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Published June 22, 2012, 09:45 PM

Exactly one year ago the 2011 Flood hit Minot full force

Minot, ND (WDAY TV) -- It was exactly one year ago when the Mouse River flood of 2011 hit Minot in full force. Thousands of people lost their homes in the flood waters.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Minot, ND (WDAY TV) -- It was exactly one year ago when the Mouse River flood of 2011 hit Minot in full force. Thousands of people lost their homes in the flood waters.

Today, that devastating event was observed with a moment of silence at the grand reopening of Oak Park.

It was among the first landmarks to flood in Minot and at the height of the flood, Oak Park was under more than ten feet of water.

Its back, complete with the Splashpad, Magic Smiles Playground and fresh green grass.

City and state representatives were on hand for the celebration.

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