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Published August 26 2012

Minot airmen still displaced by 2011 flood

MINOT, N.D. — The military says 129 personnel at the Minot Air Force Base are still displaced by last year's Souris River flood.

The Minot Daily News reports that 40 of the people displaced are military members, while 19 are civilians. The displaced include some 70 family members.

The Souris River flooded more than 4,000 homes and businesses in Minot last summer.

Base officials reported a total of 1,142 airmen, civilian employees and family members were initially displaced by the flood.