ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Dakotas to share in grants administered by Forest Service

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Dakotas are among 41 states that will share in $272 million this year to support local schools, roads and forests. The money comes from the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act administered by the U.S.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Dakotas are among 41 states that will share in $272 million this year to support local schools, roads and forests.

The money comes from the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act administered by the U.S. Forest Service.

The payments from the Forest Service may be used to support public schools and roads and to help maintain and improve the health of forests. Money also may be used to develop community wildfire protection plans and for emergency services reimbursements on national forests.

What To Read Next
Members Only
“In our industry there aren’t a lot of young people in it. I like the fact that there are a lot of young people in agriculture here,” he said of the Mitchell area.
Members Only
After the departure of longtime superintendent Marje Kaiser and the hiring of Dan Trefz, who recently resigned, advocates say the specialty school needs help from lawmakers to reach its past heights.
Over the past year, the city has been mulling over bringing a secondary water source to Mitchell – a move Mayor Bob Everson said is aimed at positioning the city to grow.
At issue was the attendance at a legislative conference in Hawaii last December by Spencer Gosch and Jamie Smith.