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Rains overwhelm Granite Falls sewer system

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GRANITE FALLS -- Heavy rains Thursday overwhelmed the sanitary sewer system in Granite Falls, causing sewage to back up into the basements of as many as 60 homes.

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Rainfall amounts in the city totaled between 5½ to 6 inches. The rain fell at a rate greater than 3 inches an hour.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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