Small towns eye bottom line in flood prep

April 3, 2011 at 7:00 pm in INFORUM

“For a small town to prepare for a flood, it’s a lot different than it is for a big metro area,” Mayor Curt Johannsen said of Hendrum, a town of about 350 people about 30 miles north of Fargo and Moorhead. “We don’t have the resources that Fargo-Moorhead does, so as a small town we can’t afford to absorb a lot of those costs.”
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