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Oslo reinforces levee with 10,000 sandbags

Published 04/22/2011, Grand Forks Herald

More than 125 volunteers turned out after strong winds, rains began to erode levee
Mayor Scott Kosmatka said the river was about 10 feet lower than the top of the levees Thursday night, but a strong southeast wind started to erode the levee in the southeastern part of town. “The wave action just ate away at it,” he said.

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