Governor tours flooded homes; International Falls water and sewer plants threatened
RANIER — The sun was shining Tuesday, but lakes and streams were still rising all along the Minnesota-Ontario border waters region.
Truckloads of sand were rolling in, and filled sand bags rolling out, as part of a breakneck effort to keep floodwaters out of homes and businesses as the Rainy River surpassed record levels and Rainy Lake approached its high-water mark.
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