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FLOOD UPDATE: Cass County begins clay levee construction, sand delivery for rural residents

Cass County leaders said clay levee construction will move into high gear today as crews builds up its flood protection for rural subdivisions.

The county also plans to deliver sand while stockpiling up to 100,000 sandbags.

County Engineer Keith Berndt said flood fight plans have been accelerated as clay levees will be built for the Round Hill, Forest River, Chrisan and Stockman's subdivisions. In necessary, a levee will be built for Highland Park.

The county urged any residents who need help, or have questions, to call (701) 297-6000.

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