LaMoure gets to work as river approaches a crest
Published 03/17/2010, The Jamestown Sun
The James River could crest in LaMoure, N.D., within a week, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. The National Weather Service predicted a crest of 16.7 feet at a LaMoure County public meeting Monday. The 16.7 feet prediction is just above the level of the city’s first crest in late March of last year. The crest was a record-setting one, which was later surpassed by the city’s second peak in mid-April, 2009, at 17.56 feet, said Sheri Gartner, LaMoure County director of emergency services.Word count: 329
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