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Quam workers return to help N.D. community on Sheyenne River

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news Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- A crew of nine workers with Quam Construction of Willmar returned to Lisbon, N.D., on Sunday evening to help with emergency work to shore up the dikes protecting the community from the rising Sheyenne River.

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Dave Quam said the company received a call for emergency help around 5 o'clock on Sunday and quickly rounded up a team of workers and heavy equipment to help with the dike building.

The Sheyenne River is expected to reach a record crest on Tuesday, according to information provided the Willmar company.

He expects the crew to remain on the scene until Wednesday if not longer.

The company had sent a crew on March 23 and helped shore up the dikes and prevent flooding.

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