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This year, the city of West Fargo is starting its flood fighting efforts comfortably ahead of the first snow melt, as temperatures at Monday night's city commission meetings were well below zero.


Still, Mayor Rich Mattern knows that, when it comes to tackling an impending flood, there's no time like the present.

"There's always going to be little things that we need to do, so we want to get ahead of that," he said, during a phone interview with the Pioneer.

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