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Michael Shutt, left, and Chris Lizachowski rescue a driver whose car stalled after driving through rising floodwaters from the Forest River in Minto, N.D., on Thursday morning. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service

High water in Walsh County: Drivers tempt fate on flooded roads as sandbagging begins

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MINTO, N.D. — There was more than 3 feet of water flowing over a section of U.S. Highway 81 on Thursday morning, but the driver of the car was intent on crossing to the other side.

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By the time she was forced to stop, the water had reached the car’s hood. Lucky for her, volunteers were on hand to pull her free.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years. 
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