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Renville County Commissioners declare disaster declaration.....
State dignitaries visit with county and local
officials about water problems in Renville County

County and local officials met with state dignitaries on Thursday, July 3rd in the Community Room of the Renville County Courthouse in Mohall to discuss the water damages in Renville County following the heavy rains during June 27th, 28th, and 29th. Pictured around the tables from the left are: Representative Bob Hunskor; Representative Dick Anderson; Andrea Travnicek, Senior Policy Advisor for Governor Dalrymple; Adjutant General David Sprynczynatyk, director of the state Department of Emergency Services, Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley, Kristy Titus, Renville County Emergency Manager and Renville County Job Development Director; Joe Genareo, Renville County Commissioner; Richard Brunner, Renville County Road Supervisor; Darcy Rosendahl, deputy director of the state Department of Transportation; and Mohall City Mayor, Tom Witteman. Pictured in the background are representatives from KMOT-TV.

Pictured above: Area view of land southeast of the Jason and Cheryl Overby farm, northwest of Mohall. Photo taken by Bowers Ag, Inc. of Mohall.

Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, Adjutant General David Sprynczynatyk, and Darcy Rosendahl, along with Representatives Bob Hunskor and Dick Anderson, were in Mohall on Thursday, July 3rd to discuss the impact of the recent rains from June 27th through the 29th here in Renville County. Attending from Renville County were Kristy Titus, Renville County Emergency Manager and Renville County JDA director; Joe Genareo, Renville County Commissioner; Richard Brunner, Renville County Road Supervisor; and Tom Witteman, Mayor of Mohall.

On Thursday, July 3rd, Gov. Jack Dalrymple issued an emergency declaration in response to overland flooding in northwestern and central North Dakota. Heavy rains in the Upper Souris River Basin have swamped farmland and roadways, causing significant damage to area crops and public infrastructure.

Dalrymple’s emergency declaration makes available state resources to assist county, city, and tribal jurisdictions with damages to public infrastructure. North Dakota Department of Emergency Services is working with local officials to assess and document damages. Local declarations have been issued for Bottineau, Divide, Eddy, and Renville counties and the city of Underwood in McLean County. Additional jurisdictions may also declare an emergency as they continue to assess damages.

Pictured above: Area view by Bowers Ag, Inc. of Mohall of land southeast of Paul Trout’s farm located south of Sherwood.

“Recent flooding in several counties continues to cause damage to local and state roadways and to other public infrastructure,” Dalrymple said. “We will continue to work with local officials to provide assistance in keeping access open.”

“At the same time, we will make sure that the U.S. Department of Agriculture understands the challenges faced by many area farmers who haven’t been able to plant crops and by those suffering from crop losses due to flooding and excessive moisture,” Dalrymple said.

Dalrymple said local government officials should document damages to public infrastructure and he encouraged farmers and ranchers to document their losses as well.

Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley toured counties in north central and northwest North Dakota on Thursday and he met with local officials to assess flood damages to public infrastructure. Joining Wrigley were Adjutant General David Sprynczynatyk, director of the state Department of Emergency Services, Darcy Rosendahl, deputy director of the state Department of Transportation, and area legislators.

Both Lt. Gov. Wrigley and Adjutant General Sprynczynatyk enforced what Gov. Dalrymple said. “Assessments need to be made quickly to meet the deadlines,” stated Wrigley. “Yes, and we need to do everything right. Assessments are critical and you need to be thorough with your estimates,” commented Sprynczynatyk. Kristy Titus presented the officials and those present with township maps indicating where water damages thus far had been reported, as well as several photos of the damages here in Renville County. She ... (To read this and many more interesting stories, see this week's issue of the Renville County Farmer.)

Lynn and Vivian Helming
help Bob and Diana Helming
celebrate their 50th anniversary

Back row, left to right: Bob and Diana Helming. Front row, left to right: Lynn and Vivian Helming.

Lynn and Vivian Helming helped their son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Diana Helming, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 28th. Lynn and Vivian Helming, who celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on February 1st, are living at the Good Samaritan Society - Mohall.

It was wonderful that they were able to attend this special event.

Classic Car and Motorcycle Show
this Saturday, July 12th in Mohall

The third annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show will be held in the parking lot at The Club in Mohall on Saturday, July 12th. This annual event is sponsored by several area businesses, and you are invited to come out and view the classic cars and motorcycles. Registration will begin at 1:00 p.m. that afternoon.

Door prizes will be given away throughout the afternoon and evening. The highlight of the event will begin at 5:00 p.m., with the Balance Beam, followed by the Burnout.

The event is open to the public, so come out and support the event.

Bible Study Day Retreat Thursday, July 17th at Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Women of the ELCA will be having a Bible Study Day Retreat at Zion Lutheran Church in Mohall. They invite all women to join them in the Fellowship Room on Thursday, July 17th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

"Of Many Generations" is the theme this year. Marilyn Pederson, Pastor Todd and Deanna Olson, and Helene Anderson will lead the study of three women of the Bible - Mary, Elizabeth, and Lydia. The lessons are from the "Gather" magazine and copies will be available.

Registration is helpful but not required, call Zion Church office at 756-6439.

There is no charge, but everyone is encouraged to bring a monetary offering for the local Domestic Violence.

Join the Women of the ELCA on July 17th for fellowship, learning, and singing. A noon lunch will be served.

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