Tag Archives: flooding

Guest Post: Fargo Leaders Have Devised A Plan To Push Their Flood Problem Onto Someone Else

Guest Post: Fargo Leaders Have Devised A Plan To Push Their Flood Problem Onto Someone Else

“Natural flood plain” is a phrase that has been getting some attention recently. Flood plains serve as natural flood protection. When a river is allowed to spread out it reduces the height of flood for everyone. Conversely, when a flood plain is eliminated by development, the river level naturally rises in the main stem, impacting

Guest Post: Fargo Flood Diversion Would Use Federal Eminent Domain Powers To Get Around North Dakota Law

We hold dear the rights enumerated by the founders, chief among them the rights to life, liberty and property. Our laws limit when and how our government, whether state, federal or municipal, may separate us from those rights. As residents of North Dakota we are protected by both a state constitution and the federal constitution.

A Grand Idea For North Dakota's Legacy Fund

One of the chores North Dakota’s leaders are tasked with is what to do with the state’s Legacy Fund. Per a constitutional amendment approved by voters in 2010, since June of 2011 30% of the state’s oil/gas production/extraction taxes have been deposited in the fund. The fund’s balance has soared past $700,000,000, putting it on

North Dakota State Fair Hast Lost $11.4 Million Since 1999

The North Dakota State Fair Association is currently in a fight with the Ward County Historical Society over land currently being used to display historic buildings from the region. The NDSFA wants that land, but the Ward County Historical Society, which saw damage to their buildings from the 2011 flooding, doesn’t have the resources available

Top