FEMA Denies Appeal For Individual Flood Aid
When FEMA originally denied individual flood-disaster aid for Northland residents, Governor Mark Dayton formally appealed their decision.  It appears the appeal was in vain as it has been officially denied.
Governor Mark Dayton Appeals FEMA Decision
Recently FEMA denied individual aid to flood victims in our area.  Obviously this was not a popular decision and created hardship for many of our neighbors.  Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton does not support this decision at all and he's trying to get FEMA to reconsider with his appeal.
Grandmas On The Hill Set To Re-Open Monday August 6th
After the flood, one the hardest hit businesses over the hill was Grandmas Restaurant.  After countless hours of cleanup and remodeling, Grandmas on the hill is all set to once again open to the public and they will also  help other flood victims.
National Emergency Test Scheduled This Week
Just so you are aware...on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, FEMA, DHS and FCC will conduct the first national test of the Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test.  It's a good system to have in place.   Here's what you need to know.