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Published November 03, 2010, 03:38 PM

Oakport homeowner upset with plan to raise road next to his house

Oakport Township, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Would you be willing to give up your front yard to help protect your neighbors from spring flooding? That is the situation in Oakport Township where crews are racing to wrap up work this fall on an ongoing dike project there. But some Oakport residents who live on Broadway are upset about a plan to raise and widen that busy road, a plan that would also take out some front yards.

By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAY

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