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Carol Sandin, left, and her husband, Dave, were two of some 50 volunteers who left New London Friday to help with sandbagging efforts in Fargo, N.D. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Local volunteers head to Fargo to assist

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NEW LONDON -- Shortly after 5 a.m. Friday, volunteers came toting boots, travel mugs of hot coffee and the desire to help people battle the Red River.


More than 50 volunteers from the area boarded buses in the Peace Lutheran Church parking lot in New London on a mission to help shore up the wall of sandbags in Fargo and Moorhead.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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