Volunteers, Minnesota DOT workers, Border Patrol agents and local police work together to pack sandbags along the beach at the Point in Warroad, Minnesota Tuesday afternoon as severe winds continue to bring waves from Lake of the Woods into the shore in the lake town.
Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald
Warroad, Minn., braces for high water
WARROAD, Minn. — As rain fell intermittently today, sometimes heavily, a small army of volunteers joined city, state and federal officials in a rushed sandbagging effort to protect this resort city from potential flooding from Lake of the Woods.
A stiff northeast wind, fueling waves from the lake, loomed on their minds, making the battle more precarious.
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