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Hazard mitigation plan for Billings, Dunn and Golden Valley counties in works

February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA It certainly wasn’t on par with a taping of the popular reality TV hit “Doomsday Preppers,” but Thursday’s multi-county hazard mitigation workshop at the North Dakota Hall of Fame had attendees thinking about preparedness. Continue Reading

County crews are prepared for whatever Mother Nature tosses them

December 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR With a wild weather forecast that was changing by the hour, Kandiyohi County highway crews weren’t sure what they’d have to tackle on the roads this holiday weekend so they prepared for just about everything.
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Storms dump heavy rain, snow on parts of West

December 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BELLEMONT, Ariz. A winter storm pummeled the western U.S. on Thursday with fierce wind gusts, heavy rain and up to 2 feet of snow, closing freeways, forcing people from their homes in a California town and dumping a snowy mix of precipitation on the edges of Phoenix.
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County to address Hazard Mitigation Plan

December 30, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

One concern is flood plains and why people can build in them
WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Planning Commission took the first step Wednesday night in approving an update to the county’s All Hazard Mitigation Plan. The document paves the way for the county to access federal funds that could alleviate some of the costs of mitigating natural, man-made or technological disasters. Continue Reading