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GRANITE FALLS -- Heavy rains overwhelmed the sanitary sewer system in Granite Falls, causing sewage to back up into the basements of dozens of homes in the community during the Thursday night storm.


Rainfall amounts in the city totaled between 5½ to 6 inches from the storm. The rain fell at a rate greater than three inches an hour.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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