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County sandbag center at Chase Steel building

Cass County's sandbag operation center is open, located in West Fargo at the Chase Steel building at 220 21st St. N.W. A press conference to explain the operation will be held today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m., conducted by County Engineer Keith Berndt, who will discuss details of the operation, including volunteer services, and distribution of bags and sand for rural residents. Maps will be available for review by residents who may need sandbags.

It is anticipated that the center will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until conditions warrant a change. The Red Cross and Salvation Army will be providing snacks and water for all volunteers.

The warehouse is heated and has a restroom. Volunteers are urged to bring gloves.

For more information, contact County Administrator Bonnie Johnson at 701-241-5720.