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BENSON - Gravel roads and culverts are washed out in nearly every township in Swift County because of early spring flooding, leading the county to apply for an emergency disaster declaration.


Damage estimates are at nearly $200,000 in 15 townships.

Surveys are being done in the remaining six township, and damage estimates are expected to increase.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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