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Waters began pouring over a Stony Run Township road north of Granite Falls on March 22, and grew to cover more than a one-half mile portion of the road. Township officials are waiting for the waters to recede to assess the damage. In 1997, it cost $160,000 to repair the damage, or four times the township's annual road maintenance budget at the time. (Tribune file photo)

Minn. River waters slowly receding

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MONTEVIDEO -- Life is getting back to normal in areas affected by floodwaters along the Minnesota River during the previous week.

Sanitary sewer service was restored Monday to low-lying areas in Montevideo, including the homes and businesses in the Smith Addition.


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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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