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Ramsey County to receive largest portion of $36.5 million in aid for road repairs throughout Devils Lake Basin

April 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ramsey County will receive the lion’s share of a $6 million state allocation to help pay the local matches for nearly $36.5 million in emergency road repair projects in the Devils Lake Basin. The North Dakota Legislature allocated $6 million to pay the local match of the projects on federal-aid roads, including U.S. Highway 281 and North Dakota Highways 19, 20 and 57 in the five basin counties: Benson, Eddy, Nelson, Ramsey and Towner. Continue Reading

Ramsey County to receive largest portion of $36.5 million in aid for road repairs throughout Devils Lake Basin

April 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ramsey County will receive the lion’s share of a $6 million state allocation to help pay the local matches for nearly $36.5 million in emergency road repair projects in the Devils Lake Basin. The North Dakota Legislature allocated $6 million to pay the local match of the projects on federal-aid roads, including U.S. Highway 281 and North Dakota Highways 19, 20 and 57 in the five basin counties: Benson, Eddy, Nelson, Ramsey and Towner. Continue Reading

Freedom of information, not always free

November 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Devils Lake board gives up after USDA demands $150,000 Sometimes, it’s just easier and cheaper to move on rather than put up a fight. That’s what the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board decided recently, when it paid a $96,000 bill to the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Continue Reading

N.D. law enforcement agencies, state getting more than $9.6 million in Homeland Security money

August 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The grants will help the agencies prevent terrorist attacks, secure U.S. borders and enhance emergency preparedness, according to a news release from the state’s congressional delegation, Sen. Kent Conrad, Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg. Continue Reading

N.D. reports first case of West Nile virus in 2011

July 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Department of Health says the state has identified its first case of West Nile virus for the year. The patient, who was not hospitalized, is a male between the ages of 10 and 19. He lives in Towner County. Continue Reading

N.D. reports first case of West Nile virus in 2011

July 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Department of Health says the state has identified its first case of West Nile virus for the year. The patient, who was not hospitalized, is a male between the ages of 10 and 19. He lives in Towner County. Continue Reading

Towner County scrambling to close washed out roads

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials in Towner County in the Devils Lake Basin across north central North Dakota are scrambling today to close dozens of roads as flood waters quickly moved across the rural region. Continue Reading

Stenehjem: Towner County authorities broke open meetings law

January 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says Towner County’s Ambulance Service Board violated North Dakota’s open meetings law. <a href=”http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/191653/”>Continue Reading</a>

Cando, N.D., woman accused of stealing from youth hockey club

September 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Authorities allege that a Cando, N.D., woman embezzled more than $6,000 from her town’s youth hockey club. Continue Reading