U.S. Senator Al Franken toured Montevideo and Granite Falls on Saturday after visits to a number of communities along the Red River. Franken, left, and Mayor Dave Smiglewski of Granite Falls view the waters of the Minnesota River pour over the Granite Falls dam. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Montevideo raising Highway 212 levee
MONTEVIDEO -- Work is under way this morning to raise a one-mile stretch of the levee on U.S. Highway 212 in Montevideo. Volunteers are also filling sandbags to have at the ready.
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