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A Wasteful Flood Study

A Wasteful Flood Study

Just like the previous efforts, this study has been done with tax dollars and has fallen to the divisive politics of special interests. Perhaps the answer they got was not the answer the Diversion Authority wanted?

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 17th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 17th, 2013

Fargo Diversion Authority delays releases of half million dollar taxpayer funded Red River Basin Commission Long Term Flood Solution study that damages U.S. Army Corps of Engineer project claims.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 10th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 10th, 2013

Fargo’s media criticizes Moorhead for being trashy and backward and described as “more than sad.” Suggesting that Moorhead has only themselves to blame for their lagging development, they are castigated for failing to take advantage of their natural advantages and lectured on what they should or should not be doing.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 3rd, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties October 3rd, 2013

We are certain that the FM diversion is not the next step in providing Basin wide protection, no matter what the politicians say.

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.

Living in Neverland, Fargo

Living in Neverland, Fargo “Style”

When political leaders say “won’t” it usually means “will” and “never” is usually code for “guaranteed to”…

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.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 19th, 2013

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties September 19th, 2013

The Diversion Authority voted unanimously to file a motion to intervene in the case. “We want a seat at the table, in that way, we are a little bit more in control of the destiny of things.” – Darell Vanyo, Diversion Authority Chairman

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.

Amoral Authority of Immorality

Amoral Authority of Immorality

You really have two choices in life…, you either decide what you believe and let your beliefs guide your behavior or let your behavior justify your beliefs. The latter becomes the eventual loss of your moral compass and you believe you have become a law unto yourself.