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A manhole cover on the 600 block of 25th Avenue Southwest that's several inches below street level. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Manholes aren't sinking -- frost is lifting the streets around the city

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WILLMAR -- People driving around Willmar's rougher-than-usual streets this spring are seeing a demonstration of the tremendous power of water and ice.


Many have probably noticed that many manhole covers in the city seem to be sinking.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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