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A major washout from spring flooding has shut down a mile section on the Kandi-Swift Line Road in Pillsbury Township. Swift County is seeking emergency disaster status to obtain funding to repair township roads. Repairs are estimated at nearly $200,000. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Swift County seeks emergency status for spring flood damage

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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 townships, 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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