- Associated Press - Friday, July 25, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota’s congressional delegation says the state is receiving more than $7 million in Homeland Security funding to help with state and local preparedness programs.

The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

It includes about $3.7 million from the State Homeland Security Program and about $3.1 million from the Emergency Management Performance Grant Program.

The will also receive about $430,000 for Operation Stonegarden. The program aims to increase cooperation among local, tribal, state and federal government agencies to keep the U.S. border secure.