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Flood preparations begin on Prairie Island


March 20, 2019

Flood preparations were underway this week on Prairie Island where officials are closely monitoring rising river levels.

Dozens of volunteers were filling and stacking sandbags Tuesday, March 19, with more sandbagging events planned for Wednesday and Thursday. Prairie Island Police Chief Jon Priem said work also began last week on an 11-foot-tall sand berm behind the Treasure Island Amphitheater.


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