Spike in flood insurance premiums hits Roseau hard

National Affairs Steve Karnowski, Associated Press · ·
Bob Brellenthin of Pahlen Realty stands at a bridge crossing the Roseau River in Roseau, Minn. on Thursday, March 20, 2014. He knows first hand the effect the new, higher national flood insurance premiums have had on his business and the difficulty his customers have had selling their homes because of the changes in the National Flood Insurance Program.