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North Dakota Request For Major Disaster Declaration Approved

It'll make federal assistance available under the Federal Emergency Management Agency

WASHINGTON, D.C. —¬† President Trump has approved North Dakota’s request for a major disaster declaration due to fall flooding and the early snowstorm. It’ll make federal assistance available under the Federal Emergency Management Agency. An estimated $10 million in damage was done to public infrastructure from a three-day October storm and flooding. The declaration covers 16 counties: Barnes, Eddy, Foster,…

Lake Ashtabula Has Invasive Zebra Mussels

Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested water

BARNES CO., ND —¬†North Dakota Game and Fish has confirmed the presence of invasive zebra mussels in Lake Ashtabula. Inspections of the lake in Barnes and Griggs counties also found well-established populations of zebra mussels of various ages throughout the lake. Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River downstream all the way to the Red River have been classified as infested…

Snowstorm Crash Kills Minnesota Woman

Thirty-six other crashes resulted in injuries

HR09_131569920402010000 HR09_131569920462010000 HR09_131569920509350000 HR09_131569920581010000 HR09_131569920606340000 MINNESOTA — The first big snowstorm of the season caused hundreds of crashes, including one that killed an elderly woman in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol responded to more than 400 crashes statewide, including one on Highway 12 near Benson that killed an 87-year-old woman. Thirty-six other crashes resulted in injuries. North Dakota Highway Patrol responded…