Rising rivers lead to evacuations
Published 03/24/2009, The Jamestown Sun
Most of the 2,500 residents of Hazen, northwest of Bismarck, were filling sandbags Monday to fight the rising Knife River. Officials said five homes and the city’s golf course were flooded. The water was nearly 6 feet higher than the flood stage of 21 feet, said Una Reinhardt, of the city’s water department.Word count: 782
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