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Oilfield spill contaminates creek in southwestern N.D.
Trump plans to clear Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines
'La La Land' leads diverse Oscar nominations lineup
Police say drunk man pushed toddler home from Grand Forks Wal-Mart in shopping cart
Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
June 30, 2016
Drayton gets 6-month extension for dike removal deadline
DRAYTON—A federal administrator said Drayton will have more time to remove dikes from land his agency owns in town, and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is working on legislation to keep them there permanently.
June 30, 2016 - 4:23pm
June 29, 2016
ND receives funds to bolster border security, prepare for possible terrorism
WASHINGTON -- If money helps, North Dakota will be a bit safer in the future. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday that North Dakota will receive $7.4 million in Federal Emergency Management funding to bolster security on the northern border with Canada, put...
June 29, 2016 - 11:43pm
March 20, 2016
Mott completes third FEMA buyout
MOTT — The Cannonball River flows through the town of Mott. While it is used recreationally for fishing or swimming, it also causes flooding...
March 20, 2016 - 1:50am
December 29, 2015
Federal funds could help local emergency response departments
WASHINGTON -- Local fire departments and emergency medical services face a Jan. 15 deadline to apply for federal grants for operations and safety improvements. The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
December 29, 2015 - 3:44pm
March 25, 2015
FEMA accepting applications for performance grants
WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is now accepting applications for its Emergency Management Performance Grant program, including $3.1 million in North Dakota. The EMPG program provides funds to state, local and tribal governments to prepare for all hazards,...
March 25, 2015 - 7:35pm
January 26, 2015
FEMA twice denied federal aid for August storm that battered Dunn Co.
MANNING -- Dunn County and three other North Dakota counties must pay for damages from summer storms themselves after the federal government...
January 26, 2015 - 7:48pm
December 1, 2014
New FEMA rule could hike cost of new Fargo homes
FARGO – Homebuilders here are watching the Federal Emergency Management Agency closely for a decision expected in the next month or so that they say could bump up the cost of area housing. The agency is raising the estimated level of a once-every-100-year flood by a foot on...
December 1, 2014 - 11:02am
September 6, 2014
Oil boom, flood recovery boost Minot housing demand
MINOT — Dennis Roerick remembers it as the worst Father’s Day of his life. It was June 19, 2011, when he and his wife, JoAnn, heard warnings...
September 6, 2014 - 7:20pm
September 3, 2014
Waiting for help: Dunn County to submit disaster declaration paperwork
Dunn County officials have until today to submit their paperwork to the state in efforts to get a federal disaster declaration, the emergency...
September 3, 2014 - 10:31pm
August 20, 2014
Dunn County commissioners discuss floods
MANNING — Dunn County moved into long-term damage control mode Wednesday, formally declaring a disaster state from weekend flooding and discussing FEMA assistance. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency gets involved, it will cover 75 percent of the costs. The state traditionally...
August 20, 2014 - 10:57pm
June 26, 2014
FEMA official gives flood insurance tips
From Stark County to the Red River Valley, the threat of flooding continues to loom statewide. For city and county officials, as well as engineers, navigating federal flood insurance can be confusing, said Federal Emergency Management Agency natural hazards specialist Tom Birney. Representatives...
June 26, 2014 - 5:10pm
December 11, 2013
Last FEMA trailers in Minot on their way out
The Associated Press MINOT — The last handful of Federal Emergency Management Agency mobile homes brought to Minot following historic Souris River flooding two years ago are on their way out of the city. FEMA made more than 2,000 of the homes available to residents displaced...
December 11, 2013 - 6:26pm
November 12, 2013
$8.3M approved for ND counties hit by early winter storm
BISMARCK – Seven counties in southwestern North Dakota will receive more than $8.3 million in federal and state funds to help them recover from a severe winter storm Oct. 4-5, with most of the money going to rural electric cooperatives for permanent repairs to downed power lines...
November 12, 2013 - 6:09pm
October 31, 2013
Federal disaster declared in wake of ND snowstorm
BISMARCK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Gov. Jack Dalrymple's request for a federal disaster declaration in the wake of a fall snowstorm that hit southwestern and south central North Dakota. The declaration paves the way for federal aid to help rural...
October 31, 2013 - 1:29pm
March 30, 2013
FEMA reform could sharply drive up cost of flood insurance
FARGO -- City officials are concerned that new national regulations could mean sharp jumps in flood insurance premiums for many Fargo homeowners -- yearly increases that could start as early as next year. The National Flood Insurance Program, administered by the Federal Emergency...
March 30, 2013 - 12:00am