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Iowa Dedicates Sales Tax to Flood Mitigation

Alerted to this on The Midwest Planning BLUZ, a land use blog from Iowa State Extension.  A new bill in Iowa: …establishes a flood mitigation program and a flood mitigation board to review proposed flood mitigation projects and authorize funding … Continue reading

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North Dakota National Guard is on the scene in Minot. Things are not going well along the Mouse River, but they could be worse.  This press release was posted today: Airman 1st Class Jessica McConnell Minot Air Force Base Public … Continue reading

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Mouse Bites Dog: Flooding Overtakes Minot

Originally uploaded by Corps of Engineers St. Paul District The Mississippi River gets the big press, and the Missouri River gets the small press, but today was the day the Mouse (Souris) River bit the Dawgs working to save the … Continue reading

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An Old Texas Crossing, Minnesota Style

FEMA’s Enviornmental and Historical Preservation team supports recovery and mitigation in places of historic or envionmental significance. This video highlights the restoration of an historic 72-year old bridge in Redwood Falls, MN damaged by the floods of 2010. I have … Continue reading

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Flood Emergency, Again

From the Office of the Governor of Minnesota: GOVERNOR PAWLENTY ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN COUNTIES AFFECTED BY POTENTIAL FLOODING —March 15, 2010 ~ Governor Pawlenty activates National Guard to assist in flood preparations ~ Saint … Continue reading

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Red River Post-Flood Update

Hazard mitigation efforts continue in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. Continue reading

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After the Flood, the Hard Work Begins

Looking to future hazard mitigation in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. Continue reading

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Goose River Floods

I remember putting on my rubber barn boots & grabbing a shovel, heading down by the banks of the Goose River between Mayville and Portland, right there on North Dakota Highway 200 by the park. Goose River flooding homes in … Continue reading

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