in size.

Andy Adamson, Jr.: Project Should Protect Basin, Not Just Fargo

Andy Adamson, Jr.: Project Should Protect Basin, Not Just Fargo

No more “FARGO “FIRST”: Pembina County commissioner Andy Adamson, Jr. accurately sizes up Cass County commissioner Darrell Vanyo and cites “A flood control project of this size should be expanded to provide protection to the entire Red River Valley”.

Richland County Water Resource District Comments to the USACE EA Document re: Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

Richland County Water Resource District Comments to the USACE EA Document re: Fargo Dam and FM Diversion

The Richland County Water Resource Board feels the United State Army Corps of Engineers did not adequately review the concept of building smaller retention sites in lieu of the large staging area created by the dam.

Heidi Durand

Heidi Durand “We Need A Better Plan”

Heidi Durand, Moorhead City Councilwoman shares concerns over the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion. “We Need A Better Plan”

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 1st, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties August 1st, 2013

Fargo needs plan C: Quit building in the floodplain. Build your dikes to 43.5 feet and get out of FEMA insurance requirements. Invest in basinwide retention to give protection beyond the 100-year flood level. Moorhead should be congratulated for getting their city safe from spring floods.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 11th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties July 11th, 2013

Commissioner Vanyo has said retention will never be part of the project. The U.S. Army Corps says that basin-wide protection is the solution to protecting Minot, so it must be part of the solution for the Red River Valley as well.

Dust Up 'n' Shake Down at the Diversion Authority

Dust Up ‘n’ Shake Down at the Diversion Authority

The Diversion Authority has three PR groups. If three cannot get out the message, maybe, Mr Mayor, the problem is the message.

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