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Local residents urged by FEMA officials to prepare for ‘flood fight’

February 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Federal Emergency Management Agency official said Friday that there is a 98 percent chance of minor to moderate flooding this spring on the James River, with at least a 50 percent chance of major flooding.
Matt Buddie, National Flood Insurance Program specialist with FEMA in Denver, urged local officials and residents to be prepared. Continue Reading&

Ohlman talk: Mayor says he lacks funding; county wants to rid itself of road

October 1, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Mayor Lou Sebert says he wants action on a rough section of Ohlman Street on the city’s western edge.
“I think the city and county should get together and get it done,” Sebert said this week. Finding the money to do the job, however, is another matter. Continue Reading

Vandalism, sign theft may cause fatal crashes in Davison County

August 25, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Thieves and vandals are stealing and damaging traffic signs at a record clip, Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg told the Davison County commissioners on Tuesday.
“We’ve got our new signs up and people are already stealing our ‘Stop’ and ‘Yield’ signs,” Weinberg said, theorizing that the missing signs are likely ending up “in dorm rooms or lining grain bins.”
Weinberg said missing signs could have potentially lethal consequences for unsuspecting drivers. Continue Reading