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3 Illinois Counties Declared Disaster Areas by Governor

Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois has declared three counties there to be disaster areas due to severe damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure as a result of last months flooding. According to the Governor, who issued a statement on Wednesday, the July 27 flash floods in the northwest part of the state caused damage in […]

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Fargo Resident Told To Brace for Flooding

Officials in Fargo, ND informed residents earlier this week that it’s time to begin preparing for another major flooding along the Red River. It is anticipated that this will be third such spring flood in a row. On Monday, during the first public planning session for possible flooding, Mayor Dennis Walaker said, “I don’t think […]

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Des Moines Seeks Money to Buy More Properties in Flood Zone

Spurred on by recent heavy rains, officials in the city of Des Moines, IA, are seeking more money to buy properties in a flood-prone part of the city, along Four Mile Creek. According to city manager Rick Clark, flooding in the Four Mile Creek neighborhoods is “uncontrolled,” and recent weather has only shown that more […]

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