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Obama: Help is on the way to hurricane zone

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama insisted on Monday that the federal government can help Americans in crisis, whether they’re autoworkers fearful that their company will disappear or Gulf Coast residents picking up the pieces after the devastation of Hurricane Isaac. Continue Reading

Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in La.

August 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Hurricane Isaac spun into the southern Louisiana coast late Tuesday, sending floodwaters surging and unleashing fierce winds as residents hunkered down behind boarded-up windows. New Orleans calmly waited out another storm on the eve of Hurricane Katrina’s seventh anniversary, hoping the city’s strengthened levees will hold. Continue Reading

ND Red Cross volunteers head to Gulf

August 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Driving 24 hours and 1,500 miles to a hot, humid place to serve meals out of a truck isn’t everyone’s idea of a vacation. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks Red Cross volunteers head to Gulf

August 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Driving 24 hours and 1,500 miles to a hot, humid place to serve meals out of a truck isn’t everyone’s idea of a vacation. But that is what’s in store for East Grand Forks’ Tom Harding, who couldn’t be more excited to volunteer with the American Red Cross as Hurricane Isaac bears down on New Orleans. Continue Reading