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

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.

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.

Amy Dalrymple

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