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Rescuers dig to reach trapped in Philippines quake

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

At least 13 people were killed and 40 are believed missing, most of them along the shore near the epicenter of the 6.9-magnitude quake that struck in a narrow strait just off Negros Island.
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Rescuers dig to reach trapped in Philippines quake

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

At least 13 people were killed and 40 are believed missing, most of them along the shore near the epicenter of the 6.9-magnitude quake that struck in a narrow strait just off Negros Island.
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PHILIPPINES: Landslide kills 25, buries more in Philippines

January 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A landslide tore through a tiny gold-mining village in the southern Philippines today, killing 25 people and burying dozens more, months after the government warned residents the mountain was certain to crumble. Continue Reading

Highway 22 reopens to traffic today

November 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Traveling north just got a lot quicker and easier since the reopening of Highway 22 today, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park landslide damage at least $3 million fix

August 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Western N.D. landslide damage part of heavy spring snowmelt runoff, rainIt will cost more than $3 million to repair all spots in the park affected by landslides, Park Superintendent Valerie Naylor said. “With all the moisture over the past years, we have documented 28 places in the North and South units that are compromised due to water logging and such,” she said. Continue Reading

TRNP road closes at night due to landslides

July 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

A seven-mile stretch of the North Unit Scenic Drive in Theodore Roosevelt National Park has been reduced to one lane during the day and will be closed at night due to a slumping road.
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Landslides render cabins unusable

July 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Four months after a landslide brought down the hills around Skunk Bay, lake-goers are waiting for the soil at their weekend retreat to settle.
Paula Koffler and Doyle Wandler have owned a cabin together for four years and this spring, due to heavy rain and moisture, it has been unusable because of the ground shift.
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Officials plan landslide fixes

June 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Recent landslides have affected at least four roads in the area and officials are formulating plans to remedy the issues. Continue Reading

Hopes fade for 21 buried in Philippine landslide

April 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Filipino rescuers who dug by hand to save people buried by a landslide were losing hope of finding 21 still missing in the disaster that killed at least three people in a remote gold mining village, officials said today. Continue Reading