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Slow flood insurance relief pains Aberdeen landlord

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — Despite the passage of a federal policy to ease spikes in flood insurance rates, implementation lag time is leaving at least one South Dakotan in a lurch.

Two of Cory Gollnick’s seven rental properties in Aberde…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

In South Dakota, flood insurance rates on rise

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre’s director of public works has his eye on a problem that many in South Dakota’s flood plains don’t recognize yet.

More than 1,600 South Dakota residents will see their subsidized flood insurance…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

In South Dakota, flood insurance rates on rise

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — Fort Pierre’s director of public works has his eye on a problem that many in South Dakota’s flood plains don’t recognize yet.

More than 1,600 South Dakota residents will see their subsidized flood insurance…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

House bill calls ‘timeout’ on flood insurance hikes

June 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Across-the-board bumps to flood insurance nationwide expected to kick in over the next few years might not come as soon as planned. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., announced Thursday that the House passed a funding bill that essentially calls a “timeout” on a few scheduled changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, which he said will cause “extreme pain” for homeowners if Congress can’t stop them. Continue Reading

Most Duluth residents lack flood insurance

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Only 111 flood insurance policies have been sold in Duluth, according to Kris Eide, director of the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management office. “Who would think, when you live on a hill, you need flood insurance?” she said. Continue Reading

SD Supreme Court dismisses suit claiming lender on hook for flood insurance

May 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Supreme Court says a Hermosa woman cannot sue a lender for failing to make sure her home was covered by flood insurance.
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Eli Lehrer and others, Chicago, column: Flood insurance program needs U.S. Senate vote

November 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Everyone in North Dakota should be concerned that Congress can’t get its act together to put the flood insurance program on stronger footing. Continue Reading

Jessica Ludy, Delft, The Netherlands: Flood risk exists on both sides of levees

September 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

As recent research at the University of California, Berkeley confirms, Americans protected by levees are unaware of the true risks they face. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION — Life in a flood plain

June 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Is the threat of flooding making North Dakota ‘unlivable’? Absolutely not. Continue Reading

Most Minot residents lack flood insurance

June 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The vast majority of Minot residents didn’t have flood insurance as of four weeks ago, and it’s believed that most still were without it when the Souris River began its current siege on the city. Continue Reading