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OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks have been closed due to flooding.

According to a news release from Sheriff Scott Hable, these county parks are closed as of today:

Mack Lake County Park

Anderson Lake County Park

Beaver Falls County Park – south side (bridge washed out)

Vicksburg County Park – west (Sacred Heart Creek area)

Skalbekken County Park – west side of County Road 10

The parks will be closed until further notice.

Hable also asks citizens to note that the Minnesota River is projected to rise several feet by the weekend. If that occurs, Vicksburg County Park and Skalbekken County Park will close completely.

For park closure information updates, please call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793.