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Sewer shut off to Smith Addition in Montevideo as Minnesota River rises


MONTEVIDEO -- As had been expected, the city of Montevideo shut off sanitary sewer services to homes in the Smith Addition on Tuesday as the Minnesota River rose towards a second crest.

The National Weather Service is predicting the river will reach a 20-foot crest today in Monte -video. The river reached 19 feet on Tuesday, the level at which the city needed to shut off sanitary sewer service to the Smith Addition and Forest Avenue.

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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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