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Officials preparing for spring floods in the area

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MONTEVIDEO -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began its spring drawdown of the Marsh Lake and Lac qui Parle reservoirs on March 1 to prepare for the possibility of spring flooding.


Due to the potential for flooding, this season's drawdown calls for lowering the reservoirs the maximum possible, according to Shannon Bauer with the St. Paul district office of the Corps of Engineers.

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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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