You just had to know that there would be FEMA issues in the upper midwest. It was only a matter of time.
Juli Parks didn’t worry when water began creeping up the levee that shields this town of about 750 from the Mississippi River _ not even when volunteers began piling on sandbags. After all, FEMA and local officials had assured townspeople in 1999 that the levee was sturdy enough to withstand a historic flood. In fact, some relieved homeowners dropped their flood insurance, and others […]