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More Plaintiffs in Hepatitis C Lawsuit Against North Dakota Nursing Home

Two more confirmed cases of hepatitis C have been tied to a Minot, N.D., nursing home that’s the subject of a federal lawsuit. The new cases bring the total associated with ManorCare to 47 and add to the list of …

Minot to Hire Flood Consultant with $1M in State Funds

Minot, N.D., is getting $1 million in state money to help the city deal with properties left neglected or abandoned after a devastating flood in 2011. Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced that the money from the state Division of Emergency Services …

No Flood Insurance Rate Hike for Most Minot, North Dakota Residents

Officials say only a small number of Minot, N.D., residents have been forced to pay higher premiums for flood insurance, despite a devastating flood three years ago that wiped out most of the city. Multiple claims on a property will …

More State Aid Sought for Flood Control in Minot, North Dakota

Officials in the Minot, N.D., area say more state aid will be needed for an $820 million flood protection project for the Souris River Basin unless federal funds materialize. The State Water Commission developed the flood protection plan for the …

Corps Says Minot, North Dakota Levees Need Repairs

Minot, N.D., is taking steps to upgrade the levees that protect it from Souris River flooding. An inspection report late last year from the Army Corps of Engineers showed a number of problems, such as tree growth, erosion and inadequate …

Application Process Opens for Minot Flood Grants

Homeowners in Minot, N.D. affected by the Souris River flooding in 2011 can begin applying for grants to help with repair costs, while the city prepares to buy out more homes to make way for a flood protection project. The …

Risk of Minor Flooding Along Souris River This Spring

The risk of minor flooding at various points along the Souris River in North Dakota this spring is slightly greater than normal, the National Weather Service said. Allen Schlag, a Bismarck-based National Weather Service hydrologist, said there will be a …

Study: Minot, North Dakota Has $1B in Unmet Flood Recovery Needs

A study has concluded that Minot, N.D., has $1 billion in unmet needs as it continues to recover from historic Souris River flooding in 2011. The Minot City Council spent $125,000 of federal grant money to commission the study. The …

FEMA Considers Sales of Minot ‘Flood Housing’

Some of Minot, N.D.’s temporary flood housing units could end up being donated or sold. North Dakota U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says the Federal Emergency Management Agency is drafting a policy to allow the trailers to be donated to the …

Minot Releases Plan for Using Federal Flood Grants

The city of Minot, N.D., released a proposal on June 26 for using nearly $68 million in federal disaster recovery grant money to help recover from last summer’s devastating Souris River flooding. The grant is from the Department of Housing …