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Downtown Minot sits above the swollen Souris River on Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

As Souris slowly recedes in Minot, officials concentrate on recovery efforts

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MINOT, N.D. - As the Souris River slowly recedes after devastating this city with floodwaters, officials are focusing more on recovery efforts and the future.


Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Tuesday that Maj. Gen. Murray Sagsveen will coordinate statewide flood recovery efforts and begin immediately. Sagsveen directed Grand Forks' 1997 flood recovery and has worked for the state in various roles in the past.

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