Minot evacuees wonder where they'll find refuge
MINOT, N.D. - On the plywood sheet that blocked the door to a dark, empty house were crude words in red spray paint: "Beach party 6-22-11."
"At least my neighbors have a sense of humor," Pat Nash said as he snapped a picture. He made a chuckling sound that was half jocular and half bitter.
Nash, the owner of a trucking company, was about to become homeless as the waters of the Souris River inched toward the top of the dikes that protect his neighborhood in northwest Minot.
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