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Hill County gets flood disaster aid


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Hill County is now eligible for more than $55,000 in federal disaster aid, about a week after the Federal Emergency Management Agency reassessed the aftermath of a severe storm that struck the area last month.

Already eligible for assistance were Glacier, Liberty, Pondera and Toole counties, and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

"Initially Hill County was not included because it didn't meet the threshold for damages," FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said.

"It was a road damage that was not reported as part of the initial assessment that put them over the top," he added. "That, coupled with ot...

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