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Published June 22, 2012, 09:48 AM

Reopening of Minot park heralds hope after flood

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When Ron Merritt saw Minot's Oak Park after the peak of last summer's Souris River flooding, he despaired about making it normal again. Water had reached the eaves of the park's picnic shelters, river sediment was everywhere and a 60-foot ash tree had toppled across its band shell.

By: DALE WETZEL,Associated Press, Associated Press

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