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March 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Red River Flood crest reaches Kittson County

My previous Blog showed a photo taken from the Red River Bridge on Hwy175 on Sunday March 21st, 2010.

Yesterday the flood crest reached the bridge and flooded Hwy #175. The road to the bridge was closed yesterday. The bridge at Drayton is also closed over the river.

The above photo was taken this morning on Hwy 175 about a mile east of the bridge. This photo was taken facing west. You can see the water is now flowing over the road from…

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Added by Glenn Browne on March 25, 2010 at 5:01pm — No Comments

RED RIVER FLOOD OF 2010



At the present time Fargo North Dakota has been fighting the Red River flood crest which is now moving north to Grand Forks. The river is out of it’s banks west of Hallock but there is a chance that it will not flood as wide an area as it did last spring. It flooded the county at least five miles east of the river and all roads were closed. The flood crest has about another 50 miles to go before it reaches our county.…

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Added by Glenn Browne on March 22, 2010 at 9:04pm — No Comments

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