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Marcus Larson: Fargo Forum Insults MN Gov. Mark Dayton

Marcus Larson: Fargo Forum Insults MN Gov. Mark Dayton

In yet another goading Fargo Forum editorial, the Fool’em didn’t miss a chance to be discourteous and denigrate Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton with overtones and direct insults against Minnesota Representatives and state agencies. Here is the editorial with commentary:   Forum editorial: Dayton should get here Posted on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:43 p.m. If

Guest Post: Fargo Attempting To Bribe Oxbow Into Conceding To Flood Diverson

The future of House Bill 1020 was the subject of the testimony heard before the North Dakota Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in Bismarck last Friday. Two weeks ago, on February 27, the North Dakota House voted 90 to 4 to prohibit Fargo and its Diversion Authority from using state appropriated tax funds on the 2 billion

Guest Post: The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority Is Being Milked By Special Interests

Where does all the money go? The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority money, I mean. In 2013 the Diversion Authority is projected to spend $44 million on the FM Flood Risk Reduction plan. “The Corps and sponsors have invested approximately $60 million in the project through the end of fiscal year 2013,” according to Diversion Authority publicist

Guest Post: Corps Using Questionable Numbers On Fargo Diversion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has been engaging in some highly questionable analysis in its definition of the 100-year flood plain in Fargo-Moorhead. As a result, the Corps’ Dam/Diversion is quickly losing its claim to being a cost-effective project. FEMA has recently reviewed historical flood data and is expected to set the 100-year

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