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February 1, 2014
Hundreds evacuated from besieged District of Syrian capital
BEIRUT —Aid agencies in Syria have evacuated hundreds of people from the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Yarmouk, a government-aligned Palestinian group said on Saturday, in a rare moment of coordination between the government and rebel forces. Granting relief groups access to...
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February 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
November 10, 2011
Berg says federal disaster aid amount unknown
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Congressman Rick Berg says the state should get a chunk of federal grant money for disaster relief. Berg said Thursday he's not sure how much community development block grant money North Dakota will qualify for. The North Dakota Legislature...
November 10, 2011 - 1:46pm
July 2, 2010
'UN' of faith groups set roles in disaster relief
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- For every hurricane, earthquake or flood, there is help: food, bottled water, crews of volunteers nailing shingles to brand...
July 2, 2010 - 8:09am
March 10, 2010
SCHSC donates to Haiti effort
March 10, 2010 - 8:19am
January 22, 2010
Haiti earthquake survivors come home
WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) -- Two Wahpeton-area mission workers who survived the Haiti earthquake have returned home. Wahpeton nurse Brenda Marzigliano and Georgia Dufault, a former Breckenridge, Minn., resident who now works in Moorhead, were stationed at a hospital about 80 miles...
January 22, 2010 - 10:33am
January 19, 2010
Couple donates wedding dinner money to Haiti
MAPLE GROVE , Minn. -- Guests at the Bogen-Nicholson wedding in mid-June will have an interesting tidbit when they describe the couple's big day: The bride served peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Duluth native Leah Bogen and her fianc?, Will Nicholson, were eating breakfast and...
January 19, 2010 - 7:55am
Sports stars raise $800K
MIAMI (AP) -- With retired NBA star Alonzo Mourning calling the initial wave of support "overwhelming," the Haitian earthquake relief fund he co-founded with Heat star Dwyane Wade announced Monday that its pledge total has already surpassed $800,000. Wade's donation was a one-game...
January 19, 2010 - 7:46am
December 3, 2009
Disaster aid to N.D. tops $132 million
State and federal assistance to North Dakotans for spring flooding response and recovery has surpassed $132 million in grants and loans, the state Department of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday. As of Tuesday: * $62,352,592 has been...
December 3, 2009 - 8:37am
October 6, 2009
Disaster request should be decided soon
BATH, S.D. (AP) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency will decide soon whether to approve a request for disaster declarations for counties in the northeast part of South Dakota hurt by spring flooding. In late March, Gov. Mike Rounds asked for a presidential...
October 6, 2009 - 7:16am
May 29, 2009
Property tax relief coming this way
Property owners in the Jamestown Public School District will get a Christmas gift in their December tax statements. A bill passed in the 2009 session of the Legislature provided $295 million in property tax relief for homeowners, farm land and commercial businesses. Senate Bill 2199...
May 29, 2009 - 6:28am
May 5, 2009
Flood relief fund receives donation
A $25,000 donation from Pioneer Hi-Bred has pushed the North Dakota Farm Bureau Foundation's Buy a Sandbag for a Buck flood relief fund past the $145,000 mark. Now the foundation is urging or-ganizations in impacted communities to apply for the grants. The NDFB Foundation Board will...
May 5, 2009 - 6:54am
April 15, 2009
FCS donates to hunger relief
AgCountry Farm Credit Services has donated more than $14,000 toward hunger relief efforts in eastern North Dakota and northwest and west central Minnesota. The Jamestown Branch office made a contribution to the Region VI Community Action Program, James-town. This is the 19th year...
April 15, 2009 - 12:32pm
April 9, 2009
Relief agencies help small N.D. town after flood
LINTON, N.D. (AP) -- Relief workers from around the country have come to help clean and repair flooded homes in the small town of Linton. The group called Operation Blessing originally came to North Dakota to help flood victims in Fargo, but when that city's dikes held back the...
April 9, 2009 - 8:01am
Letter to the editor: More than one type of tax relief needed in N.D.
In her recent letter, Laurie Mosolf misrepresents most of North Dakotans' opinions on tax relief. While the measure to cut income taxes by 50 percent was defeated, Mosolf is oversimplifying the situation. North Dakotans did not defeat the bill because they didn't want any income...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
N.D. property tax relief certificates have expiration date
North Dakota Tax Commissioner Cory Fong said Tuesday that taxpayers who filed for property tax relief and received a Property Tax Relief Certificate must redeem the certificate before the expiration date. "Many North Dakota property owners received a Property Tax Relief Certificate...
December 2, 2008 - 12:04pm