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A bulldozer shapes a clay dike on Oak Street in Fargo next to Mickelson Park softball diamonds Friday as flood preparations continue. The dike would protect the homes seen on the west side of the dike. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

Flood-fighting 'Sandbag Central' cranks up

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FARGO - The flood-fighting machine ran into a couple of minor glitches Friday just as it was gearing up at Sandbag Central.

It didn't help that the North Dakota State University men's basketball team was playing Friday afternoon in its first Division I national champion game.


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