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The pavement on Highway 46 collapsed Tuesday morning two miles southwest of Kindred, N.D., after the culvert underneath it was flushed out from under the road. North Dakota Department of Transportation Maintenance Superintendent Bruce Nord discovered Sunday that water was running alongside the culvert, and the road has been closed since then. (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)

Persistent Sheyenne refuses to retreat

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Overland flooding from the Sheyenne River inundated areas of northern Richland County that weren't expecting water and caused problems for roads and dikes in Cass County on Tuesday.

Authorities went door to door warning about 15 farmsteads south of Kindred that the Sheyenne was flooding sections of land farther east than expected, Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky said.

The river had broken out to the east for more than two miles, crossing Richland County 26, he said.

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