THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Moderne ou Historique? The newly rebuilt Sutliff Bridge
What is modern and what is historic, when we look at bridges in general? This question is very difficult because it is based on the individual bridge and its appearance. Sometimes we cross a truss b... Posted on 10/17/12 at 4:19 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Dayton wants to investigate FEMA aid differences
Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to look into a reported difference of opinion within the federal agency that rejected Minnesotas request for individual flood recovery aid.
Dayton said on Thursday th... Posted on 7/26/12 at 1:49 PM
Young service workers will help process storm damage reimbursements
WORTHINGTON — After spending a few months in New Jersey helping with FEMA efforts after Hurricane Sandy, eight AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) members arrived in Worthington on May 17 to help with the FEMA reimbursement process for costs incurred by townships, cities and schools after April’s snow and ice storm.
Removal and reimbursement discussed with FEMA WORTHINGTON — After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take a closer look at the way its storm-damaged trees are being trimmed around town.
WORTHINGTON — The next step in the process toward recovery from the April ice storm was taken Tuesday afternoon as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) officials met with representatives from across Nobles County.
FEMA guidelines leave an eyesore, some say WORTHINGTON — In a discussion with Ceres Environmental and True North during Monday night’s meeting, the city council questioned the tree-trimming regulations set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
WORTHINGTON — An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA.
Federal aid will cover 75 percent of costs incurred
WORTHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties after an April 9 ice storm snapped thousands of power poles and thousands more trees.
Damage tally for region includes $16 million in Nobles County WORTHINGTON — According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than $26 million worth of damage was done across southwest Minnesota during the April winter storm.
WORTHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently completed a remapping of Nobles County’s flood plain. The maps are used to determine which properties in the cities and rural areas of the county are now at greater risk for flooding.
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