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Kathryn, N.D., being evacuated because of erosion to nearby dam

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KATHRYN, N.D. - Officials issued a Code Red alert this morning to evacuate the small Barnes County town of Kathryn because of erosion of the Clausen Springs dam.

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Officials were reporting that the dam west of the city of about 60 people was 40 percent eroded.

Kathryn is about 17 miles miles south of Valley City.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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