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Justin Larson of Dent, Minn., helps place sandbags along his in-laws' cabin along Little McDonald lake on Thursday afternoon. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Perham flood with 'no end in sight': Slowly rising lakes have no access to natural drains

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PERHAM, Minn. - When a landlocked lake with no outlet starts flooding your property, what then?

You do what Dolores and Don Bernauer were up to Thursday: stack a wall of sandbags that may never come down.


"It's a forever fight," said Dolores Bernauer. "People don't understand what it's like."

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